Pakanae No. 3 Block, Hokianga
1875. 18 June.Hokianga District.This Deed made the eighteenth day of June 1875 Between Her
Majesty Queen Victoria on the one part and Te Waharoa, Rawiri Te Tahua, Wiremu
Pakanae No. III. Rangatira, Wiremu Taui, Timo, Ngawati Remo; Keroama Tauehe; Hauraki
Rewha, and Tawio Pouroto 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 hundred and ninety nine pounds six shillings and
three pence by Her Majesty paid to the Vendors Receipt for £199 . 6 . 3. 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 of land containing Three thousand one hundred and
eighty nine acres or thereabouts known or called Pakanae No. 3 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 names the day and year first
Rawiri Te Tahua.
Timo his x mark.
Ngawati her x mark.
Signed by the said Te Waharoa; Rawiri Te Tahua, Wiremu Rangatira, Wiremu
Taui, Timo, Ngawati, Remo, Kereama Tauehe, Hauraki Rewha and Tauroa Pouroto,
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
Henry A. H. Monro, Judge Native Land Court.
Wm. Bridson, N.L. Court.