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Maori Deeds of Land Purchases in the North Island of New Zealand: Volume One

Takahue No. 2 Block, Mangonui District

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Takahue No. 2 Block, Mangonui District.

1875. 4 May.Mangonui District.This Deed made the fourth day of May 1875, between Her Receipt for £513. 18. 1. Majesty Queen Victoria on Takahue No. II. the one part, and Hori Karaka Tawiti, Te Tiahuia, and Himiona Te Waruora of Mangonui Aboriginal Natives of the Colony of New Zealand, (hereinafter called "the Vendors,") of the other part, witnesseth, that in consideration of the sum of five hundred and thirteen pounds eighteen shilling and one penny (£513 " 18 " 1.), by Her Majesty paid to the Vendors on the execution hereof (and the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged), the Vendors do, and each of them doth, hereby surrender, convey, and assure unto Her said Majesty all that block or parcel of land containing four thousand four hundred and and five (4405) acres or thereabouts, known or called Takahue No. 2 as the same is more particularly described in the Schedule hereto, and delineated on the plan drawn on this Deed and coloured red; together with all rights and appertenances thereto belonging or appertaining—To hold the said land and premises with the appertenances unto Her said Majesty, Her Heirs and Successors, for ever—In Witness whereof the Vendors hereunto set their hands the day and year first above written.

Signed by the said Hori Karaka Tawiti, Te Tiahuia, and Himiona Te Waruora after the contents had been explained to them by an Interpreter of the Court and they appeared clearly to understand the meaning of the same—In the presence of
Hori Karaka Tawiti.
Te Tiahuia.
Himiona te Waruora.
Henry A. H. Monro,
Judge, Native Land Court.
W. Bridson,
Clerk N.L. Court.