written on this Twenty first day of July in the
Year of our Lord 1859 is a 1859. 21 July.Kaipara District.
full and final sale conveyance and surrender by us the Chiefs and People
of the Tribe of Te Uriohau whose names are hereunto subscribed And Witnesseth
that on behalf of our-selves our relatives and descendants we have by signing
this Deed under the shining sun Pukekaroro.
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 Four hundred and twenty two
Pounds eighteen shillings (£422 . 18) to us paid by J. Rogan District
Commissioner 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 Pukekaroro 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 John Rogan District Commissioner is hereunto
subscribed. These are the boundaries Boundaries. [8,400 acres.]
of the Land commencing at Kaiwaka at the place where the Ikaaranganui
boundary line crosses that river thence following the course of Kaiwaka to
Koanga toke to the boundary of Mr. Grahame's claim thence by a line bearing
354°—28300 links and straight on to Wairau river thence along Wairau in an
easterly direction to Mr. Wilson's survey line thence by a number of short
survey lines bearing as follow—355°. 30′—1030 links—34°.—408 links—330°. 21′—500
links—333°.—300 links—346°.—980 links—348°. 30′—240 links—286°. 54′—351
links—247°. 30′—706 links—237°. 25′—310 links—272°. 30′—532 links—235°.—468
links—271°. 9′—396 links—236°. 30′—500 links—282°. 51′—537 links—234°.—1160
links—297°. 51′—475 links—310°. 15′—405 links—268°. 30′—546 links—37°. 42′—1000
links—353°. 10′—281 links—31°. 21′—982 links—353°. 45′—332 links—23°. 20′—720
links—35°.—305 links—63°. 48′—480 links—202°.—403 links—241°. 51′—352
links—212°. 30′—383 links, thence by a line bearing 306°. 45′—16383 links to the
boundary line of Ikaaranganui thence by that boundary page 208
line bearing 51°. 45′—33660 links of Matawerohia
thence by the line bearing 12°. 8′—3975 links to Kaiwaka where the boundaries
Arama Karaka's Reserve. 50 acres, situated on Kaiwaka at Koanga toke has been reserved for Arama
Karaka [50 acres.] which is colored yellow on the plan in the margin.
(Sd.) John Rogan,
(Sd.) Arama Karakas.
" Hone hihi.
" Wiremu Tipene.
" The mark x of Matenga.
" Tamati Tupara.
Witnesses to the payment and signatures—
Henry Monro, Interpreter, N.S.D.
Chief Clerk, Land Purchase Department,
Receipt for £422 . 18. Received this Twenty first day of July in the Year of Our Lord One
thousand eight hundred and fifty nine (1859) the Sum of Four hundred and
twenty two Pounds eighteen shillings sterling (£422 . 18) being the full
consideration money expressed in the above-written Deed to be paid by John
Rogan District Commissioner on behalf of Her Majesty the Queen to us.
Henry Monro, Interpreter, N.S.D.
Baker, Chief Clerk, Native Land Purchase Department, Auckland.
A True Copy of Original Deed and Translation.
H. Hanson Turton.
October 20th, 1874.