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



1854. 6 November.Whaingaroa DistrictWe have received this day the sum of Forty pounds (£40) being a first instalment for our lands situated on the coast of Whaingaroa, the names of which are, Patikirau, Tokamawhitiwhiti, Te Wakaauakitahi, Kawakawa, Rukuruku and finishing at Tauterei. These monies will be repaid by us to Mr. McLean when we give up this land hereafter. Te Akau. In testimony whereof we hereunto affix our names and marks on the sixth day of Receipt for £40, advance November 1854.

Na Ruhana x his mark
Tekau Ngawaka
Te Wairoa
Henare Takerei
Wikiriwhi Paekau
Terupapere Wirihana
Tamihana Rangitarure
Atareta Rangiokioki


Sd. John P. Russell, Settler, Wairarapa

Sd. Archd. A. MacInnes, Clerk, N. Land P. Dept

True Translation

Donald McLean
Chief Commissioner

March 19,1856

A True Copy of Original-Receipt and Translation.

H. Hanson Turton

Wellington August. 26th 1875.