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Maori Deeds of Land Purchases in the North Island of New Zealand: Volume One



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.
" Ngakapa Whanaunga.
" Kapihana te Tuhi.
(Signed) Te Retiu.
" Tuiterei.

Witness to signatures and payment—

(Signed) D. M. Beere, Civil Engineer, Auckland.

page 534

Registration. Received for Registration 11.22 a.m., 6 May, 1870.

M. Hamilton,
Dep. Registrar.

A True Copy of Original Receipt, Translation, and Endorsement.

H. Hanson Turton.

Wellington, July 27th, 1875.