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An Agreement to Lease between Tutaki, Rangihaeata, Pikirapu, Paramena Mutu, Whaaro and others and David McMaster of Wellington, 19 May 1873. The lease is for a piece of land known as the Mokoia Reserve in the Pātea District of the Province of Taranaki. Signed by David McMaster with the names and marks of approximately 65 Māori, many of the marks are on small separate squares of paper which have been laid on. Also signed by John Stevens and Samuel Marsden Baker (Licensed Interpreters) and H.J. Perham (Solicitor, Whanganui). Includes a small pencil sketch of the area.
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A rusted broad axe head. It has two white paper labels stuck to the central area of the blade. " To be donated to the Tara[ paper loss]ki / Museum " is handwritten in blue ink on a white paper label affixed to the central area of the blade. " Rangi --gakau ---------- [paper loss] / Reputed to have killed Von Tempski / Donated by Elyah Robinson / Normanby (possibly - handwriting is unclear) " is handwritten in blue ink on the other paper label.
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A corroded metal band from the niu pole at Whakamara. The band, originally from a ship's mast has two ring shaped openings separated by a small rectangular gap. The larger opening is fastened to the lower mast and the smaller to the top.
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