No. 260, Sess. II., 1884.—Petition of Raniera Turoa and 596 Others.
Petitioners state that they are dissatisfied with the present Bill before Parliament as regards the dealing with their lands, and ask that a law may be made giving power to Maori Committees, and cancelling the power of any one man dealing with the land.
I am directed to report as follows; That this petition should be referred to the Government for their consideration.
No. 260, Sess, II., 1884.—Pukapuka-inoi a Raniera Turoa me etahi atu e 596.
E Ki ana nga kai pitihana kahore ratou e pai ki te Pire e takoto nei i te aroaro o te Paramete hei whakahaere i o ratou whenua e tono ana kia hanga he ture tuku mana atu ki nga Komiti, kia whakakorea te mana whakahaero a te tangata ki nga whenua.
Kua whakahaua ahau kia ki panei. Me tuku tenei pitihana ki te kawana-tanga kia whakaarohia e ratou.