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



1853. 17 June.Pukekohe No. II.This agreement entered into by Moses, Hone te Mutu, Pepene te Tihi and all the Akitai Tribe being the final settlement and giving up all right and title to Pukekohe or claim thereto whatsoever. The following being the Boundaries agreed to—Beginning at the post at Rangiwhiri and going on in the line of Mr. Bailey on Nga Puketurua and Puketarakihi entering the forest and on to Tutaenui then going in a Westerly direction Boundaries. until it cuts the Northern Boundary of Tirikohua to the second hole then going on to the West entering the line coming from Ahu a te Ruarangi at the Manukau to the long road to Waikato, is given up to the Queen of England and her heirs for ever, for this reason this agreement has been entered into on this the seventeenth day of June in the year 1853.
Taikehu Reserve. That portion of Pukekohe called Te Awa nui o Taikehu is reserved for us and is encircled by a line on the plan annexed. The payment to us for our consenting to these Receipt for £200. terms (above specified) is Two hundred pounds now given into our hands on this the seventeenth day of June in the year 1853.

Ihaka Takaanini.
te Raihi.
Hone te Muhu.

Agreement signed in the presence of—

Patrick J. Hogan.
John Grant Johnson, Interpreter.

A True Copy of Original Deed and Translation.

H. Hanson Turton.

Wellington, September 10th, 1874.