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A Compendium of Official Documents Relative to Native Affairs in the South Island. Volume Two.

No. 15. — Memorandum of Reserves set apart for Natives of Kaikoura

No. 15.
Memorandum of Reserves set apart for Natives of Kaikoura.

We the men of Ngaitahu, residing at Kaikoura, in the Province of Nelson, agree that the undermentioned lands are to be reserved permanently for us, and for our heirs and relatives, and the names of the persons under written are signed on behalf of us, our heirs and relatives.

These are the lands:—
Te Kiekie20
Te Hiku o te Waero (Kaikoura, South Bay)[gap — reason: illegible]3
Kaikoura at the Pa22½
Maungamauna and Waipapa4800

Should the Government desire now or at some future time to make roads through those lands, they are to do so; we are to consent to give the portions of land required for the roads; we are not to ask payment for-the part taken in the survey.

This document was executed at Kaikoura, on the 15th day of March, 1852.

Kaikoura Whakatau.
Karehoma x.
Rawiri x.
Whera x.
Eruiti x.
Raiaina x.
Hakuira x.
Tioti Wira x.
Tumaru x.
Hohepa x.
Ihaia Poieke x.
Raihania x.
Rawiri Tupehu x.
Paratene Whiti x.
Renata x.
Mu Korapa x.
Haora x.
Ropata x.
Wiremu x.


James Mackay, junr., Assistant Native Secretary, Acting Land Purchase Commissioner. George Fyffe, Sheep Farmer, Kaikoura.

Alexander Mackay, Settler, Nelson.