Arakiore Block, Kaipara District.
This Deed1874 26 OctoberKaipara District.Arakiore.
made the Twenty sixth day of October 1874 between Her Majesty Queen
Victoria on the one part and Paora
of Auckland and Kiwara Te Ro of Kaipara Aboriginal Natives of the
Colony of New Zealand (hereinafter called "the vendors") of the other part
witnesseth that in consideration of the sum of Ten Pounds Reciped for £10
(£10) by Her Majesty paid to the Vendors on the execution thereof (and
the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged) the Vendors do and each of them,
doth hereby surrender convey and assure unto Her Majesty all that block or
parcel of land containing Four hundred and seventy acres or thereabouts known or
called Ara Kiore as the same is more particularly described in the schedule
hereto and delineated plan drawn on this Deed and colored red; together with all
rights and appurtenances thereto belonging or appertaining. 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.
Kiwara te Ro.
Signed by the said Paora
Tuhaere and Kiwara te Ro 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.
Greorge Brown, Interpreter, Native Office, Auckland.