Letter from Hori to McLean, 9 Jun 1846

Reference Number: MS-Papers-0032-0670A-09. Object #1031019

Letter written from Wellington describing the friendliness of Maori in the area

1 page written 9 Jun 1846 by Hori Kingi in and Port Nicholson to Sir Donald McLean, related to Hori Kingi Te Anaua, Wellington Region, Taranaki (Taranaki Iwi).

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

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Te Reo Maori (E Ma)

Poneke
9 Hune 1846


E taku hoa aroha, e Makarini,

Tena koe, korua ko Porana. Ka nui toku aroha ki a korua. E aku matua aroha, tena korua, korua ko a korua tamariki, tenei ra haere noa nei i te mata o te whenua. Ka nui te kino o nga tangata o Ngati Rangitahi. Ka nui te pai o nga tangata o Poneke o Te Puni, o Te Ropiha, o katoa. Heoi ano.


Na
Hori

English (E Ma)

Port Nicholson
9 June 1846


My dear friend, McLean,

Greetings to you and to Bolland. I have great affection for you both. My considerate fathers, greetings to you, greetings to you and your children as you travel over the surface of the land. The people of Ngati Rangitahi are behaving very badly, those of Port Nicholson are behaving very well - Te Puni, Ropiha, all of them. That's all.


From
Hori

Part of:
Inward letters in Maori, Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0670A (12 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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