No. 258 of 1878.—Petition of Wata Hangata and Others.
The petitioners, who are Natives of the Thames District, state that they have always been loyal to Her Majesty; but that, nevertheless, land of theirs, called Wairotoroto, has been confiscated. They pray that the land may be returned to them.
I am directed to report as follows:—
That, in the opinion of the Committee, the subject-matter of this petition should receive the attention of the Government.