Important Judgments: Delivered in the Compensation Court and Native Land Court. 1866–1879.
Haora Tipa and Ngatipaoa visit Okahu to make peace. They present Apihai with a paddle and two tomahawks, called Haramia, Kapotahi, and Rewa, after the persons who had" been killed at Wakatiwai; they were presented to Haora Tipa by Ngatiwhanaunga as an intimation that he was to go to Okahu and seek "payment " for those deaths, but he did not think such a course "tika," and gave them up to Apihai instead, and made peace finally. Ngatihura, hapu of Ngatipaoa, go to Okahu and live there.
March.—Maketu executed at Auckland. Mr. Clarke, Native Protector, Patene Puhata and William Hoete, and eight others of Ngatipaoa, go to Kohimarama and attempt to run a line, including some part of the estate now under investigation, but being opposed by Apihai's people, desist and go away.
September.—Governor Hobson dies. Mr. Shortland administers the Government. Te Reweti, of Te Taou, &c, dies the same day. Ngatiteata and Ngatitamaoho come to see Te Reweti.