This Deed1859. 7 July.Hawke's Bay. dated, this 7th of July in the year of our Lord 1859, is a paper of our
full and true consent to entirely convey and surrender a piece of our land to
Victoria the Queen of England and to all the Kings and Queens Her Successors for
Moeangiangi. The boundary begins at the Arakarekare and runs to Otumatai, thence to
Waitaria, Paheropeke, Mangeongeo, and on to the river at the Paohuikai, te
Kaitaparapara te Mimi o Hineaia, Mangaone, Whangai Mokopuna, Huruterangi, te Kai
a Huikai, te Kahikatearoa, Haututerangi, te Rakauwhakatangitangi, te Ota, te
Taraitangakaho, te Maurea, mo Pakiaka, te Motu o te ihu, te Ahikereru, Pakaira,
this is above Waipapa, then running down the Waipapa to the sea and by the sea
coast to the Arakarekare.
Receipt for £300.
And for our consent to sell convey and assure all the places contained
within these lands, Victoria the Queen of England on her part agrees that we
shall be paid the sum of page 534
hundred pounds £300, which amount we have this day received from Mr. McLean. But
if the block is found to contain more than. 10,000 acres the price is to be
extended for the acreage in excess of 10,000, on the.completion of the survey.
Native reseve [200 acres] One piece only within the above boundaries is to be reserved for us on
the east side of Moeangiangi as a dwelling place for us, two hundred acres, the
boundaries of which' are to be fixed upon by us with the Surveyor, and the
landing place for the boats of the Europeans.
And in witness of our assent to the conditions of this Deed we have hereunto
subscribed our names.
And in witness of the assent of the Queen of England to the conditions of this
Deed it has been signed by Mr. McLean, Land Commissioner.
Toha x, &c, &c, &c.
Witnesses to the signatures—
M. FitzGrerald, Provincial Surveyor, Hawke's Bay. Karaitiana Takamoana. eorge Friend.
G. S. Cooper, D.C.
A True Copy of Original Deed and Translation.
H. Hanson Turton.
February 28th, 1876,