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

[Deeds—No. 90.]

Deeds—No. 90.

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.


Boundaries. [3,189 acres.]Bounded—Towards the North by the Whirinaki River; towards the East by the said river, and the Pukehuia Block nine hundred and fifty (950) links, six hundred and three (603) links, two thousand seven hundred and eighty-eight (2788) links, eight hundred and ninety-six (896) links, seven hundred and thirty-two (732) links, one thousand seven hundred and twelve (1712) links, five hundred (500) links, one thousand two hundred and thirty-three (1233) links, two hundred and sixty-four (264) links; seven hundred and eight (708) links; nine hundred and eighty-five (985) links, eight hundred and six (806) links, and eight thousand three hundred and sixty-four (8364) links; towards the South-east by the Waimamaku Block five thousand eight hundred and five (5805) links; towards the South by the Pakanae No. 1 Block thirty-nine thousand eight hundred and fifty (39850) links; and towards the West by the Okopako Block two hundred and fifty (250) links, one hundred and ninety-four (194) links, one hundred and forty-eight (148) links, three hundred and thirty (330) links, three hundred and eighty-one (381) links, three hundred and forty-nine (349) links, two hundred and thirty-eight (238) links, one hundred and eighty-four (184) links, two thousand three hundred and five (2305) links; four hundred and seven (407) links, five hundred and eighty-two (582) links, and five hundred and forty-nine (549) links, and by lines five hundred and twelve (512) links, two hundred and forty-eight (248) links, one hundred and eighty (180) links, and three hundred and seventy-six (376) links.
Maori précis. He pukapuka tuku rawa atu tenei na Te Waharoa, Rawiri Te Tahua, Wiremu Rangatira, Wiremu Taui, Timo, Ngawati, Remo, Kereama Tauehe, Hauraki Rewha, Tawio Pouroto i tera whenua katoa tona ingoa ko Pakanae No. 3 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 kotahi rau e iwa tekau ma iwa pauna e ono hereni ine te toru kopa (£199 . 6 . 3) Ko te nui e toru mano kotahi rau e waru tekau ma iwa eka koni ake iti iho ranei. Ko nga rohe enei. Ki te Kotiu ko te awa o Whirinaki kite Marangai ko te awa o Whirinaki ko Pukehuia he whenua kua oti te ruri ki te Marangai ma Tonga ko Waimamaku, ki te Tonga Pakanae No. 1 ki te Hauauru Tuaraki Okopako he whenua kia oti te ruri.

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

Trust Commissioner's certificate. 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, 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 30th day of August, 1875. page 121

758 c.

Received for Registration at 10. a.m. 1 Sept, 1875.Registration.

M. Hamilton,
Dep. Registrar.

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

H. H. Turton.

Wellington, March 9th, 1876.