Part of Hoeta's Pole and Rakehou Reserve, Rangitikei
An Agreement made this twenty third day of January one
thousand eight hundred1872. 23 January.Rangitikei District. and seventy two Between Takana te Kawa, Te Ara Takana Hoeta Kahuhui
Rahira Kahuhui Karehana Tauranga Taimona Pikauroa Maraki te Rangikaitu Te
IetiPart of Hoeta's Pole and Rakehou Reserve. Turanga Makeruke te Aewa Epiha te Moanakino Ruera te Kawa Te Tura
Kahuhui Mokena Pahurahi Retimana te Hapoki Hakaraia Whakaneke Titaha Pape Hepi
Kahuhui Merihira Tauranga Hepi te Wheoro Hara Tauranga Ramari Kahuhui Mitiria te
Kawa Wiremu Karamoa Hori te Hapoki Moringa Hapoki Wiremu Hohimi Hemi Homini
Metapere Kahuhui Pirihira Kahuhui Marara Kahuhui Tupataia Kahuhui Mata
Kahupureke Riria te Moakatino Ataneta Paratawhake, Te Wani Tauranga Harata Kiore
te Kooro te One Reupena Te One Noa te Tapa Tino Tangata Erina te Kooro Atereti
Taratoa Wiremu Taratoa Keremihana Wairaka Pirihira Wairaka Wereta Te Mate Apia
te Hiwi Pita te Aikiha Mere Te Hiwi Te Au Te Hiwi Arapata te Hiwi Eruera Taiaho
Hori Ngawhare Hemi Rangiwhakairi Wiritana te Rangi Pumipi te Kaka
PaiuraTaiporutu Taniora Rehua Heperi Maitiaha Kepa Paiura Ruta te Kimate members
of the Ngatikauwhata Ngatiparewahawaha and Ngatikahoro tribes of aboriginal
Natives of New Zealand of the one part and the Honorable Donald McLean Native
Minister for and on behalf of the General Government of New Zealand of the other
part, Whereas there are certain matters in dispute between the parties hereto of
the first part and the General Government in reference to the settlement of
Reserves in the Rangitikei-Manawatu block and whereas in order to finally settle
the said disputes it is agreed between the said parties as follows:—
That in consideration of the sum of one thousand five hundred pounds paid to
theReceipt for £1,500. said parties hereto of the first part by the Native Minister at or
before the execution hereof they the said parties hereto of the first part for
themselves and all other persons members of the said tribes or otherwise having
any power or authority to enter into this agreement do hereby undertake and
agree to for ever relinquish all their claims and demands and matters in dispute
with the General Government in anywise relating to one thousand one hundred and
fifty acres of land known as the disputed land at Hoeta's pole as the same land
is delineated on the plan endorsed hereon and also allHoeta's pole. their claims and demands for costs and damages incurred in or sustained
by them in and about seeking to establish their claims to any parts of the
Rangitikei-Manawatu block since the purchase thereof by the Native Lands
Purchase Commissioner, and also that they the said parties hereto of the first
part and all other persons as aforesaid will for ever relinquish and cease to
establish all other claims and demands on the General Government for or in
respect of any land in the said Rangitikei-Manawatu block save and except
certain awards of land already made or agreed to be made to the said parties
hereto of the first part by the Native Lands Court and by the Native Minister,
And also for the considerations aforesaid they the said parties hereto of the
first part and all other persons as aforesaid will relinquish to the General
Government all claim to the block of land situate in the Rangitikei-Manawatu
block containing about five hundred and fourteen acres and known as Te Rakehou
as delineated on the planTe Rakehou. (514 acres.) endorsed hereon, In witness whereof the said parties have hereunto
subscribed their names the day and year first above written.
Signed by the said Donald
McLean in the presence of—
Chas. H. Borlase, Solicitor, Wanganui.
Kooro te One.
Hoeta te Kahuhui.
Rahira te Kahuhui.
Wereta te Mate x his mark.
Wiratana te Rangi.
Ruera Tenuku x.
Wiremu Hohimi x.
Titaha Pape x.
Mokena Pahurahi x.
Erina Kooro x her mark.
Atareti Taratoa x her mark.
Wairaka x her mark.
Arapata Te Hiwi x his mark.
Au te Hiwi x her mark.
Apia te Hiwi x her mark.
Mere te Hiwi x her
Pita te Aikiha x his mark.
Ruta te Kimate x her mark.
Eruera Taiaho x his mark.
Kepa Paiura x his mark.
Taimona Pikauroa x.
Teara Tetakana x.
Teieti Turanga x.
Makeruke te Nakaera.
Merehira Tauranga x.
Hara Repara Tauranga x.
Metapere Kahuhui x.
Wiremu Kahunui x.
Marara Kahuhui x.
Tupataia Kahuhui x.
Riria Te Moanakino x.
Epiha Te Moanakino x.
Reupena te One
Maraki te Rangikaitu x.
Harata Kiore x.
Moringa Hapoki x.
Metiria te Kawa x.
Hori te Hapoki x.
Te Wani Tauranga x.
Mata Kahupureke x.
Signed by the said parties of the second part in the presence of—