Object #1003399 from MS-Papers-0032-0444

3 pages written 4 Sep 1869 by Hone Mohi Tawhai in Waima to Frederick Edward Maning

From: Inward letters - F E Maning, Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0444 (67 digitised items). 58 letters written from Auckland and Hokianga, 1860-1870. Includes letter in Maori to Maning from Hone Mohi Tawhai, 1869; from Hoani Makaho Te Uruoterangi, Akarana, 1870; unsigned letter in Maori written from Weretana to Te Rauparaha, Sep 1869; T H Maning to his father, 1870; Maning to White, 1870; Harry H King to Maning, 1870.Includes piece-level inventory, 1860-1876 & undated (excluding 1969 acquisitions)

A transcription/translation of this document (by ATL) appears below.

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English (ATL)

Waima,
Hepetema 4, 1869.


E hoa e te Manene,

Tena ra ko koe kua tae mai ta au reta kia maua ko to taua matua ko mohi Tawhai i tuhia mai e koe i te 31 onga ra o Hurae, ka nui te Kari o te Iwi kataa mo au kupu ako mai kia matou ka nui te Put a o te kupu i te raangai o te Iwi ka nui to ratou aroha kia koe.

E hoa ka hore he korero ke atu he ata rioho anake tenei matou ko te Rarawa ma kei te noho tahi kei te haere tahi kei te Kai tahi kua ki te matou ia te Wake kua Hariru matou kia ia.

Erangi e aita Ngapuhi e kore te oranga mai o te Wake i roto i te whare herehe e Waiho hei Tauira mo ratou ki te hara te tahi tangata a muri ake nei e kore ratou e pu Puri i taua tangata ka tukua atu ano taua tangata Kotahi kia mate mo ta ana Hara kia mate Ture e whiu te Tangata hara.

Tenei te Tuarua o nga kupu a ngapuhi ka kainga katoatia e ratou nga kai Pakeke o te Ture.

Ko nga Rangatira na rotou enei kupu na Kira na Hongi, na Mangonui. Ka nui, ka nui te whaka Moeniti o Ngapuhi ki to tana matua kia mohi.

Tenei ano te tahi ka nui te Pouri o Ngapuhi ki o ratou whenua mo te roa e hoa kia Marama te mahi i ta au mahi hoi ano te hunga ko taua e whaka matea ana e nga Iwi o runga na.


Hoi ano Na to hoa Poho Na
Hone Mohi Tawhai

Part of:
Inward letters - F E Maning, Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0444 (67 digitised items)
Series 1 Inward letters (English), Reference Number Series 1 Inward letters (English) (14501 digitised items)
McLean Papers, Reference Number MS-Group-1551 (30238 digitised items)

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