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

[Deeds—No. 68.]

Deeds—No. 68.

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.


All that parcel-of land in the Province of Auckland, containing by admeasurement Boundaries. [7,590 acres.] seven thousand five hundred and ninety (7590) acres, more or less, being the block of land called or known as Waitaroto, and numbered two hundred and one (201); situated in the District of Hokianga. Bounded—Towards the East by Manginangina Block four hundred and forty (440) links, four hundred and forty-three (443) links, one thousand two hundred and eight (1208) links, two hundred and two (202) links, five hundred (500) links, four hundred and forty (440) links, six hundred and forty-three (643) links, four hundred and twenty-six (426) links, and one thousand six-hundred and eighty-six (1686) links, eleven thousand four hundred, and seventy (11470) links, seven hundred (700) links, and one thousand seven hundred and eighty (1780) links, by land granted to Isabella Henry to the Waihoanga or Pirau River, and by a line nine hundred (900) links; towards the South-east by Native land and land belonging to G. Clarke five thousand six hundred and thirty-eight,(5638) links, by land belonging to, Natives nine, hundred and ninety (990) links and two thousand two hundred and forty (2240) links, by the Waihoanga River, and again by Native land two thousand three hundred and seventy-five (2375) links, four thousand seven hundred and thirty-four (4734) links, four thousand four hundred and twenty (4420) links, one thousand one hundred and twenty-five,(1125) links, one thousand one hundred and one (1101) links, three thousand five hundred and eighteen (3518) links, eight hundred and seventy (870) links, two, thousand seven hundred and ninety (2790) links, one thousand five hundred and ninety-five. (1595) links, one thousand seven hundred and ninety.(1790) links, two thousand six hundred and ninety-eight (2698) links, and one thousand six hundred (1600) links; and towards the West and North-west by the Waipapa River.
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He pukapuka tuku rawa atu tenei na Paora Whataparaoa-Hohaia Patuone Pereene Taonui, Mihaka Tupari Wiremu Hau Hamiora Huru Aporo Pangari i tera whenua katoa Maori précis. tona ingoa ko Waitaroto 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 E wha rau tekau ma tahi pauna ko te nui e whitu mano e rima rau e iwa tekau eka koni ake iti iho ranei—Ko nga rohe enei ki te Kotiu ko te awa o Waipapa ki te Hauauru ko te awa ano o Waipapa ki te Marangai ko Manginaninga he whenua kua oti te ruri ki te tonga ko Waihoanga he whenua kua oti te ruri.

Paora Whataparaoa.
Hohaia Patuone.
Pereene Taonui.
Mihake Tupari.
William Hau.
Hamiora Huru.
Aporo Pangari.

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

Trust Commissioner's certificate. I, Theodore Minet Haultain, the Trust Commissioner under "The Native Lands Frauds Prevention Act, 1870," for the District of Auckland, do hereby certify that I have, with respect to the within-written instrument and the alienations thereby witnessed, made the inquiries directed by the said Act, and do certify that I am satisfied with the result of such inquiries. Dated this 23rd day of August, 1875.

T. M. Haultain,
Trust Commr.

732 c.

Registration. Received for Registration at 1 p.m., 24th August, 1875.


M. Hamilton,
Dep. Registrar.

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

H. H. Turton.

Wellington, 9th March, 1874.