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

Huiroa No 1 Block, Waitara District

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 55Ngatai Himiona, 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 above written.

Karepa Waero.
Hone Pinama.
Hine Tapaki.
Ihipera x her mark.
Rongohuru Manu x his mark.
Tara Tuterangi.
Wheurangi x his mark.
Hepi x her mark.
Urutarewa x her mark.
Ta Wakeariki.
Rangi Rimu x her mark
Maraia x her mark.
Tu Korero x her mark.
Taruae x his mark.
Horima Peopeo.
Wairerekura x her mark.
Peka Horima.
Atarete x her mark.
Hapurona Horima.
Mangu x his mark.
Ngatai Himiona.
Marokopa x his mark.
Kerei x his mark.
Puha x her mark.
Nukumaru x her mark.
Te Kuku.
Te Iwitemiti.

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 Magistrate.
H. Luskin Skeet, Surveyor.
Sydney A. B. Capel, Sub-Inspector, A.C.F.