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

[Deeds—No. 77.]

Deeds—No. 77.

Waihoanga Block, Hokiakga District.

This Deed, made the 29th day of April 1875 between Her Majesty Queen Victoria on 1875. 29 April.Hokianga District. the one part, and Wiremu Whata and Te Momohanga of Hokianga Aboriginal Natives Waihoanga. of the Colony of New Zealand, (hereinafter called the "Vendors,") of the other part, witnesseth, that in consideration of the sum of Seventy four pounds fifteen shillings (£74 . 15 . 0) by Her Majesty paid to the Vendors on the execution hereof (and the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged), the Vendors do, and each of them doth, Receipt for £74 . 15 . 0. hereby surrender, convey, and assure unto Her said Majesty, all that block or parcel of land containing One thousand three hundred and eighty acres or thereabout, known or called Waihoanga, as the same is more particularly described in the Schedule hereto, and delineated on the plan drawn on this Deed and coloured 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.

Signed by the said Wiremu Whata 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—

Wiremu Whata.
Te Momohanga.

Spencer von Sturmer,
Resident Magistrate.
Charles E. Nelson,
Interpreter under Native Land Act, 1873.


All that parcel of land in the Province of Auckland, containing by admeasurement one Boundaries. [1,380 acres.] thousand three hundred and eighty (1380) acres, more or less, being the block of land called or known as Waihoanga, and numbered three thousand one hundred and forty-five (3145), situated in the district of Hokianga. Bounded—Towards the North-east by the Waihoanga Creek; towards the East by a stream, by a line two hundred and ninety (290) links, again by a stream and the Rakauwahi; Creek; towards the South-west by Pukewharariki Block five hundred (500) links, nine hundred and fifty-six (956) links, one thousand six hundred and seventy-one (1671) links, three thousand three hundred and fifty-nine (3359) links, four thousand three hundred and ninety-three (4393) links, eight hundred and eighty-five (885) links, seven hundred and fifty (750) links, seven hundred and sixty (760) links, eight hundred and eighty (880) links, one hundred and ninety-seven (197) links, two hundred and fifty-eight (258) links, five hundred and twelve (512) links, four hundred and seventy-nine (479) links, two hundred and fifty-three (253) links, two hundred and fourteen (214) links, and seven hundred and seventy-seven (777) links; towards the West by lines fourteen hundred and sixty-nine (1469) links and four thousand six hundred (4600) links, and the Wairuahutahuta Creek; and towards the North-west by lines one hundred and ten (110) links, three thousand four hundred and twenty (3420) links, aud five hundred and twenty (520) links.
He pukapuka tuku rawa atu tenei na Wiremu Whata raua Ko Te Momohanga i Maori précis. tera whenua katoa tona ingoa ko Waihoanga kia Wikitoria Kuini o Ingarangi ki ona uri ki nga Kingi ki nga Kuini i muri i a ia ake tonu atu. Ko te utu mo taua whenua. E whitu tekau ma wha pauna tekau ma rima herein. Ko te nui kotahi mano e toru rau e waru tekau eka. Koni ake iti iho ranei. Ko nga rohe enei ki te kotiu he awa ko "Waihoanga" te ingoa. Ki te Marangai ko te awa o "Waihoanga" ano, me te awa o "Rakauwahi" ki te Tonga ko "Pukewharariki" he whenua kua oti te ruri, ki te "Hau-auru" ko" Mangataraire" he whenua kua oti te ruri, ki te tua Raki ko "Wairuahutahuta" he awa me nga raina ruri 3420, 520 riniki.

Charles E. Nelson.

page 106 I, Theodore Minet Haultain, the Trust Commissioner under "The Native LandsTrust Commissioner's certificate. 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, made 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 24th day of August, 1875.

735 c.

Registration. Received for Registration at 1 p.m. 24th August, 1875.


M. Hamilton, Registrar.

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

H. H. Turton.

Wellington, March 8th, 1876.