Mangatainoka No. 1 Block (Claims in), Wairarapa District.
1873. 28 March.Wairarapa District.
This Deed made the twenty eighth day of March one thousand eight
hundred and seventy three Between Her Majesty the Queen of the one part and
Hoani Meihana, Peeti te Awe Awe, and Huru te Hiaro aboriginal natives of New
Zealand (hereinafter styledMangatainoka No. 1.(Claims in Block.)
the partial vendors) of the other part, Whereas the partial vendors
are or some or one of them is entitled to the parcel or block of land
described in the schedule page 395
hereto in whole or in part, and whereas the partial vendors have contracted
with His Honor William Fitzherbert Esquire, Superintendent of the Province of
Wellington acting in this behalf for and on account of Her Majesty the Queen,
that the said Superintendent shall make advances of money and goods to the
partial vendors and as they may direct to be paid for and repaid respectively
whenever such land shall be sold or allowed as part of the purchase money
thereof in case the said William
or his successors Superintendents as aforesaid shall on
behalf of Her Majesty the Queen become the purchaser or purchasers thereof.
Now these presents witness that in consideration of one hundred pounds
sterling (£100) by Her Majesty the Queen in manner aforesaid at or before the
execution of these presents to the partial vendors paid and advanced (the
receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged)Receipt for £100, advance.
They the partial vendors do and each of them doth hereby convey and
assure and surrender unto her Majesty the Queen her successors and assigns,
All the right title and interest of the partial vendors and each and every of
them in to or out of, All that the piece or parcel of land in the Province of
Wellington and Colony of New Zealand more particularly described in the
schedule hereto and delineated in the plan drawn hereon, Together with all and
singular commons and rights of common mines minerals furzes trees woods
underwoods and the ground and soil thereof mounds fences hedges ditches ways
waters courses streams fishings fisheries fowlings surface rights of shore and
foreshore (if any) and all and singular other the appurtenances whatsoever
thereunto belonging or appertaining, To the intent that the same land mines
and appurtenances may henceforth be and continue unto Her Majesty the Queen
her successors and assigns as a security for the said sum of one hundred
pounds sterling (£100) And all other sums or sum of money or the price or
prices of goods on the behalf of Her Majesty the Queen to be hereafter paid or
delivered to the partial vendors or any or either of them or to any person or
persons at their request. In Witness whereof the said parties hereto have
hereunto set their hands.
The Schedule referred to in the foregoing Deed.
All that parcel of land being a portion of the Manawatu-Wairarapa block
commonlyBoundaries. [62,000 acres.] known as the Seventy mile bush and estimated to contain sixty two
thousand acres more or less, Bounded on the North by the Manawatu river on the
East by the Makakahi and Tiraumea rivers and by Government land known as
Manawatu block in the district of Wairarapa and by a portion of the Pahiatua
block and on the West by the Mangohao river and by Government land.
Peeti te Awe Awe.
Huru te Hiaro.
Signed by the said Hoani Meihana, Peeti te
Awe Awe and Huru te
Hiaro in the pre
James Grindell, of
Wellington, a Licensed Interpreter, and
James Thompson, of Foxton,
Manawatu, a Licensed Surveyor.