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

Otangaroa No. 4 Block, Hokianga District

Otangaroa No. 4 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 Wiremu Puriri of Hokianga an Aboriginal Native of the Colony of Otangaroa No. IV. New Zealand (hereinafter called "the Vendor") of the other part witnesseth that in consideration of the sum of One hundred and fifty five pounds four shillings (£155 . 4 . 0) Receipt for £155 . 4. by Her Majesty paid to the Vendor on the execution hereof (and the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged) the Vendor does and doth hereby surrender convey and assure unto Her said Majesty all that block or parcel of land containing One thousand six hundred and five acres or thereabouts known or called Otangaroa No. 4 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 page 125said Majesty Her Heirs and Successors for ever. In Witness whereof the Vendor have hereunto set their hands the day and year first above written.

Wiremu Puriri.

Signed by the said Wiremu Puriri the contents having been explained to him by an Interpreter of the Court and he 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.