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



August 15, 1859.
1859. 15 August.Received from Mr. McLean this day the sum of two hundred and eighty pounds £280 for all our lands within the Block sold by the Ngatikahungunu to the Northward ofRuahine. Waipaoa and up to the top of Ruahine, and following the hill to the boundaries of the(Renata's claims.) lands sold to the Europeans and closing up to the old boundary of the sale at the WaipukurauBoundaries. and following that boundary to Totaratutahi and so on to the Waipaoa River.
All the lands belonging to us and our relatives contained within the above boundaries, we have absolutely sold under the shining sun of the present day to Victoria the Queen of England and to all the Kings and Queens Her Successors for ever, with all its rivers, trees and everything appertaining in any way to the said lands we have page 597absolutely sold for the said sum of two hundred and eighty pounds £280, which has been given to us on this day, on the 15th of Augt. 1859 by Mr. McLean the Commissioner. We shall have no claims to any part of these lands hereafter.Receipt for £280.

Renata Hapuku,
&c., &c.

Witnesses to the payment and signatures—

Te Hapuku x.
Maika Iwikatea.

Received for Mauruuru, sister of Noa Taikiwa the sum of twenty pounds £20Receipt for £20. for the claims that she has to the lands above enumerated.

Na te Hapuku x.


Maika Iwikatea.

True Translation.

G. S. Cooper.

A True Copy of Original Receipt and Translation.

H. Hanson Turton.

Wellington, February 28th, 1876.