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

[Deeds—No. 93.]

Deeds—No. 93.

Otangaroa No. 2 Block, Hokianga District.

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 123said 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 above written:

Pauro Rangaihi.
Wi Tana Papahia.
Wiremu Mutu his x mark.
Amiria Te Tai.
Herewini Te Toko.
Mihaka Arapeti.
Mika Hone Kingi.
Pauro Muru.

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


Bounded—Towards the East by the Otangaroa No. 3 Block twenty-two thousand and Boundaries. [1,718 acres. ninety-five (22095) links; towards the South by a line eight thousand three hundred and five (8305) links; towards the South-west by the Otangaroa No. 1 Block eleven thousand two hundred and ninety-five (11295) links; and towards the North-west by the Rotokakahi Block two thousand eight hundred and eighty-two (2802) links and eighteen thousand seven hundred and nineteen (18719) links.
He pukapuka tuku rawa atu tenei na Pauro Rangaihi, Wiremu Tana Papahia, Maori précis. Wiremu Mutu, Amiria Te Tai, Herewini Te Toko, Mihaka Arapeti, Mika Hone Kingi, Pauro Muru i tera whenua katoa tona ingoa ko " Otangaroa No. 2 " 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 whitu tekau ma tahi pauna tekau hereni (£171 . 10 . 0) Ko te nui Kotahi mano e whitu rau kotahi tekau ma waru eka koni ake iti iho ranei. Ko nga rohe enei ki te Marangai ko Otangaroa No. 3. Ki te Tonga he whenua Maori me " Otangaroa No. 1." Ki te tua Raki ko "Rotokakahi " he whenua kua oti te ruri.

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

I, Theodore Minet Haultain, the Trust Commissioner under "The Native LandsTrust Commissioner's certificate. 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 resuit of such inquiries.

T. M. Haultain
Trust Commr.

Dated this 30th day of August, 1875.

764 c.

Received for Registration at 10 a.m., 1 Sep., 1875.Regïstration.


M. Hamilton,

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

H. H. Turton.

Wellington, March 8th, 1876.