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

[Deeds—No. 76.]

Deeds—No. 76.

Whakarongorua No. 1 Block, Hokianga District.

1875. 29 April.Hokianga District.This Deed made the 29th day of April 1875 Between Her Majesty Queen Victoria on Whakarongorua No II the one part and Tupari Raniern, Te Momohauga of Hokianga Aboriginal Natives of the Colony of New Zealand (hereinafter called "the Vendors") of the other part witnesseth that in consideration of the sum of sixty pounds fifteen shillings (£60 . 15 . 0) by Her Majesty paid to the Vendors on the execution hereof (and the receipt whereof Receipt for £60 . 15 . 0. is hereby acknowledged) the vendors do and each of them doth, hereby surrender convey and assure unto Her said Majesty all that block or parcel of land containing eight hundred and ten acres or thereabouts known or called Whakarongorua No. 1 as the same is more particularly described in the Schedule hereto and delineated on the plan drawn on this Deed and colored red, together with all rights and appurtenances thereto belonging or appertaining. To hold the said land and premises with the appurtenances unto Her said Majesty Her Heirs and Successors for ever. In witness whereof the Vendors have hereunto set their hands the day and year first above written.

Tupari Ranitera.
Te Momohanga.

Signed by the said Tupari Raniera and Te Momohanga after the contents had been explained to them by an Interpreter of the Court and they appearing clearly to understand the meaning of the same In the presence of—
Spencer von Sturmer,
Resident Magistrate, Hokianga.
Charles E. Nelson,
Interpreter under Native Land Act, 1873.


Boundaries. [810 acres.]Bounded—On the North-west by the Okaka River; towards the North-east by the Waimahe Stream; towards the East by the Okaihau No. 2 Block three hundred and thirty-eight (338) links, five hundred and forty-two (542) links, two hundred and three (203) links, one thousand four hundred and thirty-eight (1438) links, one thousand two hundred and eighty-four (1284) links, two hundred and eighty-one (281) links, and one thousand and thirty-one (1031) links; towards the South by the Utakura River; towards the South-west by the said Utakura River; and towards the North-west by the Whakarongorua No. 2 Block seven thousand five hundred and seventeen (7517) links and one thousand nine hundred and sixty-seven (1967) links.
Maori précis He Pukapuka tuku rawa atu tenei na Tupari Raniera, Te Momohanga i tera whenua katoa tona ingoa ko Whakarongorua No. 1 kia Wikitoria Kuini o Ingarangi ki ona uri ki nga Kingi ki nga Kuini i muri ia ia ake tonu atu. Ko te utu mo taua whenua E ono tekau pauna tekau ma rima hereni (£60 . 15 . 0) ko te nui E waru rau kotahi tekau eka koni ake iti iho ranei. Ko nga rohe enei. Ki te kotiu ko Okaihau No. 2 ki te marangai ko te awa o Utakura ki te tonga ko te awa o Utakura ki te hauauru ko "Whakarongorua No. 2."

Charles E. Nelson,
Interpreter under Native Land Act, 1873.

page 105 I, Theodore Minet Haultain, the Trust Commissioner under "The Native Lands Frauds Prevention Act, 1870," for the District of Auckland, do hereby certify that I have, with respect to the within-written instrument and the alienation thereby witnessed, madeTrust Commissioner's certificate. the inquiries directed by the said Act, and do certify that I am satisfied with the result of such inquiries.

T. M. Haultain,
Trust Commr.

Dated this 30th day of August, 1875.

755 c.

Received for Registration at 10 a.m., 1st September, 1875.Registration.


M. Hamilton,
Dep. Registrar.

A True Copy of Original Deed, Maori Précis, Certificate, and Endorsernent.

H. H. Turton.

Wellington, March 3rd, 1876.