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

Manganui Block (Wellington Claims), Waitara District

Manganui Block (Wellington Claims), Waitara District.

1874. 20 November.Waitara District.This Deed made the twentieth day of November 1874 between Her Majesty, QueenManganui. Victoria on the one part and Enoka Hohepa, Tare Ruka Hohepa of Wellington and Hone te Keha of Nelson and Raima Hohepa, Ripeka Mahuki and Horina te One of Wellington aboriginal Natives of the Colony of New Zealand (hereinafter called the Vendors) of the one part witnesseth that in consideration of the sum of Five hundred pounds (£500) by Her Majesty paid to the Vendors on the execution hereof (and theReceipt for £500, Wellington claims. receipt whereof is hereby 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 eleven thousand two hundred 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 colored red, together with all rights and appurtenances page 57thereto belonging or appertaining, 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.

Enoka Hohepa.
Tare Ruka Hohepa.
Hone te Keha.
Raima x her mark.
Ripeka Mahuki x her mark.
Horina te One x her mark.

Signed by the said Enoka Hohepa Tare Ruka Hohepa, and Hone te Keha and by Raima, Ripeka Mahuki and Horina te One by making their marks in the presence of—

T. E. Young, Interpreter.
Wi Tako Ngatata.
J. B. Keast, Clerk Nat. Office.