Hikutaia No. 2 Block, Thames District.
This Deed made the eleventh day of January One thousand eight hundred and
seventy 1873. 11 January.Thames District.
three Between Herewini Te Rangai Ngahuia Ngakaho, Rawiri Te Whakaiti,
Marara Hikori, Wiremu Tangatapo, Matiu Paraki te Pamahue, Te Rakiraki, Heta te
Hapoki, Hikutaia No. Ii.
Hone te Huiraukura, Perenera te Wharaunga, Tamati Paetai, Te Amo Paetai,
Te Mene Paetai, Rangihoro Paetai, Hera Paramataiti, Paranihia Whakahau, Hakipene
Hura, Miriama Konehu Ngapuhoro Paetake Aperehama Pokai, Hatara Ngatai, Mikaere
te Akeake, Anatehia Pahau and Mata te Kura all of the Tribe of Ngatipu residing
in the District ofvHauraki province of'Auckland colony of New Zealand
(hereinafter called the said Vendors) of the one part and Her Majesty Queen
Victoria of the other part Witnesseth that for and in consideration of the sum
of Five hundred and fifty five pounds stg. paid by Her said Majesty Queen
Victoria to the said Vendors before Receipt for £555.
the execution hereof 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 All that piece or
parcel of land containing by admeasurement two thousand three hundred and
seventy six acres more or less [2,376 acres.]
situate in the District of Hauraki in the province and colony aforesaid
and called or known as Hikutaia number two the several boundaries of which said
piece or parcel of land and the several measurements of the Boundary lines
thereof are particularly shown and set out on the plan of the piece or parcel of
land hereby conveyed drawn hereon Together with all the rights easements members
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 in to or out of
the said piece or parcel of land To hold the same page 538
premises Unto Her said Majesty Queen Victoria her
successors and assigns for ever In witness whereof the said parties have
hereunto subscribed their names.
Rawi te wakaiti.
Matiu Paraki te Pamahue x his mark.
Te Rakiraki x Her
Heta te Hapoki.
Hone Te Huiraukura x his mark.
Wharaunga x his mark.
te amo pae tai.
Paramataiti x her mark.
Paranihia Whakahau x her mark.
Miriama Konehu x her mark.
Hana teiha Pahau.
Mata te Kura x her
Wiremu Tangatapo x his mark.
Rangihoro Paetai x her mark.
kae re te a ke ake.
te mene Paetai.
Signed by the said Herewini Te Rangai Ngahuia Ngakako Rawiri Te Wakaiti
Marara Hikori Matiu Paraki Te Pamahue Te Rakiraki Heta Te Hapoki Hone Te
Huiraukura Perenera Te Whaurunga Tamati Paetai Te Amo Paetai Hera Paramataiti
Paranihia Whakahau Haki-pene Hura Miriama Konehu Ngapuhoro Paetake Aperahama
Pokai Hatara Ngatai Hanatehia Pahau and Mata Te Kura in the presence of us—
J. W. Preece, Licensed
J. W. R.
Guilding, Licensed Interpreter Shortland.
Signed by the said Wiremu Tangatapo, Rangihoro Paetai, Mikaere te Akeake
in the presence of us—
J. W. R. Guilding, Licensed
Samuel Brennan, Constable A.C. Force, Grahamstown.
Signed by the said Te Mene Paetai in the presence of us—
J. W. R. Guilding, Licensed
Mackay, Jr., Land Agent, Shortland.