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



Wehave received from Donald McLean, on this day, the seventeenth 17 of the days1856. 17 January. of January in the year of Our Lord 1856, the sum of Sixty Pounds £60; being the firstMakara. payment for our land at Makara. When the land has been perambulated, surveyed, andReceipt for £60, advance. examined, the amount of purchase money will be arranged. The length of the said land is as from the Court House at Wellington to Pitoone at the Hutt; the breadth as from Wellington to Ngauranga.
The boundaries of the land commence at Kiwihoire; thence to Taupukakaho;Boundaries. thence to Kakati; thence to Kokoti-o-te-Whenua; thence to Tokeamatua; thence to Waihaunga; thence to Ngahape; thence to Ohinetiraha; thence to Wakatataranui; thence to Ahi-o-mahakitautia; thence to Tauhou; thence to Tarewa-a-te-tu; thence to Ruataniwa; thence to Puninga; thence to Makara; thence in the Makara stream, to Kiwihoire. And in testimony of the receipt of these monies by us, and the entire sale of these lands on this day. we hereunto subscribe our names.

Nikorima te Marutuna x.
Hemi te Miha.
Heremaia Tamaihotua.
Horomona Te Witau.
Hoera Wakataha.


(Signed) Elwin B. Dickson.
Wi Kingi.

A True Copy of Original Receipt and Translation.

H. Hanson Turton.

Wellington, January 31st, 1876.