An Epitome of Official Documents Relative to Native Affairs and Land Purchases in the North Island of New Zealand
Province of Hawke's Bay
Province of Hawke's Bay.
Four hundred acres of the Pakowhai Estate, B1, No. 1, held in trust by Samuel Locke and Charles Heaphy, have been let for twenty-one years to Mr. Alexander McHardie, at a rental of £1 an acre per-annum for the first eleven years, and £1 10s. an acre per annum for the remainder of the term, Mr. McHardie to pay £1,000 of his rent in advance, receiving temporarily an allowance of 8 per cent. interest. This arrangement has been made at the request of the Natives beneficially interested. Four hundred and thirty-four acres, including the village, will remain reserved for purposes of cultivation and subsistence.
Account current to 30th June, 1873, is furnished herewith.
I have, &c.,
Commissioner of Native Reserves.