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



1854. 27 July.We have received on this twenty seventh (27) day of July in the year 1854 the sum of Fifty pounds (£50) being, the first instalment for our land named Katikako. The Lower Waikato District boundary commences at Katikako, thence in the course of that stream to Matariki, Thence to Wairererua thence to the boundary of the land sold by Hemi and on to the Katikako. boundary of Wahatane, and on to Tawapko, thence to Waitetuna in the course of which Boundaries stream it runs to Katikako. When the said land has been surveyed the total amount page 765of purchase money will be decided upon. In testimony of the receipt of these monies on this day we hereunto affix our names and marks. Receipt for £ 50, first instalment

(Signed) Hakiaha x

" Hetaraka

" Wata Kukutai

(Signed) Patene Puhata x

" Nini Waka

" Na Hori Manihera


(Signed) C. L. Nugent, Native Secretary

"C. O. Davis, Interpreter

True Translation

Donald McLean
Chief Commissioner

March 18,1856

A True Copy of Original-Receipt and Translation.

H. Hanson Turton

Wellington July. 22nd 1875.