Deed, Arapawanui land block

Prentice, Wiremu
Production date
03 Sep 1894

Object detail

Brief Description
A deed of lease for the Arapawanui land block dated 3 September 1894. A map of the area showing the road from Napier to Wairoa is part of the deed. The Moeangiangi and Tongoia (Tangoio) blocks border the area and the Waipatiki Creek acts as a boundary.

The deed is written in Māori and begins: Tenei pukapuka i tuhia i re.... o nga ra o 1894 i waenganui i nga tangata Māori o te takiwa Porowini o Haku Pei....

Some of the names mentioned are Aata Taukuru, Wiromu Henare Taire, Hoani Renata Teema.

Translator and interpreter is William Thomas Prentice, Napier.
Production date
03 Sep 1894
Production period
Production technique
Media/Materials description
Handwritten in black ink on waxed paper.
Height x Width: 400 x 350mm
Subject period
Subject date
03 Sep 1894
Credit line
gifted by Lusk, Willis, Spoule & Gallen
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