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

Deeds—No. 187. Crown Grant to Paora Tuhaere and Kiwara Te Ro, of Kaipara

Deeds—No. 187. Crown Grant to Paora Tuhaere and Kiwara Te Ro, of Kaipara.

1871. 23 November.Kaipara District.Victoria by the grace of God of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Queen, To all to whom these presents shall come Greeting, Know ye that for good considerations Owhetu (No. 2,248). us thereunto moving, We for Us, our Heirs and Successors, do hereby Grant unto Paora Tuhaere and Kiwara Te Ro of the District of Kaipara in the Province of Crown Grant to Paora Tuhaere and Kiwara Te Ro. Auckland aboriginal Natives of New Zealand, their heirs and assigns all that parcel of land in our Province of Auckland in our Colony of New Zealand containing by admeasurement Five hundred and twenty-three (523) acres and three (3) roods Boundaries. [523a. 3r. 0p.] more or less situate at Kaipata in the District of Kaipara County of Eden being called or known by the name of Owhetu and numbered two thousand two hundred and forty-eight (2248) Bounded towards the North-West by the Rautawhiri block, four thousand (4000) links three thousand (3000) links three thousand three hundred and ninety-two (3392) links and eight hundred and thirty (830) links, towards the South-East by the Tikokopu block one hundred and twenty-three (123) links three hundred and forty-eight (348) links three hundred and fifty-seven (357) links five hundred arid seventy-six (576) links three hundred and sixty-six (366) links six hundred and thirty-one (631) links Five hundred and fifty-five (555) links four hundred and fifty (450) links three hundred and thirty-six (336) links five hundred (500) links and three hundred thirty-three (333) links six hundred and thirty-one (631) links one hundred and fifty-nine (159) links three hundred and nine (309) links three hundred and seventy (370) links two hundred and eighty-six (286) links three hundred and ninety-six (396) links three hundred and four (304) links two hundred and twenty-five (225) links one hundred and ninety-four (194) links four hundred and thirteen (413) links six hundred and ninety-eight (698) links four hundred and forty-seven (447) links nine hundred and fifteen (915) links seven hundred and thirty (730) links four hundred and thirty-one (431) links one hundred and eighty-four (184) links one hundred and sixty-nine (169) links two hundred and sixteen (216) links and one thousand three hundred and seventy-four (1374) links, by a line five hundred and twenty-eight (528) links and by a road three hundred and forty (340) links and towards the South-West by a road six hundred and thirty-six (636) links six-hundred and thirty-six (636) links, six hundred and twenty-two (622) links, five hundred and sixty-seven (567) links, seven hundred and fifteen (715) links, one thousand and seventy (1070) links, seven hundred and sixty-five (765) links, five hundred and seventeen (517) links, nine hundred and-thirty-five (935) links, five hundred and seventy (570) links and nine hundred and eighty (980) links as the same is delineated on the plan drawn in the margin hereof with all the rights and appurtenances thereto belonging, To hold unto the said Paora Tuhaere and Kiwara te Ro their heirs and assigns for ever as from the eighteenth day of February one thousand eight hundred arid seventy-one. In testimony whereof we have caused this our Grant to be sealed with the seal of our Colony of New Zealand.

Witness our trusty and well beloved Sir George Ferguson Bowen Knight Grand Cross of our most distinguished order of Saint Michael and Saint George Governor and Commander in Chief in and over the Colony of New Zealand at Wellington this twenty third day of November in the thirty fifth year of our reign and in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and severity one.


G. F. Bowen.

1874. 20 November.Transfer to the Crown. Transfer No. 416 from the within named Kiwara Te Ro and Paora Tuhaere to Her Majesty Queen Victoria produced and entered the 20th day of November 1874 at 3 p.m.

Geo. B. Davy, D.L.R.

A True Copy of Original Deed and Translation.

H. Hanson Turton.

Wellington, February 29th, 1876.