Okaka Block, Hokianga District.
This Deed made the twenty second day of June 1875 between
Her Majesty Queen 1875. 22 June.Hokianga District. Victoria on the one part, and Wiremu Ngawhau, Moari, Reihana Utu and
Hone Hare of Hokianga Aboriginal Natives of the Colony of New Zealand,
(hereinafter called "the Okaka. Vendors") of the other part, witnesseth that in consideration of the sum
of Eighty seven pounds three shillings and ninepence (£87 . 3 . 9), by Her
Majesty paid to the Receipt for £87 . 3 . 9. 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 said Majesty, all that block or parcel of land containing
Nine hundred and fifteen acres or thereabouts, known or called Okaka, as the
same is more particularly described in the Schedule hereunto, and delineated on
the plan drawn on this Deed and edged red; together with all rights and
appurtenances thereto belonging or appertaining:
To Hold the said land and premises with the appurtenances unto Her Majesty, Her
Heirs and Successors, for ever.
In Witness whereof the Vendors have hereunto set their hands the day and year
first above written.
Moari her x mark.
Reihana Utu his x mark.
Hone Hare his x mark.
Signed by the said Wiremu Ngawhau, Moari, Reihana Utu, and Hone Hare
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. Monro, Judge Native Land Court.
Clerk N.L. Court.