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

[Deeds—No. 95.]

Deeds—No. 95.

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.


Bounded—Towards the East by the Manganui-o-wae Block three thousand two hundred boundaries. [1,605 acres.] and eighty-three (3283) links, three thousand eight hundred and twenty (3820) links, seven thousand three hundred and eighty (7380) links, four thousand four hundred and thirteen (4413) links, six thousand one hundred and ninety-two (6192) links, one thousand two hundred and sixty-five (1265) links, nine hundred and fifty-nine (959) links, two thousand and two (2002) links, and two thousand one hundred and twenty-seven (2127) links, and by a line four thousand and forty (4040) links; towards the South-east by lines seven hundred and thirty-two (732) links and seven thousand five hundred and twenty-four (7524) links; and towards the West by the Otangaroa No. 3 Block thirty-nine thousand and nineteen (39019) links.
He pukapuka tuku rawa atu tenei na Wiremu Puriri i tera whenua katoa tona ingoa Maori prècis. ko "Otangaroa No. 4" 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 rima tekau ma rima pauna e wha hereni (£155 . 4 . 0) Ko te nui Kotahi mano e ono rau ma rima eka koni ake iti iho ranei. Ko nga rohe enei ki te Kotiu-tua-marangai to "Manga nui-o-Wae." Ki te Marangai ma Tonga he whenua Maori. Ki te Hauauru ko "Otangaroa No. 3."

Charles E. Nelson,
Interpreter, 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 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.

766 c.

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


M. Hamilton, Dep. Registrar.

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

H. Hanson Turton.

Wellington, March 8th, 1876.