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

Waihoanga No. 2a Block, Otaki District

Waihoanga No. 2a Block, Otaki District.

1876. 31 January. Otaki District.This Deed made the thirty first day of January 1876 Between Her Majesty Queen Victoria of the one part and Natana Pipito, Ngapu Paneiti, Eruera Te Hiapo, Te Peka WAIHOANGA No. 2A. Pipito, Te Rata Poutunoa, Te Kingi Ngapu, Hira Te Rapa, Hariata Hamuera, Areta Pipito, Parekarewa Te Waha, Raimapaha Rapa, Ruruhira Maeke, Hokepera Natana, Ihakara Taharangi Natana, Hira Maeke, Apera Wi Te Patato, Rawiri Wanui of —— Aboriginal Natives of the Colony of New Zealand (hereinafter called "the Vendors") of the other part, Witnesseth that in consideration of the sum of Two hundred and twenty pounds (£220 . 0 . 0) by Her Majesty paid to the Vendors on the execution Receipt for £220. hereof (and the 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 eight hundred and eighty acres or thereabouts known or called Waihoanga No. 2A 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 To hold the said land and premises with the appurtenances unto Her said Majesty her Heirs and successors for ever. In page 163Witness whereof the Vendors have hereunto set their hands the day and year first above written.

Natana Pipito.
Hira Te Rapa.
Raimapaha Rapa x her mark.
Ngapu Peneiti.
Kingi Ngapu.
Parekarewa Te Waha x her mark.
Rawiri te Wanui.
Ihakara Tahurangi Ngatana x his mark.
Arapera Whiti Patato x her mark.
Hariata Hamuera x her mark.
Peka Pipito.
Areta Pipito.
Hokepera Pipito Natana.

Signed by the said Natana Pipito, Hira te Rapa, Raimapaha Rapa, Ngapu Peneiti, Te Peka Pipito, Areta Pipito and Hokepera Pipito Natana, and by Raimapana Rapa, Parekarewa, Ihakara Tahurangi Natana, and Arapera Whiti Patato by making their respective marks after the contents had been explained to them by an Interpreter of the Court they appearing clearly to understand the meaning of the same in the presence of—

James Booth, R.M.
John Stevens, Licd. Nat. Interpreter, of Bull's.

Feb. 1st, 1876.

Signed by the said Rawiri Wanui and by Hariata Hamuera by making her mark she being unable to write, the same having been first read over and explained to them in the Maori language they appearing fully to understand the meaning and purport thereof, in the presence of—

James Booth, R.M.
Richard Booth.