Waoku No. 1 Block, Hokianga District.
This Deed, made the 28th day of April, 1875, between Her
Majesty Queen Victoria on 1875 28 April.Hokianga District. the one part, and Heta Te Haara and Wiremu Pou of Ohaeawai, Aboriginal
Natives of Waoku No. I. the Colony of New Zealand, (hereinafter called "the Vendors,") of the
other part, witnesseth, that in consideration of the sum of One thousand two
hundred and fifty pounds (£1250) by Her Majesty paid to the Vendors on the
execution hereof (and the Receipt for £1,250. 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 seventeen thousand six hundred and fifty acres or
thereabouts, known or called Waoku No. 1, 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
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.
Heta Te Haara.
Signed by the said Heta Te Haara and Wiremu Pou 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 presence of—
Resident Magistrate, Hokianga.
Interpreter under Native Land Act, 1873.