Received by us this thirteenth day of November 1867 the money of the
Government, 1867. 13 November.Thames District. One hundred pounds being a deposit on the lands of our tribes of
Ngatiwhanaunga and Ngatimaru, commencing at Hikutaia thence to the source of
that stream, thence to Whangamata thence by the sea coast to Moehau (Cape
Colville) thence continuing along Hikutaia No. I. the sea coast to Waihou (River Thames) thence up that River to the point
of commencement Receipt for £100 deposit. at the junction of the Hikutaia stream. The same are given over to the
Governor for gold mining purposes (excepting pieces of land owned by other
tribes within the said Boundaries. boundaries) The said money shall be deducted from money hereafter
arising from Miners' Rights issued for the said lands.
(Signed) Te Mihara Pahau.
" Kapihana te Tuhi.
(Signed) Te Retiu.
Witness to signatures and payment—
(Signed) D. M. Beere, Civil Engineer, Auckland.
Registration. Received for Registration 11.22 a.m., 6 May,
A True Copy of Original Receipt, Translation, and Endorsement.
H. Hanson Turton.
July 27th, 1875.