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

Okahu Block (part of), Waiwerawera, Mahurangi District

Okahu Block (part of), Waiwerawera, Mahurangi District.

1873. 8 February.Mahurangi District.This Deed made the Eighth day of February one thousand eight hundred and seventy three Between Te Hemara Tauhia of the District of Mahurangi in the Province of Okahu. Auckland and Colony of New Zealand an aboriginal Native of New Zealand of the one part and Her Majesty Queen Victoria of the other part Witnesseth that in consideration of the sum of Five hundred Pounds to the said Te Hemara Tauhia by Her Majesty paid Receipt for £500. (the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged) He the said Te Hemara Tauhia doth hereby convey and assure unto her said Majesty her heirs successors and assigns All that parcel of land in the Province of Auckland in the Colony of New Zealand containing by admeasurement Two thousand four hundred and eight acres more or less situate at Waiwerawera in the District of Mahurangi County of Marsden being called or known by the name of "Okahu" and numbered eighty six Bounded towards the North by Te Pukapuka Block three hundred and seventy two links Three thousand and ninety links Six hundred and eighty links Two hundred and forty two links Three hundred and twenty eight links Five hundred and five links Seven hundred and thirty one links and Three thousand six hundred and eighty links and by the Huawai Block Two thousand three hundred and thirty links towards the East by the Puhoi Block towards the South by the Waiwerawera River towards the South West by a line eight thousand seven hundred and eighty links and towards the West by a line Seventeen thousand six hundred and fifty five links As delineated by the plan drawn in the margin Exceptions as per schedule. hereof Save and Excepting nevertheless out of the Conveyance and assurance hereby made so much and such portions of said parcel of land as are specified in the schedule hereto With all the rights and appurtenances whatsoever thereunto belonging To hold the said parcel of land hereditaments and premises subject to the reservations aforesaid unto Her said Majesty Her heirs successors and assigns for ever In Witness whereof the said Te Hemara Tauhia hath hereunto subscribed his name

te Hemara Tauhia.