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

Manganui Block, Waitara District

Manganui Block, Waitara District.

1874. 21 August.Waitara District.This Deed made the twenty-first day of August, 1874, between Her Majesty Queen Victoria on the one part, and Hinerewa Atuawera Manutaipua Whakapaewaru OkaManganui. Hepi Wharepuehu Wi Piti Kaponga Ani Ngaeu Raiha Hopa Rahiri Pane Heke Pakeke Hone Pihama Tahana Taukoi Ruka Koromiko Rangikohuru Teipuhi Spaina page 53Keremeneta Arapata te Wharetuturu Ramari Kaumatao Rakatau Ema Hine Te Ao Ramari Hinemoa of Taranaki Aboriginal Natives of the Colony of New Zealand, (hereinafter called "the Vendors,") of the other part, witnesseth that, in consideration. of the sum of One thousand three hundred and fifty pounds (£1350 . 0.) by Her Majesty paid to the Vendors on the execution hereof (and the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged) the Vendors do, and each of them doth, hereby surrender, convey, andReceipt for £1,350. assure unto Her said Majesty, all that block or parcel of land containing eleven thousand two hundred (11,200) acres or thereabouts, known or called Manganui As the same is more particularly described in the Schedule hereto, and delineated on the plan drawn on this Deed and coloured red; together with all rights and appurtenances thereto belonging or appertaining: excepting two hundred (200) acres at Tarik. TwoReserves excepted. hundred (200) acres at Otikiwi. Burial grounds at Mangaone quarter (¼) acre at Ngakohete quarter (¼) acre at Te Apiti quarter (¼) acre. To hold the said land and premises with the appurtenances unto Her said Majesty, Her Heirs and Successors, for ever. In Witness whereof the Vendors have hereunto set their hands the day and year first above written.

Hinerewa x her mark.
Atuawera x his mark.
Manu Taipuha x her mark.
Whakapaewaru x his mark.
Oka Hepi x her mark.
Wharepuehu x her mark.
Wi Piti Kaponga x his mark.
Ani Ngaeu.
Raiha Hopa x her mark.
Rahiri Pane x her mark.
Heke Pakeke.
Hone Pihama.
Ramari Hinemoa.
Ruka Koromiko x his mark.
Rangikohuru x his mark.
Arapata te Wharetuturu x his mark.
Ramari Kaumatao x her mark.
Ema Hine Te Ao x her mark.
Ramari Hinemoa.

Signed by the said Vendors after the contents had been read over and explained to them by Edward William Stockman an Interpreter under the Native Lands Act 1873 (they appearing clearly to understand the same) In the presence of—

Robert Parris, R.M.
H. Luskin Skeet, Govt. Surveyor.