written on this tenth day of August in the Year of
our Lord 1866. is a full 1866. 10 August.Bay of Plenty District.
and final sale conveyance and surrender by us the Chiefs and People of
the Tribe Ngatihura of Ngatipaoa whose names are hereunto subscribed And
Witnesseth that on behalf of ourselves our relatives and descendants we have by
signing this Deed under the shining sun of this Day parted with and for ever
transferred unto Victoria Queen of Te Puna And Katikati. No. 1.
England Her Heirs the Kings and Queens who may succeed Her and Her and
their Assigns for ever in consideration of the Sum of One Hundred Pounds (£100 .
0 . 0) to us paid by James Mackay Jr. on behalf of the Queen Victoria (and we
hereby acknowledge the receipt of the said monies) all that piece of our Land
situated at Tauranga and named Te Puna and Katikati 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 for ever and ever. And in testimony of our
consent to all the conditions of this Deed we have here-unto 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 James Mackay Jr.
Commissioner is hereunto subscribed. These are the boundaries of the Land
at Ngakuriawhare, thence to Waingaere, thence to Oteotahi, thence to Te
Whare o tumapere, thence to Te Onepu, thence to Waimata, thence to Ngapuketurua,
thence to Te Whakahakakaka o
Rangihau thence to Onewhero, thence to Huruhuru, thence to Pukekauri, thence to
Mangahokio, thence to Kakarikikaitahi (that is to say to Te Aroha-auta) thence
in a southerly direction to Pukekohatu, thence to Ngatukitukiahikawera, thence
to Pukewhakataratara, thence to Te Tuahu, thence to Motutapere, thence to
Mangakahika, thence to Ngatamahinerua, thence to Hanga, thence to Te
Rekerekeokautere, thence to Mangakaiwhiria, thence turning towards the sea to Te
Umukorongaehe thence to Te Ranga, thence to Pukemanuka, thence to Te Puna,
thence along the sea shore to Ngakuriawhare the commencing boundary.
" Haora Tipa.
" Harata Kati x tona tohu her mark.
James Mackay, Jr.
Maihi te Hinaki x his mark.
Witnesses to the signature of the names and the payment of the money—
(Signed) Henare Pango, Policeman at Taupo.
Receipt for £75.
(Signed) Wata Tipa.
Received by us on this tenth day of August
1866, from the Grovernment by the hands of Mr. J. Mackay the sum of
Seventy Five Pounds being part of the consideration money expressed in the
within written deed.
£75 . 0 . 0.
Receipt for £25.
Harata Kati x her mark.
Received by me this tenth day of August 1866,
from the Grovernment by the hands of Mr. J. Mackay the sum of Twenty five pounds
being part of the consideration money expressed in the within written Deed.
£25 . 0 . 6.
Maihi te Hinaki x his mark.
A True Copy of Original Deed and Translation.
H. Hanson Turton.
Janyuary 15th, 1875.