Letter from Wikitoa Taringakuri to McLean, 19 Dec 1850

Reference Number: MS-Papers-0032-0674G-05. Object #1031114

Written from Poneke

1 page written 19 Dec 1850 by Wikitoa d Taringakuri in Port Nicholson to Sir Donald McLean in Wellington, related to Wellington City, Taranaki Region, Taranaki (Taranaki Iwi), Ngati Tama.

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

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Te Reo Maori (E Ma)

Tetehi haua ki Poneke
19 Tihema 1850

E hoa, e Te Ma,

Tena koe, me to mate. E hoa, he kupu atu tenei naku ki a koe mo tetehi kai maku, mo te Kirihimete. Ki te tika mai i a koe, e pai ana.

Wikitoa Taringakuri
Kia Te Makarini, ki Weretene

English (E Ma)

A house[?] at Port Nicholson
19 December 1850

Friend, Ma,

Greetings to you, and [in memory of] your deceased. Friend, my word to you is for some food for me, for Christmas. If you could do that, it would be good.

Wikitoa Taringakuri
To McLean at Wellington

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

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