Maori Deeds of Land Purchases in the North Island of New Zealand: Volume One
The Boundaries of the land
The Boundaries of the land.
Now, in consideration of our having conveyed this portion of land to the Queen of England, that is to say to the Government for the use of her people, the sum of One hundred pounds in money (£100) has been paid into our hands by H. T. Kemp an officer appointed by the Government for the purchase of land in New Zealand.
Now therefore, We have freely consented to transfer entirely this piece of land to the Queen of England and to Her Successors for ever and ever; In token of our having made over this land, and as an acknowledgment for the money which we have received for the same we have hereunto affixed our names and marks to this Deed of Sale.
(Signed)The mark x of Haki.
The mark x Hare Kuri.
The mark for x Te Tao, signed. by his child Henare Titaha.
Wi Te Hau.
H. T. Kemp,
District Commissioner, Bay of Islands.
In presence of—
(Signed) Pene Taui, Native Chief of Ohaeawai.
William Davis, Merchant, Waimate.
Honetana, of Waimate.
A true Copy of Original Deed and Translation.