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Maori Deeds of Old Private Land Purchases in New Zealand, From the Year 1815 to 1840, with Pre-Emptive and Other Claims

Taungamaro Islet, Matakana, Mahurangi District

Taungamaro Islet, Matakana, Mahurangi District.

1845. 8 October.Mahurangi District.Taungamaro. Whitaker and Heale.Know all men by these presents that I Ngatai a Native Chief of New Zealand in consideration of One Pound sterling the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged do convey and assure unto Frederick Whitaker and Theophilus Heale their Heirs and Assigns all that Rock or Island called or known by the name of Taungamaro situate at the entrance of the Harbour of Matakana in the Territory of New Zealand With all the appurtenances thereunto belonging. In Witness whereof I have hereunto subscribed my name this 8th day of October in the year 1845.


Signed by the said Ngatai in the presence of—
J. Coates of Auckland, Gent.
C. Davis, Interpreter, Auckland.