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

Waiuku, 23 December, 1855

Waiuku, 23 December, 1855.
Waiuku Block.We have received the sum of Fifty pounds in lieu of the third Greenstone Mere Rangitahi. promised for our Reserve or sacred place at Rangitahi. This our last claim upon Receipt for £50. this portion of land which we now entirely give up to the Queen of England. This is the last payment for the land in the Waiuku purchase. The only Reserves for ourselves are those specified in the Deed of Waiuku.

(Signed) Katipa.

Witness to payment—

(Signed) James Greenhill.
C. P. O’Rafferty.

A True Translation.

Donald McLean,
Chief Commissioner.

27 March, 1856.

A True Copy of Original Receipts and Translations.

H. Hanson Turton.

Wellington, August 16th, 1875.