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

[Deeds—No. 123.]

Deeds—No. 123.

Pohaturiki Block (Smith's Run), Wairarapa District.

Tenei Pukapuka tuku whenua e tuhituhia nei i tenei ra i tekau ma tahi 11 o nga ra o1854. 11 JanuaryWairarapa District.Pohaturiki. (Smith's Run.) Hanuere i te tau o to tatou Ariki kotahi mano o waru rau e rima tekau ma wha 1854 he pukapuka tino whakaae pouo na matou na nga Rangatira me nga tangata o Ngatikahungunu kia tino tukua rawatia tetahi wahi o to matou kainga ki a Wikitoria te Kuini o Ingarini ki nga Kingi Kuini ranei o muri ihio i a ia ake tonu atu. A mo to matou page 308wakaaetanga pono kia tino tukua tenei whenua e wakaae ana a Wikitoria te Kuini o Ingarini mona kia utua matou ki nga pauna moni e rua rau e rima tekau takitahi £250 kua riro mai kotahi te rau o aua moni i te 14 o nga ra o Oketopa 1853. Kotahi te rau e
Receipt for£150
Received cash— 14 Oct., 1853100
£250
rima tekau o aua moni kua riro mai ki a matou i tenei ra na Te Makarini i homai Nga rohe o te whenua ka timata i Pohaturiki ka rere i roto o Ruamahanga mau no atu ko Mania haere i runga i te hiwihiwi mau rawa atu ki uta o te kainga o Ngairo ka rere i roto o Huangarua puta noa ki Kaikanohi ka ahu waka terawiti mau rawa atu ki te PootewakumuBoundaries. rere noa ki te Moenga o pinaki ka ahu ki te Upokopakira mau no atu ki Mahunui rere noa ki Pohaturiki Heoi kua oti rawa atu tenei whenua i a matou ki a te Kuini ake tonu atu no reira ka tuhia o matou ingoa.

Ngairo Takatakaputea. Wiremu Kingi.

Witnesses

H. T. Kemp,

Native Secty., Wellington.

John P. Russell,

Settler, Wangai Moana, Wairarapa.

Produced at the investigation of Huangarua.

Thos. H. Smith,
Judge, N.L.C.

October 10/68

Translation.

1854. 11 JanuaryWairarapa District.This Deed of sale of land written on this Eleventh (11th) day of January in the year of Our Lord one thousand eight hundred and fifty four is a document giving the true consent of us the Chiefs and people of Ngatikahungunu to entirely cede a portion of our place to
Receipt for£130
Received cash— 14 Oct., 1853100
£250
Victoria Queen of England and to the Kings or Queens who may succeedPohaturiki. (Smith's Run.) Her for ever: and on account of our having truly consented to entirely cede this land, Victoria the Queen of England on Her part agrees to pay us the sum of Two huudred and fifty Pounds (£250). We have received on the 14th day of October 1853 One hundred pounds of that money and we have this day received from Mr. McLean one hundred and fifty Pounds.
Boundaries. The boundaries of the land commence at Pohaturiki thence along the Ruamahanga to Marua thence along the ridge to Ngairo's place thence along Huangarua to Kaikanohi thence towards the East to Te Pootewakumu thence to To Moenga-o-Pinaki thence to Te Upokopakira thence to Mahunui thence to Pohaturiki. Well we have entirely given up this land to the Queen for ever in token of which we hereunto sign our names.

[Witnesses.]

[Signatures.]

Correct Translation.

T. E. Young,
Translator, Native Department.

A True Copy of Original Deed and Translation.

H. Hanson Turton.

Wellington, January 14th, 1876.