Letter from Paora Kukutai to McLean, 8 Jun 1852

Reference Number: MS-Papers-0032-0676C-20. Object #1030025

1 page written 8 Jun 1852 by Paora Kukutai to Sir Donald McLean, related to Waikato Region, Ngati Tipa (Tainui).

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

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Te Reo Maori (E Ma)

8 Hune 1852

E koro, e Te Makarini,

Tena koe. Tenei ano taku kupu. Kia rongo mai koe, e kimi ana au i to tikanga i kia mai ai au hei kaiwhakawa. Mo tehea tikanga ra, mo tehea tikanga ra? Otira mau e tuhituhi mai kia mohio ai au ki taua tikanga. Heoi ano.

Ki a Te Makarini

na Paora Kukutai

English (E Ma)

8 June 1852

Sir, McLean,

Greetings. This is what I have to say. Listen, I am looking for the reason you said I should be an assessor. For what reason, for what reason? Write to me so I know the reason. That's all.

To McLean

From me,
from Paora Kukutai

Part of:
Inward letters in Maori, Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0676C (28 digitised items)
Series 2 Inward letters (Maori), Reference Number Series 2 Inward letters (Maori) (3148 digitised items)
McLean Papers, Reference Number MS-Group-1551 (30238 digitised items)

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