(Deed Enclosure 1 in No. 380.)
Omahu Block, No. 2570
(Timber Lease), Hauraki District.
This Deed made the twenty third day of December one thousand eight hundred and
1872. 23 December.Hauraki District.
seventy two Between Peata Pahau Ruta Pahau Timoti Piritaha Miriama
Konehu Maraea Takitu Paraone te Parama Mata te Nga hue Tamati Paetae and
Tamihana Omahu No. 2570.
Tukere all of Hauraki in the Province of Auckland and Colony of New
Zealand aboriginal natives hereinafter called the said Vendors of the one part
and Her Majesty Queen Victoria of the other part Witnesseth that in
consideration of the Sum of Six hundred pounds sterling paid by Her said Majesty
Queen Victoria to the said Vendors Receipt for £600.
the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged They the said Vendors do and
each and every of them Doth hereby convey and assure unto Her said Majesty Queen
Victoria her successors and assigns save and except as hereinafter mentioned All
that piece or parcel of land in New Zealand aforesaid containing by
admeasurement seven thousand and fifty six acres more or less being a block of
land called or known as Omahu Block" situate near Hikutaia in the district of
Hauraki Queen's County in the said Province and Colony and is Bounded towards
the North by lines six hundred and twenty Boundaries. [7,056 acres.]
links and one thousand four hundred and sixty six links, Two hundred and
four links, seven hundred and ninety six links, Ten thousand six hundred and
forty seven links and thirteen thousand eight hundred and sixty eight links
eighteen thousand and sixty five links and fourteen thousand five hundred links
towards the east by the Whitipiorua Block four thousand five hundred and twelve
links and by the Whangamata Harbour towards the south by links nineteen thousand
eight hundred and thirty links and thirty page 518
nine thousand one hundred and seventy-five links and
towards the west by the Tairua River As the same is delineated on the plan drawn
hereon edged red Together with all the rights easements and appurtenances
thereto belonging and all Deeds thereto relating and all other rights which the
said Vendors or any of them have or may have of into or out of the said piece or
parcel of land To hold the same premises unto Her Subject to sale of timber to R. Seccombe and Son.
said Majesty Queen Victoria her successors and assigns for ever Subject
nevertheless to the sale and grant of the Timber bush forest and other Trees on
upon and about a portion of the said land and the demise of the said portion of
the said land made by a certain deed of Grant and demise between the said
Vendors (Therein called the. said Grantors) of the one part and Richard Seccombe
and John Carroll Seccombe of the other part bearing date the twenty-first day of
December one thousand eight hundred and seventy two.
In witness whereof the said parties have hereunto subscribed their names the
day and year first herein written.
Peata Pahau. x her mark.
Ruta Pahau x her mark.
Miriama Konehu x her mark.
Paraone te Parama x her mark.
Mata te Ngahue x her mark.
Timoti Piritaha x his mark.
Signed by the said Peata Pahau Ruta Pahau Miriama Konehu Paraone te
Parama Mata te Ngahue Tamati Paetae and Tamihana Tukere in the presence of us—
J. W. R. Guilding, Licensed
J. W Preece, Licensed Interpreter, Auckland.
Signed by the said Timoti Piritaha in the presence of us—
W. R. Guilding, Licensed Interpreter, Auckland;
O'Halloran, Land Agent, Shortland.
Signed by the said Maraea Takitu in the presence of us—
J. W. Preece, Licensed
Alfred Preece, Settler,