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



This Deed, dated this fifteenth 15 day of August in the year of our Lord One thousand1859. 15 August.Hawke's Bay. eight hundred and fifty nine 1859 is a paper of our full and true consent to sell and absolutely convey a piece of our land to.Victoria the Queen of England and to the Kings and Queens Her Successors for ever. And in consideration of our havingKereru. page 542absolutely sold and conveyed this land we have been paid by Mr. Commissioner McLean the sum of Six hundred pounds £600 as a final payment and consideration in full forReceipt for £600. the land called Kereru, that is the whole of the land with its trees and all appurtenances of the said land, whether above or beneath the surface of the soil, lying between theBoundaries. boundaries sold formerly. These are its boundaries beginning at Kauhangapiro, running on to te Mokopiri and thence striking in the direction of the old boundary at Pohatu haha, running on to Otaookoro, thence to the source of the Poporenga and running down that stream to the mouth of the Waikopiri and following that stream till it joins at the mouth of the Kauhangapiro. And in testimony of our faithful consent to the sale of this land we have hereto subscribed our names and marks.

Tupurupuru Ngairo Perehi x,
Te Hapuku Ngaruhi x. &c., &c., &c.


G. S. Cooper, Dist. Commr.
&c., &c.

True Translation.

G. S. Cooper.

A True Copy of Original Deed and Translation.

H. Hanson Turton.

Wellington, February 29th, 1876.