This Deed conveying land written on this day on the tenth
(10) of the days of December1853. 10 December.Wairarapa District. in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and fifty three
(1853) is a paper of the full consent of us the people whose names are hereunto
attached entirely to give up a portion of our land to Victoria the Queen of
England and to the Kings orMakoura. Queens who may succeed her for ever and ever.
And in consideration of our full consent under the shining sun of this day
entirelyReceipt for £100.
to give up the said land Victoria the Queen of England on her part
agrees to pay us the sum of one hundred pounds (£100) which monies we have this
day received from Donald McLean
The boundaries of the land commence at te Moari thence in the Waipaua
streamBoundaries. to the mouth of the Waipaua and in the Ruamahanga to Hinehapurangi
turning thence it proceeds to Kohutu thence to Kuripuni turning thence it
proceeds to Donald's Bridge turning thence it runs along the footpath to the
bridge at Makoura this is a portion of Titaka thence to Marama and thence to
Now we have given up this land under the shining sun of this day to Victoria
the Queen of England for ever and ever.
The five (5) per cent will be allowed to us on this purchase.Five per cents to be paid.
Ko Hoana te Korou
and five others.
Witnesses to these payments and signatures—
James Henry Northwood, Settler, Wairarapa.
John P. Russell,
Settler, Wangai Moana, Wairarapa.
A True Copy of Original Deed and Translation.
February 4th, 1876.