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

Deeds—No. 47. Onaero-Urenui-Taramouku Block (Nelson Claims), Urenui District

Deeds—No. 47. Onaero-Urenui-Taramouku Block (Nelson Claims), Urenui District.

1874. 8 October.Urenui District.This Deed made the eighth day of October 1874 Between Her Majesty Queen VictoriaOnaero-Urenui Taramouku. on the one part and Tamati Pirimona Marino of the Mitiwai Hapu on behalf of himself and the said Mitiwai Hapu of Nelson an aboriginal Native of the Colony of New Zealand (hereinafter called the Vendor) of the other part witnesseth that in considerationNelson claims. of the sum of Two hundred pounds (£200) by Her Majesty paid to the Vendor onReceipt for £200. the execution hereof (and the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged) the Vendor doth hereby surrender convey and assure unto Her Majesty all that block or parcel of land[36,000 acres.] containing thirty six thousand acres or thereabouts known or called Onaero-Urenui-Taramouku as the same is delineated on the plan drawn on this Deed and colored red, together with all rights and appurtenances thereto 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 Vendor has hereunto set his hand the day and year first above written.

Tamati Pirimona Marino x his mark,
on behalf of the whole of the Mitiwai Hapu.

Signed by the said Tamati Pirimona Marino by making his mark the same having been first read over and explained to him in the presence of—

Wi Tako Ngatata.
A. Bonghton.
J. B. Keast.
W. Katene, M.E.C.
L. M. Grace.
T. E. Young.

A True Copy of Original Deed.

H. Hanson Turton.

Wellington, September 14th, 1875.