Waitoroto Block, Hokianga District.
This Deed made the, 21st day of April 1875 between Her
Majesty Queen Victoria on 1875. 21 April.Hokianga District. the one part, and Paora Whataparaoa Aporo Pangari Hohaia Patuone Wi Hau
Percene Waitaroto. Taonui, Mihaka Tupari Hamiora Huru of. Ohaeawae, Aboriginal Natives of
the Colony of New Zealand, (hereinafter called" the Vendors,") of the other
part, witnesseth, that in consideration of the sum of Four hundred and eleven
pounds (£411), by Her Majesty Receipt for £411. 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 said Majesty, all that Block or parcel of land
containing Seven thousand five hundred and ninety acres or thereabouts, known or
called Waitaroto, as the same is more particularly described in the schedule
hereto, 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 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.
Hamiora Huru x.
Signed by the said Vendors having previously been fully explained to
them in the Maori language by an Interpreter of the Court. In the presence
Henry A. Monro, Judge, Native Land Court.
Charles E. Nelson,
Interpreter, Native Lands Act, 1873.