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

Waihoanga No. 2b Block, Otaki District

Waihoanga No. 2b Block, Otaki District.

This Deed made the twenty second day of November, 1875, between Her Majesty 1875. 22 November. Otaki District. Queen Victoria of the one part, and Natana Pipito and Watene Tiwaewae of Manawatu Aboriginal Natives or the Colony of New Zealand, (hereinafter called "the WAIHOANGA No. 2B. Vendors,") of the other part, witnesseth, that in consideration of the sum of One hundred and five pounds 15/ (£105 . 15 . 0), by Her Majesty paid to the Vendors on the execution hereof (and the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged), the Vendors do, and each Receipt for £105 15s. of them doth, hereby surrender, convey, and assure unto Her said Majesty, all that block or parcel of land containing One thousand four hundred and ten acres or thereabouts, known or called Waihoanga No. 2B, as the same is more particularly described in the Schedule hereto, and delineated on the plan drawn on this Deed and coloured 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 Vendors have hereunto set their hands the day and year first above written.

Natana Pipito.
Watene Tiwaewae the Younger.

Signed by the said Natana Pipito and Te Watene Tiwaewae the Younger the same having first been read over and explained to them in the Maori language by an Interpreter of the Court and they appearing fully to understand the meaning and purport of the same in the presence of—

James Booth, R.M.
Richard Booth.

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