No. 73, Sess. II., 1884; No. 104.—Petitions of Albert Mckay.
Petitioner states that he is a half-caste, and that certain lands in the Bay of Plenty belonging to his (Maori) mother, a woman of rank, belonging to the Ngatipukeko Tribe at Whakatane, were confiscated, instead of her children getting them, as she never took part in the rebellion. He prays for relief.
I am directed to report as follows: That, in the opinion of the Committee, the claim raised by these petitions is a matter for the consideration of the Government,