Ngatapu No. 2 Block (part of), Wairarapa District.
This Deed made the eighteenth day of November One thousand eight hundred
and1872. 18 November.Wairarapa District. seventy two Between Matini Ruta and Tapatu Matini the Wife of the said
Matini Ruta, Ihaia Whakamairu, and Erihapeti Whakamairu the Wife of the said
Ihaia Whakamairu, Te Haruru and Tihei the Wife of the said Haruru, Karaitiana
Korou, Wi Waka KahuNgatapu No. 2. kura, Ngakuku Wi Tinitara, and Paora Te Ihumaoa Pinanau all of the
Wairarapa District in the Province of Wellington Colony of New Zealand
Aboriginal Natives of New Zealand and Huru te Hiaro of the Manawatu in the
Colony and Province aforesaid also an Aboriginal Native hereinafter called the
Vendors of the one part and Her Majesty QueenReceipt for £60. Victoria of Great Britain and Ireland of the other part Witnesseth that
in consideration of the sum of sixty pounds (£60) paid by Her Majesty Queen
Victoria to the said Vendors (the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged) They
the said Vendors do and each of them doth hereby according to their respective
interests transfer yield up surrender convey assure and confirm under Her
Majesty Queen Victoria Her heirs and successors All that piece or parcel of land
situated in the Province of Wellington Colony of New Zealand being part of the
Block called or known as "Ngatapu No. 2" containing by admeasurement Five
hundred (500) acres (more or less) Bounded towards the North by other part of
said Block being Crown Land FourBoundaries [500 acres.] thousand (4000) links towards the East by the Wai te Horo Stream Eight
thousand five hundred (8500) links towards the South by other part of the said
Block being Crown Land Seven thousand five hundred (7500) links and towards the
West by other part of the said Block being Crown Land Eight thousands (8000)
links as the same is more particularly delineated on the plan drawn hereon and
coloured red Together with all the rights and appurtenances whatsoever thereunto
belonging or in any wise appertaining and all the estate interest right or title
of the said Vendors therein To hold the said piece or parcel of land with the
appurtenances unto Her Majesty Queen Victoria Her Heirs and Successors In
Witness whereof the said parties have hereunto subscribed their names.
Tihei x her mark.
Wi Waka Kahukura.
Signed by the said Ihaia Whakamairu, Eriha
peti Whakamairu, Matini
Matini, Arapata Te Haruru, Tihei (by
making her mark),
Karaitiana Korou, Wi
Waka Kahukura, Wi Tinitara and Huru page 394Te Hiaro this eighteenth day of
One thousand eight hundred and seventy
two in the presence of
Wellington, Licensed Interpreter, and
T. E. Young, of Wellingtoh,
James Grindell, of Wellington,
Licensed Native Interpreter.
Signed by the said Ngakuku in the presence of—
Joseph Freeth, Certificated
James Donnelly, Constable, Masterton.
Paora te Ihumaoa Pinanau x his
Signed by the said Paora te Ihumaoa Pinanau
by making his mark in
the presence of—
Joseph Freeth, Certificated
John Henry, Postmaster, Masterton.