1863 14 January.This Deed
written on this 14th day of January in the Year of
our Lord 1863 is a full Mangonui District.
and final sale of conveyance and surrender by us the Chiefs and People
of the Tribe MauncataniwhaWest No. 2.
"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 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 Five hundred and
sixty pounds two shillings Pounds (£560. 2. 0.) to us paid by Henry Tacy 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—(West) 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. [11,002 acres.]
T. Kemp, District Commissioner is hereunto subscribed. These are the
boundaries of the Land commencing at a Hill named Puketoetoe, along the survey
lines to Te Huinga, thence along the survey lines to a point known as
Tapuketukituki, thence along, the survey lines to a point called Opou on the
Kaitaia Stream, thence along the survey lines, returning towards the Kaitaia
River, thence along the Kaitaia River to the Native Reserve known as
Mangataeore, thence along the survey line of the Native Reserve to a Peg on the
Kaitaia river, named Kowhatupotaka-taka, thence along the survey line to the
starting point at Puketoetoe.
Receipt for £560. 2. 0. Received this 14th day of January in the Year of Our Lord One thousand
eight hundred and (1863) the Sum of Five hundred and sixty 2s. Pounds sterling.
(£560. 2. 0.) being the consideration money expressed in the above-written Deed
to be paid by Henry T. Kemp on
behalf of Her Majesty the Queen to us.
(Signed) Wiremu Pikahu.
Na Wharerau x.
Na Te Kepa Taiaroa.
Rutene te Wa.
Henry Grover, R. M. Clerk, Mangonui.
Henry S. F. Richardson,
W. B. White, Residt. Magte.
H. T. Kemp.
A True Copy of Original Deed and Translation.
H. Hanson Turton.
29th August, 1874.