Huiroa No 1 Block, Waitara District.
1874. 25 September.Waitara District.This Deed
made the twenty fifth day of September 1874 between
Her Majesty Queen Victoria on the one part and Karepa Waero, Hone Pihama, Hine
Tapaki,Huiroa No. 1.
Ihipera, Patohe, Rangi, Rongohuru Manu, Paramena, Taratuterangi,
Wheurangi, Hepi, Urutarewa, Taiuru, Tawakeariki, Rangi Rimu, Uruteangina, Maraia,
Tukorero, Taruae, Horima Peopeo, Wairerekura, Peka Horima, Atarete, Hapurona
Horima, Mangu, page 55
Marokopa, Kerei, Puha, Nukumaru, Te Kuku, Ngeru, Te Iwitemiti Tuata, Ngahuinga and
Tumahuki, of Ngatiruanui aboriginal Natives, of the Colony of New Zealand
(hereinafter called the Vendors) of the other part witnesseth that in
consideration of the sum of three thousand one hundred pounds (£3100) by Her
Majesty paid to the Vendors on the execution hereof (and the receipt whereof is
herebyReceipt for £3,100.
acknowledged) the vendors do and each of them doth hereby surrender convey
and assure unto Her said Majesty all that block or parcel of land containing
twenty five thousand three hundred (25,300) acres or thereabouts known or called
Huiroa as the same is more particularly described in the schedule hereto and
delineated on the plan drawn on this Deed and colored red, Together with all
rights and appurtenances thereto belonging or appertaining Reserving one thousand
(1000) acres at Te Kawau, BurialNative reserves.
ground at Makino say quarter (¼) acre, Burial ground at Makauhou
sufficient to include graves of chiefs, 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
Ihipera x her
Rongohuru Manu x his mark.
Wheurangi x his mark.
Hepi x her
Urutarewa x her mark.
x her mark
Maraia x her mark.
Tu Korero x her
Taruae x his mark.
Wairerekura x her
Atarete x her mark.
Mangu x his mark.
Marokopa x his mark.
Puha x her mark.
Nukumaru x her mark.
Signed by the said Vendors after the contents had been read over and
explained to them by Wellington Carrington an Interpreter under The Native Lands
Act 1873 they appearing clearly to understand the same, in the presence, of—
Robert Parris, Resident
H. Luskin Skeet, Surveyor.
Sydney A. B. Capel, Sub-Inspector,