Otangaroa No. 2 Block, Hokianga
1875. 19 June.Hokianga District.This Deed
made the nineteenth day of June 1875 between Her
Majesty Queen Victoria on the one part and Pauro Rangaihi, Wiremu Tana Papahia,
"Wiremu Mutu, Otangaroa No. II.
Amiria Te Tai, Herewini Te Toko, Mihaka Arapeti, Mika Hone Kingi, and
Pauro Muru, 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 Receipt for £171 . 10.
hundred and seventy one pounds ten shillings (£171 . 10 . 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 page 123
Majesty all that block or parcel of land containing One thousand seven hundred
and eighteen acres or thereabout known or called Otangaroa No. 2 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
Wi Tana Papahia.
Wiremu Mutu his x mark.
Amiria Te Tai.
Herewini Te Toko.
Signed by the said Pauro Rangaihi, Wiremu Tana Papahia, Wiremu Mutu,
Amiria Te Tai, Herewini Te Toko, Mihaka Arapeti, Mika Hone Kingi, and Pauro
Muru 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.
Clerk N.L. Court.