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

Pakanae No. 3 Block, Hokianga District

Pakanae No. 3 Block, Hokianga District.

page 120
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 above written.

Te Waharoa.
Rawiri Te Tahua.
Wiremu Rangatira.
Wiremu Taui.
Timo his x mark.
Ngawati her x mark.
Kereama Tauehe.
Hauraki Rewha.
Tawio Pouroto.

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 presence of—
Henry A. H. Monro, Judge Native Land Court.
Wm. Bridson, N.L. Court.