Now Be it known unto all people This valley known as Oruru is from this time forward finally and fully conveyed and given up by us the owners or claimants belonging to the tribe called. Te Rarawa and by the claimants or owners belonging to tribe known as Ngapuhi that is to say by us all to the Queen of England that is to say to the Government as a perpetual possession for the White people for ever and ever.
The true intent and meaning of this Deed is this viz it signifies or points out that the last and complete payment for the valley of Oruru has been made and that the money in satisfaction for all claims has been paid into our hands by the Government for ever and ever.
In testimony of the assent given by this assemblage of people or claimants we have hereunto signed our names and marks to this Deed in the presence of Messrs. White and Kemp the officers appointed by the Governor of New Zealand to acquire lands for the Government.
Na te Puhipa te rewarewa,
And 36 other signatures.
Thomas Flavell, Settler, Mangonui
Thomas Phillips, Settler, Awanui.
Jacob Fox, Settler, Mangonui.
W. B. White,
H. T. Kemp,
A true translation.
This is a True Copy of the Original Deed and Translation.
H. Hanson Turton.