1858. 3 March.Kaipara District.This Deed
written on this third day of March in the Year of
Our Lord 1858 is a full and final sale conveyance and surrender by us the Chiefs
and People of the Tribe Te Uriohau whose names are hereunto subscribed And
Witnesseth that on behalf of ourselves our relatives and descendants we have by
signing this Deed under the shining sun Matakohe.
of this day parted with and for ever transferred unto Victoria Queen of
England Her Heirs the Kings and Queens who may succeed Her and Her and Their
Assigns for ever in consideration of the Sum of Two thousand Pounds (£2,000) to
us paid by John Rogan
on behalf of
the Queen Victoria (and we hereby acknowledge the receipt of the said monies)
all that piece of our Land situated at Kaipara and named Matakohe the boundaries
whereof are set forth at the foot of this Deed and a plan of which Land is
annexed thereto with its trees minerals waters rivers lakes streams and all
appertaining to the said Land or beneath the surface of the said Land and all
our right title claim and interest whatsoever thereon To hold to Queen Victoria
Her Heirs and Assigns as a lasting possession absolutely for ever and ever. And
in testimony of our consent to all the conditions of this Deed we have hereunto
subscribed our names and marks. And in testimony of the consent of the Queen of
England on her part to all the conditions of this Deed the name of John Rogan
District Commissioner is hereunto subscribed. These are the boundaries of the
Land commencing at the South west corner of the Boundaries.
Tokatoka purchase on the left bank of Te Wairoa River thence along the
left bank of that river to the mouth of the Kowai Creek thence by a line bearing
55°. 15′ 1622 links thence by a line bearing 58°. 35′ 5271 links thence by a
line bearing 53°. 17′ 4957 and 5770 links crossing Arapukeaka Kukakore and
Aporotini creeks thence by a line bearing 54°. 4′ 8825 links crossing Koterine
Creek and running into the Matatitu River Arapaoa thence by the water's edge to
Te Awamutu and on to Matakohe and to the mouth of Paparoa thence on in a
Northerly direction along the zig-zag lines surveyed by Mr. Buchanan which
crosses Otara Matakohe Poauau Mahinahina Mangawakairito Puketotara Mangatawa
Pukekohe Pureheha Creeks on to the Manganui River thence in the course of that
river to the boundary line of Okahu purchase which bears 31°. 35′ 62693 links
thence by a line bearing 51°. 0′ 5077 links thence by a line bearing 320°. 25′
9800 links thence by a line bearing 51°. 5077 and 25955 links to the S.W. corner
of the Tokatoka purchase where the boundaries meet.
Wiremu Tamihana boy 6 years.
Te Para x.
Hone Kingi x.
Witnesses to the payment and signatures—
(Sd.) James S. Baylis, Clerk of the Colonial
" Wm. B. Baker, Chf. Clk., Nat. Dept.
Received this third day of March in the Year of Our Lord One thousand
eight hundred and fifty eightReceipt for £2,000. (1858) the Sum of Two thousand Pounds sterling (£2,000) being the full
consideration money expressed in the above-written Deed to be paid by John Rogan on behalf of Her Majesty
the Queen to us.
W (ire) mu Tipene.
(Sd.) James S. Baylis, Clerk of the Colonial Treasury.
Baker, Chf. Clk., Nat. Dept.
John Rogan, D.C.
A True Copy of Original Deed and Translation.
Wellington, October 20th, 1874.