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

[Deeds—No. 163.]

Deeds—No. 163.

Waikaraka Block, Wairarapa District.

Tenei Pukapuka i tuhituhia i tenei i te rua o nga ra o Nowema i te tau o to tatou Ariki1859. 2 November.Wairarapa District. 1859 he Pukapuka tino hoko tino hoatu tino tuku whakaoti atu na matou na nga Rangatira me nga Tangata o Ngatikahungunu no ratou nga ingoa e mau i raro nei a hei whakaatuWaikaraka. tenei Pukapuka mo matou mo o matou whanaunga me o matou uri mo te tuhituhinga o o matou ingoa ki tenei pukapuka i raro i te ra e whiti nei kua whakarerea rawatia kua tino tukuna rawatia atu ki a Wikitoria Kuini o Ingarani ki ona uri ki nga Kingi ki nga Kuini o muri iho i a ia me ana me a ratou e whakarite ai hei whakaritenga mo nga Pauna moni e whitu rau (£700) a e ono rau pauna (£600) kua utua mai ki a matouPrice, £700. e te Herangi i tenei ra mo te Kuini (a e whakaaetia nei e matou te rironga mai o aua moni) ko taua wahi whenua katoa kei Wairarapa ko Waikaraka te ingoa o taua wahi whenua ko nga rohe kei raro i te Pukapuka nei e mau ana te korero whakahaere ko te mapi hoki o taua whenua kua apititia ki tenei. Me ona rakau me ona kowhatu me ona wai me ona awa nui me ona roto me ona awa ririki me nga mea katoa o taua whenua o runga ranei o raro ranei i te mata o taua whenua me o matou tikanga me o matou take me o matou paanga katoatanga ki taua wahi; Kia mau tonu ki a Kuini Wikitoria ki ona uri ki ana ranei e whakarite ai hei tino mau tonu ake tonu atu. A hei tohu mo to matou whakaaetanga ki nga tikanga katoa o tenei Pukapuka kua tuhituhia nei o matou ingoa me o matou tohu. A hei tohu hoki mo te whakaaetanga o te Kuini o Ingarani mo tana wahi ki nga tikanga katoa o tenei Pukapuka kua tuhia nei te ingoa o Te Herangi tetahi o nga Kaiwhakarite Whenua. Ko nga rohe enei o taua whenua ka timata i WaiorongoBoundaries. ka rere whakauta, Taumata puhia, Ruatapu a te Puketoro a Ohieri, ka whati whaka te tonga, Te Hau, Te Taukati a te Korora, ka ahu mai whaka te Tai, Nga Hapi Te wai wakaatu Te Kopito Te Pirau a haere tonu i runga i te rohe kua oti i a Captain Smith te ruri puta noa ki taha tai ki Waikaraka, rere tonu i taha tai tutaki noa ki Waiorongo.
100 Eka i roto i enei rohe ki Mongapiu ma matou ano. Tetahi wahi ma matou kiReserves at Monga piu and Eparaima. Eparaima ko nga rohe kua oti i a matou ko Te Herangi te whakahaere i tenei ra, ara ma tetahi o nga kai ruri o te Kawanatanga e whakatokoto nga rohe kia tika ai.

Will. N. Searancke,
Dist. Commr.
Patoromu.
Ko Tamati Patoromu.
Ko Piripi Patoromu.
Nepia Ngaika x.
Hera Te Ata x.
Matiu Marangai x.
Matiu Taupaku x.
Wi Paraone Pahoru x.
Te Waka Hikapu x.
Mere Te Ahirakau x.
Anatipa Harawira x.
Tamati Anaru x.
Te Waka Te Makuruhau x.
Pita Herehere Rewi x.
Kereopa Aperahama x.
Mikaere takiri x.
Ko Anaru Harawira.
Tamati Hapimana.
Te Harawira Koroakauwe x.
Te Paiha here here x.
Hori Karaka.
Te Okoka x her mark.
Ani Anaru x.
Ramari Hoani x.
Ana Rewi x.
Naera te retiu.

page 358

Ko nga tangata i kite i te hoatutauga o nga moni me te tuhinga o nga ingoa—

George Moore, J.P., Wellington.
John Moore, jun., Waikaraka.
J. M. Richardson, Waikaraka.
Simeon Tuhikaka.

Receipt for £600. Kua riro mai ki a matou i tenei ra i te rua o nga ra o Nowema i te tau o to Tatou Ariki Kotahi mano e waru rau e rima tekau ma iwa (1859) nga Pauna moni e ono rau (£600) Ko te utu whakaotinga rawatanga tenei kua whakahuatia ki te Pukapuka tuku e mau i runga ake nei kia utua mai ki a matou e Te Herangi mo te Kuini.

Nga kai titiro—

Simeon Tuhikaka.
George Moore, J.P., Wellington.
John Moore, Jr., Waikaraka.
J. M. Richardson, Waikaraka.
Patoromu te Waterau.
Te Waka te Makuruhau x.
Anaru Harawira.

Translation.

1859. 2 NovemberThis Deed written on this second day of November in the Year of our Lord 1859 is aWairarapa District. full and final sale conveyance and surrender by us the Chiefs and People of the Tribe Ngatikahungunu whose names are hereunto subscribed And Witnesseth that on behalf of ourselves our relatives and descendants we have by signing this Deed under theWaikaraka. shining sun of this day parted with and for ever transferred unto Victoria Queen of England Her Heirs the Kings and Queens who may succeed Her and Her and TheirPrice, £700. Assigns for ever in consideration of the sum of £700 of which sum six hundred Pounds (£600) to us paid by WillBoundaries. N. Searancke Diet. Commr. on behalf of the Queen Victoria (and we hereby acknowledge the receipt of the said monies) all that piece of our Land situated at Wairarapa and named Waikaraka the boundaries whereof are set forth at the foot of this Deed and a plan of which Land is annexed thereto with its trees minerals waters rivers lakes streams and all appertaining to the said Land or beneath the surface of the said Land and all our right title claim and interest whatsoever thereon To Hold to Queen Victoria Her Heirs and Assigns as a lasting possession absolutely for ever and ever. And in testimony of our consent to all the conditions of this Deed we have hereunto subscribed our names and marks. And in testimony of the consent of the Queen of England on her part to all the conditions of this Deed the name of Will. N. Searancke District Commissioner is hereunto subscribed. These are the boundaries of the Land commencing at the mouth of Waiorongo River (on the Coast) and running inland to Taumata puhia, Ruatapu, Te Puketoro, Ohieri, thence southward to the Hau the Taukati, The Korora, thence towards the Coast, Nga Hapi, The Wai Wakaatu Te Kopito The Pirau thence down the boundary line surveyed by Capt. Smith to the Coast at Waikaraka, thence along the coast to Waiorongo.
Reserves at Mongapiu and Eparaima. A Reserve at Mongapiu of 100 acres is to be made for us. A Reserve at Eparaima is also to be made for us, the boundaries have been traversed this day by us and Mr. Searancke. A Govt. Surveyor is to be sent to survey the boundaries, so that there may be no mistake.

Will. N. Searancke,
District Commr.
Patoromu.
ko Tamati Patoromu.
ko Piripi Patoromu.
Nepia Ngaikax.
Hera Te Ata x.
Matiu Marangai x.
Matiu Taupaku x.
Wi Paraone Pahoru x.
Te Waka Hikapu x.
Mere Te Ahirakau x.
Anatipa Harawira x.
Tamati Anaru x.
Ana Rewi x.
Te Waka Te Makuruhau x.
Pita Herehere Rewi x.
Kereopa Aperahama x.
Mikaere takiri x.
Ko Anaru Harawira.
Tamati Hapimana.
Te Harawira Koroakauwe x.
Te Paiha here here x.
Hori Karaka.
Te Okoka x her mark.
Ani Anaru x.
Ramari Hoani x.
Na era te retiu.

Witnesses to these payments and signatures—

George Moore, J.P., Wellington.
John Moore, junr., Waikaraka.
J. M. Richardson, Waikaraka.
Simeon Tuhikaka.

Receipt for £600. Received this second day of November in the Year of our Lord One Thousand eight hundred and fifty nine (1859) the Sum of six hundred Pounds sterling (£600) being the final consideration money expressed in the above-written Deed to be paid by Mr. Searancke on behalf of Her Majesty the Queen to us.

Witnesses—

Simeon Tuhikaka.
George Moore, J.P., Wellington.
John Moore, Junr., Waikaraka.
J. M. Richardson, Waikaraka.
Patoromu Te Waterau.
Te Waka te Makuruhau x.
Anaru Harawira.

A True Copy of Qriginal Deed and Translation.

H. Hanson Turton.

Wellington, January 18th, 1877