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Maori Deeds of Land Purchases in the North Island of New Zealand: Volume One



This Deed made this twentieth day of March 1874. Know all men that the Government 1874. 20 March. has agreed to give back to Ngatikahungunu a portion of that land situated in the Poverty Bay District. Turanga District and confiscated by the Government in consequence of the tribes having participated in the rebellion. Now we do hereby convey unto the Queen her heirs and assigns the said portion to be given back to us out of that Block of land known as Patutahi Patutahi. Block for the sum of Six hundred and seven pounds £607 (paid to us this day by Receipt for £607. Capt. Porter) and now we entirely surrender the said portion of land unto the Queen her heirs and assigns to hold the same for ever and we shall have no further claim to land—returned to us by the Government—hereafter from this date.

(Sd.)Ihaka. Ngara.
"Hami Mataora.
(Sd.) Pera Kuhukuhu.
And others.

A True Copy of Original Deed and Translation.

H. Hanson Turton.

Wellington, March 19th, 1875