1862. 12 February.Wairarapa District.This Deed
conveying land written on this day the twelfth of
February in the year 1862 conveying the full and true consent of us the chiefs
and people of Ngatikahungunu whose names are hereunto signed to entirely give
up a portion of our land to Victoria the Queen of England and to the Kings or
Queens her successors for ever. And in considerationTe Whiti.(Additional.)
of our consenting to entirely give up this portion of our land
Victoria the Queen of England on her part consents to pay to us the sum of one
hundred pounds £100.
|Receipt for …||£60
| 13 Aug.,, 1860||20
| 24 Jan., 1862||20
Twenty pounds £20 was paid to us on the 13th of August, 1860, Twenty
pounds £20 more was paid to us on the 24th of January 1862 and sixty pounds
has this day been paid to us by D. McLean Esq. This piece of land is situated
at the Whiti, the boundary on the Eastern side is the Tauheru River the other
boundary is the land already sold to the Queen, we will show it to the
surveyor. The acreage of the land given up by us this day is seven hundred and
forty acres but should there not be 740 acresBoundaries. [740 acres.]
satisfactorily arranged on the South side of the land already ceded to
the Queen then we will arrange on the North side of the ceded land a
sufficient quantity to complete the 740 acres. One hundred acres of this land
at Totara Kotipu and Motungarara is to page 369
be returned for Hamiora Pukaiahi. We have entirely
given up possession of this piece of land to Victoria the Queen of England and
all things above and below the land and all appertaining to it as a sure
possession for her for ever and ever. And in testimony of our consent we have
hereunto signed our names and marks.
Na Ngatuere x his mark.
John William Pohotu.
Na Hamiora x
Na Kingi Ngatuere x his mark.
Ihaka (na Hoani i tuhi).
Na Ngatuere te tikanga kia tuhia enei ingoa—W.N.S.
Na te Harawira.
Na Hone Hinu.
Kenneth H. Kerr.
Malcolm Fraser, Surveyor, N.L.P.D.
A True Copy of Original Deed and Translation.
H. Hanson Turton.
January 11th, 1876.