1859. 2 June.Bay of Islands District.This Deed
written on this second 2nd day of June in the Year
of our Lord 1859 is a full and final sale conveyance and surrender by us the
Chiefs and People of the Tribe called Te "Uriongonga" whose names are hereunto
subscribed And Witnesseth that on behalf of ourselves our relatives and
descendants we have by signing this Deed under Kawakawa North.
the shining sun of this day parted with and for ever transferred unto
Victoria Queen of 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 thousand
Pounds (£1000 . 0 . 0) to us paid by Henry T. Kemp District Commissioner on
behalf of the Queen Victoria (and we hereby acknowledge the receipt of the said
monies) all that piece of our Land situated at Te Kawa Kawa and named Kawa Kawa
(north) 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 the
name of H. T. Kemp Dist
Commissioner Commissioner is hereunto subscribed. These Boundaries.
are the boundaries of the Land commencing at Whangai on the northern
side, from thence it follows the river Kawa Kawa until it reaches the line of
the Reserve set apart for Te Pukututu, just above the Pa, it follows that line
in a straight direction to Te Hautapu on the outline survey, from thence in a
northerly direction along the line to the Creek called Wero Wero, thence along
that survey line until it reaches Te Hauotapiri, Puketutu, Ohamua, Te Kohore,
Pukerewarewa, Pungorungoru, Te Rotopouri, until it joins Whangai at the
commencement of the Boundary line.
But the plan of the survey annexed will show distinctly the boundaries of this
Receipt for £1,000.
Received this second (2nd) day of June in the Year of Our Lord One
thousand eight hundred and fifty nine (1859) the Sum of One thousand Pounds
sterling (£1000) page 57
consideration money expressed in the above-written Deed to be paid by H. T. Kemp
, Dist. Cominissr. on behalf
of Her Majesty the Queen to us.
Tamati Waka Nene x.
Hori Te Kahuwhero.
Ko Ihaia Pehiriri.
Ko Wepiha te
Ko Wiremu Te Tete.
Ko te tohu x o Tamati Pukututu.
Hare Parana tona x tohu.
Na Honetaha Te Kero.
Ko te tohu o Marupo x.
Ko Hare Matenga x Te
Hamiora Rae Han.
Ko te tohu o Te Haratua x.
H. T. Kemp,
(Sd.) James R. Clendon,
Hamiora Rae Hau.
Raetoka of Waimate.
A True Copy of Original Deed and Translation.
21st August, 1874.