1858. 8 December.Kaipara District.This Deed
written on this eighth (8) day of December in the
Year of our Lord 1858 is a full and final sale conveyance and surrender by us
the Chiefs and People of the Tribe of Ngatiwhatua whose names are hereunto
subscribed And Witnesseth that on behalf of ourselves our relatives and
descendants we have by signing this Deed under the shining sun of this day
parted with and for ever transferred unto Victoria Queen of England Her Heirs
the Kings and Queens who may succeed Her and Her and Their Assigns for ever in
consideration of the Sum of Five hundred Pounds (£500) to us paid by J. Rogan on
behalf of the Queen Victoria (and we hereby acknowledge the receipt of the said
monies) all that piece of our Land situated at Kaipara and named Kaukapa-page 201kapa
the boundaries whereof are set forth at the foot of this Deed and
a plan of which Land is annexed thereto with its trees minerals waters rivers
lakes streams and all appertaining to the said Land or beneath the surface of
the said Land and all our right title claim and interest whatsoever thereon To
Hold to Queen Victoria Her Heirs and Assigns as a lasting possession absolutely
for ever and ever. And in testimony of our consent to all the conditions of this
Deed we have hereunto subscribed our names and marks. And in testimony of the
consent of the Queen of England on her part to all the conditions of this Deed
the name of J. Rogan, Commissioner is hereunto subscribed. These are the
boundaries of the Land commencing at Whakatiwai at te Maioro by the Boundaries. [5,787 acres.]
side of the Kaukapakapa River, thence along Mr. Blake's survey line till
it reaches Waikiekie thence along the side of Kaipara river till it reaches Te
Whare whakaroro it then runs inland 74° 40′—9899 links to Ruiototara and Ohoia
thence to Oruakopuai, and Rongomaimatua 79° 20′ 10800 links, thence to Waitoki
to Parekakau Boundary 80° 36′ 2027 links it then runs along the course of
Kaukapakapa river to Rotowhiki te Waikakaruhe Tuapou, Oruwhau till it reaches
Whakatiwai at te Maioro where the boundary joins.
(Sd.) John Rogan,
(Sd.) The mark x of Te Hakuma.
The mark x of Te Waru.
The mark x of Te Raiona.
The mark x
The mark x of Karauria.
The mark x of Rira.
mark x of Tahamate.
The mark x of Ruarangi.
The mark x of Para.
The mark x of Hera.
The mark x of Takerei.
The mark x of
The mark x of Wi Poihi.
The mark x of Hikitea.
mark x of Paraone.
The mark x of Kaihau.
The mark x of Kaupapa.
The mark x of Toetoe.
Na te Otene.
The Mark x
The mark x of Kiwara.
The mark x of Ereatara.
The mark x of Hikiera.
The mark x of Tawaewae.
The mark x of Matatini.
The mark x of Ihau.
The mark x of Wi.
The mark x of
The mark x of Te Koakoa.
The mark x of Tukiaki.
The mark x of Maiaka.
Witnesses to the payment and signatures—
(Sd.)William White, Kaipara.
Receipt for £500. Received this eighth day of December in the Year of Our Lord One
thousand eight hundred and fifty eight (1858) the Sum of Five hundred Pounds
sterling (£500) being the full consideration money expressed in the
above-written Deed to be paid by J. Rogan on behalf of Her Majesty the Queen
(Sd.) Na Te Otene.
Na [gap — reason: damage].
(Sd.) William White, Kaipara.
A True Copy of Original Deed and Translation.
Wellington, October 15th, 1874.