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Maori Deeds of Land Purchases in the North Island of New Zealand: Volume Two



We have received on this day, the 7th of June 1859 the sum of fifty pounds £50 which1859. 7 June. Mr. McLean has paid to us. This is a settlement for the land at Okawa, sold by teOkawa. Moananui and his party at Wellington in January 1854, but in which sale we did notReceipt for £50. participate, and we have now finally conveyed this land in perpetuity to Victoria the Queen of England and to the Kings and Queens her successors for ever. The boundaryBoundaries. of this land begins at Oreore, and follows the edge of the swamp and then goes on shore in a straight line to Ngamahanga, and runs on and descends to Pakikokiko and then falls into the Tutaekuri and follows that stream to Ngutuwaha, thence it runs over land to Pukekautuku and thence to Mangatarata and follows that stream to the Okawa, and down the stream to Oreore. Now we have fully considered and bid farewell to and finally given up these lands with all the trees water streams grass and everything either above or below the surface of the soil, as a lasting possession to Victoria the Queen of England and to all the Kings and Queens her successors for ever. In witness whereof we have hereunto subscribed our names.

Renata te Kawepo.
te Kepa Tanga.

Witnesses to the payment and signatures—

Pilliet Wm. Draughtsman, Napier.
G. S. Cooper, J.P., Dist. Comr., Napier.

True Translation.

G. S. Cooper.

A True Copy of Original Receipt and Translation.

H. Hanson Turton.

Wellington, February 28th, 1876.