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

Mohaka Block, Province of Hawke's Bay

Mohaka Block, Province of Hawke's Bay.

1875. 20 May.Hawke's Bay.This Deed made the Twentieth day of May One thousand eight hundred and seventy five Between the following Hapus, Ngatiterangiita, Ngatitu, Ngatimaruwahine, Ngatipurua,Mohaka. Ngatirongomai, Ngatiruahine and Ngatituataka being sections of ancestral divisions, of Ngatimaruwahine and Ngatikurapoto and the Undersigned members page 573 thereof all aboriginal Natives of New Zealand and 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 One thousand three hundred pounds (£1300) to the said Vendors paid by Her Majesty the Queen the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledgedReceipt for £1,300. 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 Forty seven thousand (47,000) acres more or less and being called or known by the name of the Mohaka 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.