This Deed1859. 24 August.Hawke's bay. written on this 24th day of August in the year of our Lord 1859, is a
full and final sale conveyance and surrender by us the Chiefs and people of
Heretaunga whose names are hereunto subscribed, and witnesseth that on behalf of
ourselves ourRuahine. relatives and(Claims of Waihi and others). descendants we have by signing this Deed under the 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, Her and their assigns for ever
in consideration of the sum of One Hundred pounds £100 to us paid by Mr. McLean
on behalf of the Queen Victoria (and we hereby acknowledge the receipt of the
said monies) all that piece of our land situated at Ruahine, the boundaries
whereof are set forth at the foot of this Deed with its trees minerals waters
lakes rivers 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
therein. 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 Mr.Commissioner McLean is hereunto
subscribed.Boundaries. These are the boundaries of the Land commencing at te Ruakarinoa running
on to the Putaanga thence to the Kaiwaitau thence to the Kiore Hinamoki thence
to te Paewai, thence to te Karuai thence to Pirinoa, thence to Ngapuna arawaki
thence to the Waikopiro where it turns and closes up at the Ruakarinoa.
|II.||This is another place, the commencement whereof is at the Paparoa, thence
to te Mitimiti, thence to te Rere, thence to Kokatuapo, thence to the
Rakaupiripiri thence to the Pakiaka, thence to the Kokoti, thence to
Mangatataramoa thence to te Wharepurakau, where it turns and closes up at te
|III.||This is another place, beginning at te Ranga, runriing thence to the Para
akaututerangi thence to te Puharakeke, thence to Tapuaeokaroro, thence to te
Arohata atataiki, thence to te Makino thence to te Takanga o te Waipikiao,
thence to Turioruaki, thence to te Waipipipi, thence to te Arawahi, thence to
te Rahui, thence to Manuera, where it turns and closes up at te Ranga.
|IV.||This is another place, beginning at Manuka, running thence to Korako
thence to Marotoa, thence to Taumatataua, where it turns and closes up at
|V.||This is another place, beginning at Turiotikura, running thence to
Marotieke, where it turns and closes up at Turiotikura, and joining on to the
lands sold by te Hapuku.
ReceivedReceipt for Ł100.
this 24th day of August in the year of our Lord One thousand eight hundred
and fifty nine (1859) the sum of One Hundred Pounds Sterling (£100) being the
full consideration money expressed in the above-written Deed to be paid by Mr.
McLean on behalf of Her Majesty the Queen to us.
&c., &c., &c.
G. S. Cooper, D.C.
A True Copy of Original Deed and Translation.
H. Hanson Turton.
February 23rd, 1876.