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



1859. 20 July.We have received on this 20th day of July in the year of our Lord 1859, The sum ofKaweka. One Hundred pounds £100 in payment for our lands between Mohaka and the Ngaruroro,Receipt for £100. when the survey is completed then will be apparent the size and quality of theBoundaries. land and the balance of its price. The boundary towards the North begins at Mangatutu and runs to Makahu, Hinakepaka, Te Akatawai, Pakautangi, and runs thence to te Waipukahu, thence to Okaiawa thence to Ngamangatawa thence to Ngaawapurua, te Rotoroa, thence to the Rototuna, thence to Waiharakeke, thence to Ngaruroro, to te Makomako, Pakihiroa, te Aramaitawhiti and thence to te Kotuku, thence to te Oruahuru, thence to te Kaweka, and from the Kaweka following the boundary of the land which has been sold, to Makino, thence to Mohaka, and so to Mangatutu. This land is the whole of the Kaweka, from the eastern to the Western side. We agree to sell this land of ours to Victoria the Queen of England and to all the Kings and Queens her successors for ever.

And in testimony of our true consent on this day, we have hereunto subscribed our names and marks.

te Moananui x his mark.


H. Fitzgerald, Provincial Surveyor, Hawke's Bay.

A True Copy of Original Receipt and Translation.

H. Hanson Turton.

Wellington, March 1st, 1876.