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

Translation

[ko te tohutoro i roto i te reo Māori]

Translation.

This Deed1867. 10 July.Hawke's Bay. made on the tenth day of July one thousand eight hundred and sixty seven, Between Hone te Wharemako, Karauria Tama i Whakakitea Te Rangi, Enoka te Rua,Ruahine. Rawenata Taui, Te Koko, Eru te Whakaruamoko, Peni te Puna, and Te Hira Pirika, aboriginal natives of Te Pakipaki in the Province of Hawke's Bay, in the Colony of Zealand, of the one part, and Her Majesty Victoria, the Queen of England of the second part, Witnesseth that in consideration of the sum of Three thousand six hundredReceipt for £3,600, total payment. pounds (£3600) to the said Hone te Wharemako, Karauria Tama i whakakitea te Rangi, Enoka te Rua, Rawenata Taui, Te Koko, Eru te Whakaruamoko, Peni te Puna, and Te Hira Pirika paid by the said Victoria, Queen of England, They the said Hone te Wharemako, Karauria Tama i Whakakitea te Rangi, Enoka te Rua, Rawenata Taui, Te Koko, Eru te Whakaruamoko, Peni te Puna, and Te Hira Pirika, Do hereby, grant, convey, and assure unto Victoria the Queen of England, and unto all her Successors and Assigns All that piece or parcel of land in our Province of Hawke's Bay, in our Colony of New Zealand, containing by admeasurement One thousand nine hundred and five (1905) acres more or less situate at Pukahu in the District of Ahuriri, Province of Hawke's Bay, called or known by the name of Pukahu, and numbered Twenty five N (25n)Boundaries. [1,905 acres.] Bounded towards the North West by the Awanui Stream, and the Ngaruroro River, towards the North East by the Awapokahou Block, Six thousand four hundred (6400) links, towards the East by a creek, and by land the property of Mr. R. Foster to Hikahika, and towards the South West by the Taurangakoau Block thirteen thousand four hundred and ninety (13490) links, and by the Wheturaririki Branch of the Awanui Stream to the commencing point, As the same is delineated by the Plan drawn in the margin hereof, With all rights and appurtenances thereto belonging. To Hold the same unto the said Victoria the Queen of England and unto her Successors and Assigns.Native reserve.[55 acres.] Excepting and Reserving nevertheless unto the said Hone te Wharemako, Karauria Tama i Whakakitea te Rangi, Enoka te Rua, Rawenata Taui, Te Koko, Eru te Whakaruamoko, Peni te Puna, and the said Te Hira Pirika, their Heirs, Executors, administrators and assigns, All that piece or parcel of land containing by admeasurement Fifty five (55) acres more or less situate in the Western point of the said Block of land above described, and bounded on the North and West by the Awanui Stream on the North-east by a portion of the said Block of land being section (No. 32) one thousand eight hundred (1800) links, on the South East by a public road three thousand one hundred and ninety one (3191) links, and on the South by the Wheturaririki Stream As the same is delineated on the plan in the margin of this present Deed and marked Green. In Witness of all the above named parties of the first part having consented to the conditions of this Deed they have hereunto subscribed their names and marks. And in Witness of Queen Victoria having agreed to the conditions of this Deed Donald McLean has subscribed his name.
Hone Te Wharemako x his mark.
Karauria
Tamaiwhakakiteaterangi x.
Te Koko x his mark.
Eru te Wakaruamoko his x.
Enoka terua.
Rawenata taui.
peni tepuna.

Signed by the above named Hone te Wharemako, Karauria Tama i whakakitea te Rangi, Enoka te Rua, Rawenata Taui, Te Koko, Eru te Whakaruamako, Peni te Puna, and te Hira Pirika the same having been first translated and explained to them in the presence of (the signatures being the marks of the above named Aboriginal Natives)—

F. E. Hamlin, Native Interpreter, Clive.

Jno. Curling, J.P. of the Colony of New Zealand.
No. 11,004.

Registration. Received for Registration 12.10 p.m.7 May, 1877.

J. M. Batham, Regr. Deeds.

Recorded 112 fol. 905.
Index Vol. 12 fol. 26.
Fees29/