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



1854. 26 July.We have received from Mr. McLean the sum of Fifty pounds (£50) once told, as a Lower Waikato District payment for our land at Parekakariki The boundary commences at Arakaikaeo, thence to Tarutaru, thence to Koihu, thence inland to Matarua, thence to Ngapuketuarua, thence to Whangamarino, Kaipeke, Te Hioi, and on to the outer boundary of Meremere, Parekakariki. thence to the boundary of Rangitoea—the inner boundary Takingawairua—and on to Receipt for £50, first instalment Matarua. When the land has been surveyed, the final amount of payment will be agreed upon. Upon the receipt of these monies on this 26th day of June, 1854.

Hori te Rangi x
Enoka x
Hoani Tahawae x
Totaia te Hura x
Manu x
Te Whe x
TeTau x
Paratene Wahawahia x
Matangi x
Te Taike x
Te Ketu x
Ko Poro x
Puarewa x
Ngahaeata x
Epiha x



John P. Russell, Settler, Wairarapa

A True Copy of Original-Receipt and Translation.

H. Hanson Turton

Wellington July. 21st 1875.