Omahuta No. 1 Block, Hokianga
1875. 12 June.Hokianga District.This Deed, made the twelfth, day of June 1875, between Her
Majesty Queen Victoria Omahuta No. I. on the one part, and Hori Hare, Riria Te Nao, Taniora Te Mato and
Taniora Kowhiti 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 one Reciept for £129 . 3. hundred and twenty nine pounds three shillings (£129 . 3 . 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, hereby surrender,
convey, and assure unto Her said Majesty, all that block or parcel of land
containing One thousand seven hundred and twenty two acres or thereabouts, known
or called Omahuta No. 1 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.
Riria Te Nao her x mark.
Taniora te Mato.
Taniora Kowiti his x mark.
Signed by the said Hori Hare, Riria Te Nao, Taniora Te Mato and Taniora
Kowiti after the contents had been explained to them by an Interpreter of the
Court and they appearing clearly to understand the same. In the presence of—
Henry A. H. Monro, Judge, Native Land Court.
W. Bridson, Clerk, N.L. Court.