This Deed written on this Nineteenth 19 day of August in the Year of Our Lord
18641864. 19 August.Wairarapa District. is a 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 the shining sun of this day parted with and for
ever transferred unto Victoria Queen ofKumurau. England Her Heirs the Kings and Queens who may succeed Her and Her and
Their Assigns for ever in consideration of the sum of Three hundred and three
Pounds (£303)Receipt for £303 to us paid by Mr. McLean £103 and by Mr. Cooper £200 on behalf of the
Queen Victoria (and we hereby acknowledge the receipt of the said monies) all
that piece of our land situated at Taueru and named Kumurau 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 G. S. Cooper, acting for the District Land Commissioner is hereunto
These are the boundaries of the Land beginning at te
Manga-a-te-Whanau-Atua,Boundaries. thence to the Awa-a-Tukokoru, thence to Tuna-a-te-Henenga, thence to
Kumurau, thence to Kakaiapu, thence to Rorokoko, thence to Tataiahape and into
Taueru, and up the Taueru to Mangareia, where it runs upon the boundary of
land already sold to the Queen and joins at te Manga-a-te-Whanau-Atua.
G. S. Cooper.
Nepia Ngaika x.
Hera Te Ata x.
Witnesses to the payment and signatures—
George F. Swainson, J.P.
Patoromu Te Apatu x.
Receipt for £200. Received this Nineteenth day of August in the Year of Our Lord One
thousand eight hundred and sixty four the sum of Two hundred pounds Sterling
(£200 . 0 . 0) being the final consideration money expressed in the above
written Deed to be paid by G. S. Cooper on behalf of Her Majesty the Queen
George F. Swainson, J.P.
A True Copy of Original Deed and Translation.
H. Hanson Turton.
January 13th, 1876.