Karuhiruhi Block, Whirinaki, Hokianga District.
Signed by the said Makarena te Waharoa and Rawiri te Tahua having been
first read over and translated into the Maori language to them in the presence
Geo. Kelly, Licensed Interpreter.
Reihana Kiriwi, Native Assessor, Parapara.
Makarena te Waharoa.
Rawiri te tahua.
[Declaration of George Kelly]
|1.||That I was present together with Reihana Kiriwi of Mongonui a male adult and did see Makarena te Waharoa and Rawiri Te Tahua mentioned and described in the above written Deed respectively sign and execute the same on the Twenty first day of November one thousand eight hundred and seventy two.|
|2.||That the signatures thereto set were made by the said Makarena te Waharoa and Rawiri Te Tahua respectively.|
|3.||That immediately before the execution of the said Deed by the said Makarena te Waharoa and Rawiri Te Tahua I did interpret the said deed to the said Makarena te page 91Waharoa and Rawiri Te Tahua in the Maori language and that my translation thereof was correct and was understood by the said Makarena te Waharoa and Rawiri Te Tahua And I make this solemn declaration conscientiously believing the same to be true and by virtue of certain Acts of the General Assembly of New Zealand intituled The Native Lands Act 1865 The Native Lands Act 1867 and The Justices of the Peace Act 1866.|
Declared at Mongonui in the Province of Auckland this Fourth day of
December one thousand eight hundred and seventy two Before me
A Justice of the Peace for the Colony of New Zealand.
Received for Registration 11 a.m. 31 Decr. 1872.Endorsement.
(Enclosure in Deed No. 66.)
Crown Grant to Makarena Te
Waharoa and Rawiri Te Tahua.
In Testimony Whereof, We have caused this our Grant to be sealed with the Seal of our Colony of New Zealand. Witness our Trusty and Well-beloved Sir George Grey K.C.B. Governor and Commander in-Chief in and over the Colony of New Zealand, at Wellington this Seventh day of September in the Thirtieth year of our Reign, and in the year of our Lord One thousand eight hundred and sixty six.
G. Grey.page 92
Endorsement. Tuesday 25 Septr. 1866 Received for Registration at 3.46 p.m.
A true copy of Original Deed, Declaration, Certificate, Endorsements and Crown Grant.