1854. 5 August.We have received this 5th day of August the sum of Two hundred
and ten pounds Piako District. (£210) once told. This is the payment for our land Wakanuku at Piako. The
boundary commences at Arohaki thence to Otomopaia, thence to te Popo and on to Wakanuku. Waimanu, Ngaputaka, thence to Tikapu where it turns towards Hiwirau thence
to te Aroaro Boundaries. and into the Mangawara stream in the course of which it proceeds to
Whareraurikau Receipt for £210, first instalment. and on to the summit of Wakanuku thence to te Rimu and on to Paraherua to
Torekareka to Mangakawau to Taukiekie to Mangawero thence to Maungakawa and on to
Tikioneone. We have for ever given up this land to Victoria the Queen of England to
the Kings or Queens who may succeed her for ever with its stream timber and stones
and whatsoever appertains to the said land. When it has been surveyed the final
amount of payment will be agreed upon whether it be more or less, according to the
ascertained area of the land And in testimony of the receipt of these monies from
Mr. McLean on this day we hereunto affix our names and marks.
Koinake Takurua x.
Te Kopara te Matete.
Ko Eruera Kunukunu x.
Wiremu te Tihinui.
(Sd.) John P. Russell, Settler, Wairarapa.
" Archd. A.
McInnes, Clerk, Land P. Dept.
March 19, 1856.
A True Copy of Original-Receipt and Translation.
H. Hanson Turton.
July. 22nd 1875.