Part Pahaua Block and Wilson's Run, Wairarapa District.
The remaining price to be paid for the land is to be fixed and decided on when the boundaries are surveyed and the land examined by the surveyors that its extent may be known, and the extent and position of the reserves for ourselves laid down.
|1.||The piece of land shown by Hoera to te Hapuku and Mr. McLean on the East side of the Pahaua river.|
|2.||The pieces described by te Wereta Kawa Kairangi in his letter, which are to be regularly pointed out and surveyed that there may be no dispute about them.|
|3.||A small piece called the Pa at Kaiwata.|
|4.||A small piece of the bush only at te Waipuna.|
These are all the places for us.
Now we have thought over reflected and for ever transferred and bade farewell to this land of our ancestors, descended from them to us, with all its rivers, creeks, lakes, waters, timber, grass, stones, all its good and bad places and all and everything either under on above the said land and all and everything belonging to the said land, is transferred by us under the shining sun of the present day as a sure and certain land to Victoria the Queen of England or to the Kings or Queens who may succeed her for ever and ever.
And having consented to all the conditions in this paper we hereunto sign our names and marks and the Queen of England on her part having agreed to all the conditions in this paper Donald McLean the Governor's Land Commissioner for New Zealand hereunto signs his name.
(Signed) Donald McLean,
" Te Hapuku te Ika o
" Hoera Wakataha.
" Te Wereta Kawakairangix.
" Piripi Patoromu.
" Hori Tehunga.
" Ngairo Takatakaputea.
Here follow additional Native signatures.
Witnesses to the payment and signatures—
(Signed) John P. Russell, Settler, Wangai Moana, Wairarapa.
(" ) Hirini Tarahawaiti, Kai Wakaako, Wairarapa.
(" ) Renata te Ao, Mataikona.
A True Translation.
For D. McLean. (Signed) H. T. Kemp,