Mangatainoko-Mohaka Block, Province of Hawke's Bay.
1875. 3 May.Hawke's Bay.This Deed made the third day of May One thousand eight hundred
and seventy five Between the undersigned Chiefs and people of Ngatimaruwahine
Ngatikurapoto andMangatainoko-Mohaka. their Hapus aboriginal natives of New Zealand hereinafter designated the
Vendors of the one part and Her Majesty the Queen of the other part Witnesseth
that in consideration of the sum of Five hundred and forty pounds twelve shillings
to the said VendorsReceipt for £540 . 12 . 0. paid by Her Majesty the Queen the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged,
They the said Vendors do and each of them doth hereby convey and assure unto Her
said Majesty the Queen Her Successors and Assigns all that parcel of land situate
in the Province of Wellington containing by admeasurement Seventeen thousand
(17000) acres more or less and being called or known by the name of the
Mangatainoko block as the said parcel of land is particularly described in the
Schedule hereto and delineated on the plan drawn hereon together with the
appurtenances to the said hereditaments belonging or usually held or enjoyed
therewith and all the estate and interest of the said Vendors and each of them in
the said premises To hold the said hereditaments and premises unto Her said
Majesty the Queen Her Successors and assigns for ever. In witness whereof the
parties aforesaid have hereunto signed their names.
Hariata Kahia x.
Waru x his mark.
Kaaro Ngaoru x her mark.
Pehi Manini x his mark.
Reihana te Aonui x his mark.
te ri na Hupi x her mark.
Hamiora Whitiana x his mark.
Te Kerewine Ko raha x his mark.
Te Waka Takahari
x his mark.
Te Wai roroki x her mark.
Wikitoria Te Korohike x her mark.
Rangi takaiho x his mark.
Rangatana x his mark.
Ta ra We
Tematahi x his mark.
Terangi pumamao x his mark.
Aperahama Tetuatara x his mark.
Eru Temoho x his mark.
Tarangi ita x
Rerei Tepohiahia x his mark.
Takiriwera x his mark.
Ngahere te pataka x his mark.
Inohoke te Whare x
Matetahuna x his mark.
Perenara te Papanui.
Petera te Rangihiroa.
Whakarongo x his mark.
Mohi te Huri x his mark.
Te Hirawanui x his mark.
te Au x his mark.
Hoani Ngarangi x his mark.
Tarei Toki x his mark.
Land Purchase Agent.
This Deed was by me read over and explained to the Vendors in the Maori
language and which they appeared fully to understand. I witnessed their signing
S. Locke, R.M. and
Witness to signatures—
J. P. Hamlin, Licd.
Witness to signatures—
M. J. Gannon, Clerk, Native Office, Napier.