Grey Block, Grey and Bell
We the people of Ngamotu and Ngatiawa living at Wellington
entirely consent to the1848. 12 April.Receipt of second instalment by absentees at Wellington. cession of our land to Governor Grey made on the 11th day of October in
the year 1848: that is to say the land agreed upon to be given up to the
Governor by our relatives living at Ngamotu. We agree fully to give up all the
land within those boundaries to the Europeans that is to say the boundaries
written by Mr. McLean in the deed of cession which has been read over to us and
the contents of which we have all heard.
We therefore take now the second payment for that land £130 which sum we
haveReceipt for £130 now received.
And we therefore subscribe our names and make our marks to this deed of consent
on this 12th day of April 1848.
We have also received on this day the sum of £100 set aside for us at the time
ofReceived on Fitzroy Block, £100. the sale of the land to Governor Fitzroy at Ngamotu on the 28th day of
We entirely give up all our lands at Ngamotu within the boundaries described
upon to be a permanent possession for the Europeans for ever.
T. E. Young,
Translator, Native Department.
A True Copy of Original Deed, Translations, and Enclosures.
H. Hanson Turton.
August 21st, 1875.