1839. 14 November.Mangonui District.Know
all Men by this Book. Written by us Nopera Panakareao and
Mr. Matthews; written the fourteenth day of November One Thousand eight hundred
and Thirty-nine, selling a piece of land to Mr. Matthews known by the names of
Raramata, Parapara, Parapara.Joseph Matthews.
Tapuirau, Mata. Bounded on the East by the Sea at Haetureroa, ascending to
Pukewau, to Pukenui, descending to Pua kahikatoa going to the Ridge descending to
the [800 acres.]
Wai o te Kauri, diverging and descending at the Papa following the Water
of the Parapara, the river that runs straight to Tapuirau. The kauri forest on the
South near to Tapuirau leaving the water ascending to Maui, going from the outer
ridge of Tapuirau, emerging at Owakatete. On the West descending to Waipuna down
to the water of Wakatakere emerging at the Upoko Ngawa, continuing and crossing to
Owia. On the North at Wai Kotio continuing and descending to the Pikinga to the
Tiki a Pae to the East Coast; following the sea coast, from thence to Raramata,
crossing the river, Receipt.
then following the coast to Haetureroa, the beginning of the boundary.
Payment, One Cask Tobacco, Twenty Blankets, One hundred Dollars, Ten acres of
Raramata for Mr. Matthews, the remainder for the Natives.
H. Tacy Kemp.
No. 163a.O.L.C. A True Transcript of Certified Copy of Original Deed and
28th November, 1878. H. Hanson