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

Mangahowhi, Block, Turakina, Rangitikei District

Mangahowhi, Block, Turakina, Rangitikei District.

This Deed made the fifteenth day of July one thousand eight hundred and seventy1873. 15 July.Rangitikei District. three Between Her Majesty Queen Victoria of the one part and Aperahama Tipae of Wanganui in the Province of Wellington an aboriginal Native of New Zealand (hereinafter called the Vendor) of the other part, Witnesseth that in consideration of the sumMangahowhi of one hundred and thirty nine pounds by Her said Majesty paid to the Vendor on the[Turakina.] execution hereof (and the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged) The Vendor dothReceipt for £139. hereby surrender convey and assure unto Her said Majesty all that piece or parcel of land situate on the left Bank of the Turakina River in the Province of Wellington aforesaid containing Two hundred and seventy eight acres and called or known by the name of "Mangahowhi" and is Bounded towards the North East by the Parae Karata Block a distance of two hundred and sixty five links, on the South East by the Parae Karata Block a distance of eight thousand six. hundred and sixty two licks towards the South West by Crown land a distance of three thousand nine hundred and seventy five links and on all other sides by the Turakina River, as the same is more particularly delineated in the plan drawn hereon and thereon colored red, Together with all the rights and appurtenances thereunto belonging or appertaining, To hold the said land and premises with the appurtenances unto Her Majesty her heirs and successors for ever. In Witness whereof the said Vendor hath hereunto set his hand the day and year first above written.

Aperahama Tipae x his mark.

Witness to mark—

Donald Hugh Monro.

Signed by the said Aperahama Tipae by making his mark in the presence of—

James Booth.
Meiha Keepa.
John C. Young, Licensed Native Interpreter, Whanganui.