1858. 28 June.This Deed of Sale made this twenty eighth day of June 1858
witnesseth the full andWairarapa District. unreserved consent of us the Chiefs and members of the Ngatikahungunu
Tribe whose names are hereunto appended fully and unreservedly to part with a
certain portion ofTirohanga. our territory to Victoria the Queen of England and her successors for
Receipt for £160. In consideration whereof Victoria the Queen of England covenants to
pay us the sum of one hundred and sixty Pounds (£160) which said sum we have
this day received from Mr. Scarancke.
Bounda The Boundary thereof commences at the mouth of Kopuarangi River and up
the Kopuarangi to Mangapungapunga where it reaches Captain Smith's Boundary
Line, runs along the Boundary of the Land belonging to the Queen to Owhangai
on the Ruamahanga and down the Ruamahanga until it reaches the Mouth of
Kopuarangi River the starting point.
Enough we have fully and entirely parted with this Land, inherited by us from
our Ancestors, on this day now transpiring to be vested fully and without
limitation in Victoria the Queen of England and her Successors for ever
In Witness whereof we have hereunto set our Signatures and marks so also has
page 343Mr. Searancke one of the Land
Commissioners of the Government of New Zealand on this the twenty eighth day
of June 1858.
William N. Searakcke,
Dist. Commr., N.L.P.D.
Ihaka te Ao x, his mark.
Te Maruki x her mark.
Witnesses to payment and to signatures or marks—
Charles Dixon, Settler, Masterton.
Jacob Matthews, Settler,
A True Copy of Original Deed and Translation.
January 27th, 1876