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Reports of the Native Affairs Committee, 1904.

[Nos. 467, 677, 707, 708, 727, 728, 741, 749, 751, 766, 767, 768, 769, and 781, 1904.—Petitions of Wiri Herangi and 42 Others, Niniwa Kiterangi and 1,779 Others, Hemi Te Rauoterangi and 75 Others, Whatitiri and 38 Others, Tauhou Tana and 135 Others, Hone Teri Paerata and 149 Others, Te Heuheu Tukino and 128 Others, Tuiri Takiwa and 36 Others, Maku Rangitupoki and 35 Others, Tupu Taingakawa and 1,548 Others, Para Haimona and 1,767 Others, Te Marae and 126 Others, Pepene Eketone and 388 Others, a…

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Nos. 467, 677, 707, 708, 727, 728, 741, 749, 751, 766, 767, 768, 769, and 781, 1904.—Petitions of Wiri Herangi and 42 Others, Niniwa Kiterangi and 1,779 Others, Hemi Te Rauoterangi and 75 Others, Whatitiri and 38 Others, Tauhou Tana and 135 Others, Hone Teri Paerata and 149 Others, Te Heuheu Tukino and 128 Others, Tuiri Takiwa and 36 Others, Maku Rangitupoki and 35 Others, Tupu Taingakawa and 1,548 Others, Para Haimona and 1,767 Others, Te Marae and 126 Others, Pepene Eketone and 388 Others, and Taituha Hingaia and 47 Others.

Petitioners pray that the Maoris may be placed on the same footing as Europeans with regard to dealing with their lands.

I am directed to report that, as these petitions refer to a question of policy, the Committee offers no opinion as to their merits, but recommends that they be referred to the Government for consideration.

14th October, 1904.

(Note.—This report was not ordered to lie on table. Debate interrupted by 5.30 p.m. adjournment.)

[Translation.]
Nos. 467, 677, 707, 708, 727, 728, 741, 749, 751, 766, 767, 768, 769, me 781, 1904.—Pitihana a Wiri Herangi me etahi atu e wha tekau ma rua, Niniwa Ki Te Rangi me etahi atu kotahi mano e whitu rau e whitu tekau ma iwa, Hemi Te Rau O Te Rangi me etahi atu e whitu tekau ma rima, Whatitiri me etahi atu e toru tekau ma waru, Tauhou Tana me etahi atu kotahi rau e toru tekau ma rima, Hone Teri Paerata me etahi atu kotahi rau e wha tekau ma iwa, Te Heuheu Tukino me etahi atu kotahi rau e rua tekau ma waru, Tuiri Takiwa me etahi atu e toru tekau ma ono, Maku Rangitupoki me etahi atu e toru tekau ma rima, Tupu Taingakawa me etahi atu kotahi mano e rima rau e wha tekau ma waru, Para Haimona me etahi atu kotahi mano e whitu rau e ono tekau ma whitu, Te Marae me etahi atu kotahi rau e rua tekau ma ono, Pepene Eketone me etahi atu e toru rau e waru tekau ma waru, me Taituha Hingaia me etahi atu e wha tekau ma whitu.

E Inoi ana kia whakaturia tahitia nga Maori ki runga ki te turanga kotahi me nga Pakeha mo runga mo nga whakahaere tanga o o ratou whenua.

Kua whakahaua ahau kia ki penei, i runga i te mea e pa ana enei pitihana ki runga ki te tikanga porihi, no reira kaore kau a te Komiti kupu mo te tika mo te pewhea ranei o aua pitihana, engari e mea ana me tuku atu ki te Kawanatanga kia whiriwhiria.

14 o Oketopa, 1904.

(Kupu Whakamarama.—Kaore tenei ripoata i whakahaua kia takoto i runga i te tepu, i haukotia nga whaikorero e te hikitanga o te Whare i te hawhe paahi o te rima i te ahiahi.)