written on this the 28th day of January in the
Year of our 1859. 28 Janaury.Bay of Islands District.
Lord 1859 is a full and final sale conveyance and surrender by us the
Chiefs and People of the Tribe "Ngatewhiu" 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 England Mokau.
Her Heirs the Kings and Queens who may succeed Her and Her and Their
Assigns for ever in consideration of the Sum of Two hundred and forty Pounds
(£240) to us paid by Henry T. Kemp
on behalf of the Queen Victoria (and we hereby acknowledge the receipt of the
said monies) all that piece of our Land situated at Waimate (North) and named
Mokau 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 hereunto 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
Henry T. Kemp Commissioner is hereunto subscribed. These are the boundaries of
the Land commencing at The "Kete Tawa," Boundaries.
from thence it follows the surveyed line until it reaches
"Ngahine-a-Rakumea," it then follows Mr. Clarke's line until it reaches "Te Rimu
Whakataratara," it follows the surveyed line to "Tawauakara," thence it turns
until it reaches Te "Ko Rauwhakato," "Pukepoto," Ngamahanga, it follows Mr.
Orsmornd's line along to "Te Horomarama," it follows the surveyed line, until it
joins the point where the boundary first commenced, at the "Te Kete Tawa,"
particularly set forth in the map hereunto attached.
Two hundred acres of this land shall be granted to the Chiefs and people of the
Grant for Ngatiwhiu.
"Ngatewhiu" Tribe, as a Homestead, and Plantation for ever, which is to
be surveyed [200 acres.]
by us, and pointed out by Henry T.
, on behalf of the Government.
Witnesses to the payment and signatures—
(Signed) William Davis—Settler—Waimate.
Waikato—Chief of Tepuna.
Tamati Huingariri, of
Received this 28th day of January in the Year of Our Lord
One thousand eightReceipt for £240.
hundred and fifty nine (1859) the Sum of Two hundred and forty Pounds
sterling (£240) being the consideration money expressed in the above-written
Deed to be paid by Henry T. Kemp
behalf of Her Majesty the Queen to us.
te tohu o Ranga x na Hone-tana.
Ko te tohu o Te Wiremu
Kauea x na te
Na Hongi—Na Tamihana
Na Hare Napia (Charles Napier).
Na Tau x. Na te Honiana
Na Kira. Kingi Wiremu.
Na Haimiora Hau.
(Signed) H. T. Kemp, Comr.
(Signed) William Davis.
Na Te Mokaraka.
A True Copy of Original Deed and Translation.
17th August, 1874.