Deeds—No. 484. Runanga Block (Claims of Hauraki Chiefs), Taupo
1872. 4 April.Taupo District.This Agreement made the fourth day of April One thousand eight
hundred and seventy two Between Te Rangitahau and Petara te Rangihiroa of the
Ngatitutemohuta tribe resident in the District of Hauraki of the one part and Her
Majesty Queen Runanga. Victoria by James Mackay Junior of Auckland Commissioner duly authorized
in that Claims of Hauraki chiefs. behalf of the other part Witnesseth that in consideration of the sum of
sixty pounds paid and the further sum of Four hundred and forty pounds to be paid
by the said James Mackay Junior to the said Rangitahau and Petara te Rangihiroa
(the receipt Receipt for £60. of which is hereby acknowledged) They the said Rangitahau and Petara te
Rangihiroa Do hereby agree to sell unto Her said Majesty all their right and
interest whatever in in and to all that piece or parcel of land in the District of
Taupo in the Province of Auckland containing by estimation Five thousand acres
known by the name of Runanga Bounded towards the North by the river Boundaries. [5,000 acres.] Waipunga from the junction of the river Okoeke to the confluence of the
Waiarua stream with the Waipunga, thence by the Waiarua stream to Te Rere ia
Tekapuranga thence turning southwards up the Taranui stream to the edge of the
forest thence bounded on the north and south east by edge of the forest to the
point of commencement together with all the rights and appurtenances thereunto
belonging. In Witness whereof the said parties have hereunto subscribed their
Te Rangi tahau.
James Mackay, Jr.
Signed by the said Rangitahau Petara te Rangihiroa and James Mackay, Jr. in the presence of us—
Licensed Interpreter, Auckland.
Hohepa Kapene, Settler, Ohinemuri.
£60 . 0 . 0.
Received for Registration at 2 p.m. 21 July, 1874.Registration.
A True Copy of Original Deed and Endorsement.
H. Hanson Turton.