30 May 1865Mangonui District.This Deed written on this Thirtieth day of May in the Year of
our Lord 1865 is a full and final sale conveyance and surrender by us the Chiefs
and People of the Tribe Te Patu (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 Toatoa. 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 Three Hundred and
Eighty six 6/ £386/6/ Pounds (£386 - 0 - 0) to us paid by W. B. White Esqre. Civil
Commissioner on behalf of the Queen Victoria (and we hereby acknowledge the
receipt of the said monies) all that piece of our Land situated at Mongonui and
named Toa Toa 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
and for 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 W. B. White Civil Commissioner is hereunto subscribed. These are the
boundaries of the Land commencing at the North by the Waipapakauri Boundaries. Creek to the Otengi Block boundary line. On the East by the Otengi Block
to Pakarawhiu then by teh Hikurangi and Maungataniwha blocks to "Te Pare o te
Ngake. On the South by the Kaiaka block to Tarikitui by the Mangatete block to
Tanganui. On the West from Tanganui by surveyed lines Watianga, Mumu,
Pukerengarenga, crossing the Parapapa Stream at Te Waipuru, on to Korangi and
Waingarua on the Waipapakauri Creek and along the said Creek to the Northern
boundary, excepting a Reserve Reserve excepted. between the Paparoa Creek and the Toatoa Creek, as marked in the plan.
Witnesses to the payment and signatures—
Receipt for £386/6/
Pene te Poe.
Wiremu Ha Hakai.
Maihi te huhu.
Received this 30th day of May in the Year of Our Lord One thousand eight
hundred and sixty five (1865) the Sum of three hundred and eighty six 6/ Pounds
sterling (£386 - 6 - 0) being the full consideration money expressed in the
above-written Deed to be paid by W. B. White Civil Commissioner on behalf of her
Majesty the Queen to us.
A True Copy of Original Deed and Translation.
H. Hanson Turton.