Parish Matata, Allotment 19, No. 2, Bay of
This Deed made the twenty eighth day of November (1874) in
the year one thousand 1874. 28 November.
Bay of Plenty District. eight hundred and seventy four, between Te Puhi Kehukehu, Wi Maruki,
Hamiora, Hone Wirihana and Hone Pukewhitu, Aboriginal Chiefs of the Colony of
New Zealand Parish Matata, Allot. 19, No. 2. on behalf of the members of the Te Patuwai tribe (hereinafter called the
vendors) of the one part and Her Majesty Queen Victoria of the other part,
Witnesseth that in consideration of the sum of one hundred and eighty pounds
Sterling £180 paid by Her said Majesty to the Vendors (the receipt whereof is
hereby acknowledged) They the vendors Receipt for £180. do and each of them doth hereby surrender convey and assure unto Her
said Majesty her heirs and successors, All that parcel of land in the Province
of Auckland in the Colony of New Zealand containing by admeasurement one
thousand three hundred and six acres more or less and being allotment number
nineteen in the Parish of Matata in the County of Rotorua, Bounded towards the
North West by allotment number twenty Boundaries. [1,306 acres.] two four thousand six hundred and twenty links thence crossing a road
one hundred and thirty three links again by allotment number twenty two
aforesaid fourteen thousand two hundred and sixty links, towards the East by the
Tarawera River towards the South East by allotment number twenty one six
thousand seven hundred and thirty four links thence crossing a road one hundred
and two links again by allotment number twenty one aforesaid, fourteen thousand
one hundred and eighty seven links and towards the West by allotment number one
aforesaid nine thousand eight hundred and sixty links, intersected from North
West to South East by a road one hundred links wide. As the same is delineated
by the plan drawn hereon edged red with all the rights and appurtenances
thereunto belonging, To hold the same unto Her said Majesty her heirs and
successors for ever. In witness whereof the said parties have hereunto
subscribed their names.
Te Puhi Kehukehu.
Signed by the said Puhi Kehukehu, Wi Maruki, Hamiora, Hone Wirihana and
Hone Pukewhitu in the presence of—
Abraham Warbrick, Native
Thomas Bennett, Maketu.