1874. 3 March.Urenui District.Know all by these presents this Deed made the third day of
March in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and seventy four
Witnesseth that we the Maoris chiefs and others of the tribe Ngatiuenuku of
Ngatitupawhenua of Ngatirangi of Ngatiteuruwhakawai of Ngatimaru whose names are
written underneath do hereby consentOnaero-Urenui-Taramouku. to sell hand over and finally give up to Victoria Queen of England her
heirs and successors all that block of land called Onaero Urenui the boundaries
of which are as follows. Commencing at Onaero at the mouth of the Mangapo stream
following theBoundaries. [36,000 acres.] course of the Onaero River to Mangatiti to Pukemai to Pouri to Whakakoro
to Punitotara to Poukehewa to Omati to Kokohiko on to Waikoatu turning here to
the south it goes straight on till it strikes the Taramouku River at
Komakotangiata turning here to the East it follows the course of the Taramouku
in its windings till it gets to the junction of the Waitoro and Wharawhara
streams following the course of the Wharawhara till it gets to where the
boundary of the Waitara-Taramouku block strikes the Wharawhara turning here to
the North it goes on to Wharetiti turning here to the East it goes on to Tuipaki
turning to the North it goes on to Ohaupari to Pungapopohi turning here to the
East it goes on to Tongirere turning here to the North and inclining to the East
to Puiatoa and turning again to the North it goes on to Taumatarangi and
continues on till it strikes the River Mangawhiro following the Mangawhiro to
its junction with Urenui following the course of the Urenui River in its
windings till it meets the Europeans survey line turning here to the South West
it follows that line in its windings till it gets to Onaero where it commenced.
Mr. Parris has agreed that the following land shall be reserved for us, for
Rangipito Rakatau and all their people fiveNative reserves. hundred (500) acres. For Horomona, Epiha Henere Matene and all their
people two hundred (200) acres. The plan of the said block of land is drawn in
the margin of this Deed. The purchase money for the said land as fixed by Mr.
Parris and agreed to by us is three thousand five hundred and thirty pounds
(£3530) which sum we have this dayReceipt for £3,530. received from Mr. Parris. The money that we have this day received is
the final payment for this land. In token that we consent to the conditions of
this Deed as written we subscribe our names.
Himiona te Oka x his mark.
Eruera Hereora x
Katene x her mark.
Eriwata x his
Teito x his mark.
Ariwia Ihaka x his mark.
Teiweti Hira x his mark.
Riti x her
Katerina Pamariki x her mark.
Hariata Hare x her mark.
Peti Hawhe i her mark.
Tumai x his mark.
Hare te Paea.
Natanahira x his mark.
Pikihuia x her mark.
x her mark.
Roihi x her mark.
Weringa x her mark.
Rehara x her
Eraita x her mark.
Hone Hakaraia x his mark.
page 60 Te Waka te Teira x his
Te Peina o Maru.
Karo Hapurona x her
Whakapaki x his mark.
Kati Watene x his mark.
Rawiri Waiaua x his mark.
Peka x his mark.
Matiu Huriwhare x his mark.
Wi Rakatau x his mark.
Karepa x her mark.
Katene Hotene x his mark.
Ngahuinga x her
Mere Puka x her mark.
Iritana x his
Mere Rakatau x her mark.
Mohi Ngawahine x his mark.
Pepene x his mark.
Ngarere x his mark.
Hariata Pamariki x her mark.
Te Rina x her
Eraia x his mark.
Waka te Huka x his mark.
Horomona x his
Wi te Arei x his mark.
Rangimarukore x his mark.
Keropa x his mark.
Apiae x his
Hikitia x her mark.
Hariata Ihaia x her mark.
Te Hae x his mark.
Mere Horomona x her
Maraea Matareinga x her mark.
Fred. A. Carrington, Superintendent of Taranaki.
J Stephenson Smith, Commr. Crown
W Carrington, J.P.
I, the undersigned, hereby certify that the foregoing is a correct
English translation of the Deed to which it is attached.
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 and Translation, Declaration, and
H. Hanson Turton.
September 9th, 1875.