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



1874. 25 May.Pukrtapa District.This is a deed of confirmation by us the chiefs and people of the hapus ofMoa-Whakangerengere No. 4. Puketapu living at Nelson and other places in the Province of Nelson to all the conditions of the Deed of Cession dated 27th day of February 1874 by the chiefs and people of the hapus of Puketapu of all that land known as the Moa-Whakangerengere Whakaahurangi block of which the boundaries are set forth in that Deed, that is to say commencing at Te Muriwai thence to Kurapeti thence to Ngatoro thence to Maketana thence to MangawharawharaBoundaries. [32,830 acres.] thence to Waitepuku thence to Mangamawhete thence to Te Harongamuka thence to Te Hononga thence to Manganui thence to Amaia thence to Te Puketirotirohanga thence to Whakaahurangi here it turns and runs in a Southerly direction to Waipuka thence to Te Wera thence to Kuratawhiti thence to Parutahi thence it follows the boundary of the Queen's land to Te Muriwai. We have this day received theReceipt for £150: Nelson claims. sum of £150 by the hands of Wi Tako Ngatata. Sufficient. We fully concur in the above mentioned Deed and we have ceded entirely all our rights claims and interests in all the land of which the boundaries have been above described to Victoria the Queen of England her heirs and successors for ever.

(Sd.) Rawiri Watino x.
Mere Nako x.
Wikitoria Katene x.
Hara Moli x.
Pitama Iwikau.
Tamati Marino.
Hohaia Te Rangirunga.
Hera Te Wera x.
Takerei x.
Rei Te Wharau x.
Pene Te Poa x.
Henare Tatana.
Hoani Kitakita.
Rupene Moroki.
Perere Horoatuia.
Te Teira.
Wi Piti Takerei x.
Hone Te Ngae x.
Raniera Reihana x.
Te Waihe x.
Reimana x.
Hohaia Rangiauru x.
Porana Rangipito x.
Huria Matenga.
Oriwia x.
Metapere x.
Peti Wipiti x.
Tuo x.
Te Muera Pikiwata.
Peina Taietu.
Wi Parirau x.
Ria Kauhoe.

Witnesses to signatures marks and payment of the money—

(Sd.) T. E. Young, Translator, Native Dept.

I the undersigned, hereby certify that the foregoing is a correct translation in English of the Deed to which it is attached.

R. Parris,
Civil Commissioner, New Plymouth.,


Registration. Tuesday, 25th August, 1874. Received for Registration at one o'clock p.m.


A. S. Douglas,
Registrar of Deeds.

A True Copy of Original Deed, Translation, and Endorsement.

H. Hanson Turton.

Wellington, September 17th, 1875.