1862 2 August.
This Deed written on this second day of August in the Year of our Lord
1862 is a full Mangonui District.
and final sale conveyance and surrender by us the Chiefs and People of
the Tribe 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 sun of this Deed 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 Five hundred and
nine pounds 17s 11d Pounds (£509 . 17 . 11) to us paid by Henry 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 "Mangatete," near Mangonui, 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 conditions 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
Boundaries. [5,649 acres.]
District Commissioner is hereunto subscribed. These are the boundaries
of the Land commencing at a point on the Otukai river at the Native Reserve,
following the Native Reserve and the Mangatete river, from thence along the
survey line to the Matakou Pa, —from thence along the survey line to the Ohinu
river—from thence along the Creek and survey line to the Kaitaia river at a
point known as the Haukotuku creek, thence along the Kaitaia river and Native
Reserve to the junction of the Pikorako creek thence along the survey line to
Oruatiti thence along the survey line to Te Arikitu, thence along the survey
line to the Otukai river to the point where it commenced; but the Plan of survey
to this Plan annexed will more particularly point out the Boundaries.
Receipt for £509 . 17 . 11.
Received this second day of August in the Year of Our Lord One thousand
eight hundred and sixty two (1862) the Sum of Five hundred and nine 17s 11d
Pounds sterling (£509 . 17 . 11.) being the consideration money expressed in the
above-written Deed to be paid by Henry T.
. Dist. Commr. on behalf of Her Majesty the Queen to us.
Signed Rapata Take.
ti moti popata.
Hehi Wharerau x.
Rutena te Wa.
Ro wha paeana.
H. T. Kemp.
(Signed) W. B. White,
Geo. Kelly, Interpreter.
A True copy of Original Deed and Translation.
H. Hanson Turton.
29th August, 1874.