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

Wharoro Block, Hokianga District

Wharoro 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 Ihaka Paehoka and Hare Whiro of Ohaeawai, Aboriginal Natives of the Colony of New Zealand, (hereinafter called "the Vendors,") of the other part Wharoro. witnesseth, that in consideration of the sum of Sixty three pounds (£63 " " ) by Her Majesty paid to the Vendors on the execution hereof (and the receipt whereof is hereby Receipt for £63. 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 Eight hundred and thirty-nine acres or thereabouts, known or called Wharoro, as the same is more particularly described in the Schedule here to, and delineated on the plan drawn on this page 100Deed and coloured red; together with all rights and appurtenances thereto belonging or appertaining:

To hold the said 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.

Ihaka paehoka.
Hare whiro x.

Signed by the said Ihaka Paehoka and Hare Whiro after the contents had been explained by an Interpreter of the Court and they appearing clearly to understand the meaning of the same.
In the presence of
Spencer von Sturmer,
Resident Magistrate, Hokianga.
Charles E. Nelson,
Interpreter under Native Lands Act, 1873.