This Deed conveying land written on this the seventeenth day of January in the
year1854. 17 January. of our Lord (1854) One thousand eight hundred and fifty four is a Deed
of our fullHawke's Bay and unreserved assent of us the Chiefs and people of the Ngatikahuhunu
whose names are hereunto attached on behalf of ourselves our relations and
descendants born afterOkawa. to give up and make over a portion of our land to Victoria the Queen of
England and to the Kings or Queens who may succeed her for ever.
And in consideration of our full consent to sell this piece of our land
Victoria thePrice, £800. Queen of England agrees on her part to pay us the sum of £800 once told.
(£400)Receipt for £400. Four hundred pounds once told of that sum has been paid to us this day
by Mr. McLean.
These are the boundaries commencing at the Valley at Tutaekuri then on theBoundaries. south to Ngaruroro thence inland to Hukanui to the top of the hill
thence turning to the sea. Okawa and Pakiaka being the principal names of this
land. And also that when the boundaries of this land shall have been
perambulated and surveyed then the final payment for the land shall be
This then being our full consent and final giving up of this our land the
boundaries of which are specified in this Deed to Victoria the Queen of England
And in testimony of our consent we have hereunto attached our names and marks.
And in testimony of the Queen Mr. McLean Land Commissioner for the New Zealand
Government has hereunto attached his name.
Ko te tohu tenei x o te Moananui,
Edward Francis Harris,
William Spinks, Grocer, Wellington.
Native Chief, Wellington.
A True Copy of Original Deed and Translation.
February 19th, 1876.