Opanui Block, Okiato, Bay Of Islands District.
1830. 7 December.Bay of Islands District.Memorandum
of an Agreement between J. R. Clendon Master of the
Ship City of Edinburgh on the one part and Kiwi Kiwi and Pomare Etoi on the other
part Witnesseth that the aforesaid Kiwi Kiwi and Pomare Etoi hereby agree on the
one part to Opanui.
sell to the aforesaid J. R.
and to his heirs for ever all that parcel of ground J. R. Clendon.
situate in New Zealand called Koapa Nui from Pipiroa round Koapanui to Te
roipatupu [220 acres.]
upon consideration of receiving for the same the undermentioned articles
from the said J. R. Clendon
payment for the same, viz., One Six Pound Carronade Payment.
, Two Muskets, Ten Pounds of Gunpowder and three Cartouch Boxes, And the
aforesaid J. R. Clendon Master of the City of Edinburgh on the other part hereby
agrees to pay to the said Kiwi Kiwi and Pomare Etoi, all the undermentioned
Articles viz. One Six Pound Carronade, Two Muskets, Ten Pounds Gunpowder and three
Cartouch Boxes upon consideration of his receiving for the same all that parcel of
ground situate in New Zealand called Koapanui from Pipiroa round Koapanui to Te
In Witness of the parties intending to fulfill all parts of this agreement they
have hereto set their hands this seventh day of December in the year of our Lord
One thousand eight hundred and thirty.
Signed Pomare Etoi.
Delivered into Court this 12th day of Nov., 1841.
[Note.—The Deed for Kahikatea-roa, on the River Waikare,
Bay of Islands, No. 115/66a, dated November, 1837, was surrendered to the
Government on their purchase of the land from Mr. James R. Clendon
. The block
contained about 80 acres, and was bought from the chiefs Pomare, Ahou, and Arau
for goods amounting to £28 15s.—H.H.T.]