1862 2 August.Mangonui District.This Deed
written on this the second day of August in the
Year of our Lord 1862 is a full and final sale conveyance and surrender by us
the Chiefs and People of the Tribe Maungataniwha.
Te Rarawa whose names are hereunto subscribed And Witnesseth that on
behalf of ourselves our relatives and descendants we have by signing this Deed
under the shining sum of this day parted with and for ever transferred unto
Victoria Queen of England Her Heirs the Kings and Queens who may succeed Her and
Her and Their Assigns for ever in consideration of the Sum of three hundred and
eighty eight 3s. 3d. Pounds (£388 . 3 . 3) to us paid by H. T. Kemp
on behalf of the Queen. Victoria (and we
hereby acknowledge the receipt of the said monies) all that piece of our Land
situated at Mangonui and named Maungataniwha the boundaries whereof are set
forth at the foot of this Deed and a plan of which land is annexed thereto with
its trees minerals waters rivers lakes streams and all appertaining to the said
Land or beneath the surface of the said Land and all our right title claim and
interest whatsoever thereon To Hold to Queen Victoria Her Heirs and Assigns as a
lasting possession absolutely for ever and ever. And in testimony of our consent
to all the conditious of this Deed we have hereunto subscribed our names and
marks. And in testimony of the consent of the Queen of England on her part to
all the conditions of this Deed the name of Henry Tacy Boundaries. [8,469 acres.]
Kemp Dist. Commissioner is hereunto subscribed. These are the boundaries
of the Land commencing at a Hill called Mangonui, from thence to the junction of
the Otongahiti and Wainui rivers, thence along the Wainui River to a place
called Whakatakere, thence along the survey line to a hill called Whakahara,
thence along the survey line to a hill called Pukewharariki, then following the
lines of the Native Reserve and survey line to the Tawapuku Creek—thence along
that Creek and survey line to the starting point at Mangonui, But the Plan of
survey to this Deed annexed will more particularly point out the Boundaries.
Received this second day of August in the Year of Our Lord One thousand eight
hundred and sixty two (1862) the sum of Three hundred & eighty eight 3s.
3d. Pounds sterling (£388 . 3 .3) being the consideration money expressed in the
above-written Deed to be paid by Henry
Tacy Kemp. on behalf of Her Majesty the Queen to us.
Ko te Hihi.
Hohaia te Ngonge x his mk.
Na Tipene i tuhi.
heremaia te ara.
Whiremu te pahi.
ho Hepa te taha.
Joseph Reilly, Corporal Police.
W. B. White, R.M.
H. T. Kemp.
A True Copy of Original Deed and Translation.
H. Hanson Turton.
29th August, 1874.