Letter from Arama Karaka, Rakorako, Te Haeana to McLean, Nov 1850

Reference Number: MS-Papers-0032-0674F-01. Object #1030344

Letter written from Wareroa

2 pages written Nov 1850 by Te Haeana 1863, Rakorako and Arama Karaka in Whareroa to Sir Donald McLean, related to Te Haeana, Arama Karaka, Taranaki (Taranaki Iwi).

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

Download alow-resolution PDF or high-resolution PDF

Te Reo Maori (E Ma)

Nowema 1850

E hoa, e Makarini,

He kupu taku kia rongo mai koe, ko nga tangata katoa o Wareroa kua whakaae ki te whenua kia tukua ki a koe, kotahi rau ma whitu o nga tangata kua whakaae. Heoi ano.

Rama Karaka, na Rakorako, na Te Haeana
Ki Makarini

English (E Ma)

November 1850

Friend, McLean,

I've have a word for you to hear. All the people of Wareroa agree that the land be given over to you, one hundred and seven of the people agree. That's all.

Arama Karaka, Rakorako, Te Haeana
To McLean

Part of:
Inward letters in Maori, Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0674F (10 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)

Usage: You can search, browse, print and download items from this website for research and personal study. You are welcome to reproduce the above image(s) on your blog or another website, but please maintain the integrity of the image (i.e. don't crop, recolour or overprint it), reproduce the image's caption information and link back to here (http://mp.natlib.govt.nz/detail/?id=1030344). If you would like to use the above image(s) in a different way (e.g. in a print publication), or use the transcription or translation, permission must be obtained. More information about copyright and usage can be found on the Copyright and Usage page of the NLNZ web site.

External Links:
View Full Descriptive Record in TAPUHI

Leave a comment

This function is coming soon.

Latest comments