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

Waitoroto Block, Hokianga District

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.

Paora Whataparaoa.
Aporo Pangari.
Hohaia Patuone.
Pereene Taonui.
Mihaka Tupari.
Hamiora Huru x.
Wi Hau.

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 of—
Henry A. Monro, Judge, Native Land Court.
Charles E. Nelson, Interpreter, Native Lands Act, 1873.