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


page 565


This is the consent of the tribes who did not share in the payment of Ramarama and Waiau to receive £50 sterling to put a stop to our claiming these lands of which the Receipt of other tribes. following are the boundaries and known as Ramarama: The Hingaia stream is on the East as far as Mangatawhiri; on the South Waikato to Te Rere; on the West the boundary of Pukekohe to Kirikiri; on the North Manukau to the head of Papakura that is to say Te Taheke that these lands should pass altogether to the sovereignty of England for ever: And we truly declare that if any person after us should claim these lands we undertake to satisfy their claims because we are the only people who did not share in the payment.

In witness whereof the names of ourselves and hapus are hereunto subscribed this day of in the year 1852.



Correct Translation.

T. E. Young,
Translator, Native Department.

A True Copy of Original Deed and Translation.

H. Hanson Turton.

Wellington, September 9th, 1874.