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Maori Deeds of Land Purchases in the North Island of New Zealand: Volume One

[Deeds—No. 209.]

Deeds—No. 209.

Land situate on the Manukau Road, Auckland District.

Ko te tuhituhinga o tenei Pukapuka i te ra 14th o Hepetema ko tahi mano waru rau 1842. 14 September.Auckland District. wa tekau ma rua te wakaaetanga mo matou nga Rangatira me nga tangata o Ngatiwatua ko te Kawau ko Reweti Tamaki te wakaaetanga ano hoki o te Kuini o Ingarani mona, Manukau Road. na ko nga Rangatira me nga tangata o Ngatiwatua nga tangata i te kainga e tuhituhia nei ki tenei pukapuka na ka wakaae nei aua Rangatira me aua tangata ki te hoko i tenei whenua ki a Kuini Victoria hei utu mo nga pauna moni e wa tekau ka hoatu nei ki nga Receipt for £40. rangatira me nga tangata no konei ka hoatu nei ka tuku atu nei kia Victoria te Kuini o Ingarani ki te Kingi Kuini ranei o muri i a ia ake ake ake i taua whenua me nga aha noa iho aha noa iho o tenei kainga ko ona rohe koia enei, e takoto ana ki tetahi taha o Boundaries. [200 acres.] te ara nui e ahu ana ki Onehuhga he keringa te rohe ki te Ita ko te rohe ki te Hauta no te keringa a tika tonu ki te repu e huaina te Puia ko te rohe ki to Nata Weta te wahi whenua i hokoa e te Kauwau ma ki a te Kawana ko te nui o te whenua kua tukua kua hokona e rua rau ekara nui ake ranei nohi ranei kua tuhituhia te ahua o te oneone ki tua nei.

Tirohia o matou ingoa me o matou tohu.
Ko te tohu o x Kawau.
Ko te tohu o x Reweti Tamaki.
Ko te Kene Tangaroa.
George Clarke,

I tuhituhia nga ingoa me nga tohu o enei tangata i te tirohanga o—

Edward Shortland.
Thomas S. Forsaith.

page 272

Translation.

1842. 14 September.Auckland District.This Deed made the 14th day of September in the year one thousand eight hundred and forty-two, between Kawan and Reweti Tamaki Manukau Road. Chiefs and men of the Ngatiwatua Tribe of the one part and Victoria Queen of England of the other part whereas the said Chiefs and men of the Ngatiwatua Tribe are the Absolute owners of the lands hereinafter described and whereas the said Chiefs and men have agreed to sell the said lands Receipt for £40. to Queen Victoria Now this deed witnesseth that in consideration of forty Pounds money given to the said Chiefs and men of the Ngatiwatua Tribe the said Chiefs and men do hereby sell and convey unto Victoria the Queen and her Successors of England for ever all that land with the appurtenances thereof situated on one side of the Great Boundaries. [200 acres.] Road leading to Onehunga a hole dug in the earth is the boundary on the East the Southern boundary is from the hole aforesaid in a straight line to the swamp called Te Puia the boundary on the north and West is the land before sold to the Governor by Kawau and his Tribe. The estimated extent of the land now sold is two hundred acres a plan of which is drawn on the back hereof with all the appurtenances thereunto belonging.

See our names and Signs.
The sign of x Kawau.
" of x Reweti Tamari.
Ko te kene tangaroa.
George Clarke.

Signed by the said Kawau ana Reweti Tamaki in the presence of—
Edward Shortland.
Thomas S. Forsaith.

A True Copy of Original Deed and Translation.

H. Hanson Turton.

Wellington, September 22nd; 1874.