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

Deeds—No. 219. Fairburn Block, Wairoa, Auckland District

page 278

Deeds—No. 219. Fairburn Block, Wairoa, Auckland District.

1851. 27 June.Auckland District.We the Chiefs and men of the Akitai Tribe hereby consent to make over to the Queen of Fairburn's Claim. England all places whatsoever claimed by us or in which we have any part within the Block known by the name of Fairburn Block as formerly sold (according to the plan annexed to Interest of Akitai tribe. this document) to relinquish all our claims to this land whether originally owned by us or returned by Mr. Fairburn or given back by the Commissioner of Land Claims or by any former Governor upon our receiving into our hands One Hundred Pounds in money Reserve at Wharau. one Cart and one Plough and on the condition that a Reserve be set apart for us at the Wharau of 260 acres in extent and marked 32 and 33 on the plan in the office of the Boundaries. Surveyor General We consent that the creek Waokauri be the Boundary of our land at Pukaki on the Eastern side and on the Boundary to the North West the land formerly sold to Mr. Lewis.

Witness our signatures—

(Sd.) Ararata.
Epiha Putini.
(Sd.) Mohi.
Hone Kingi.

Witness to marks and signatures—

(Sd.) John Grant Johnson, Interpreter.
C. L. Nugent, Act. Native Secretary.

June 27/51.Certificate of payment, £100. We hereby certify that £100 in money was this day paid to the above mentioned Natives by C. W. Ligar the 27 of June 1851 in our presence.

(Sd.)John Grant Johnson, Interpreter.
" C. L. Nugent, Act. Native Secretary.

Receipt for goods. We acknowledge to have received a Cart and a Plough.

(Signed) Na Mohi.
On behalf of myself and the whole Tribe.


James Baber, Clk., Survey Office, Auckland.

A True Copy of Office Translation of Original Deed.

H. Hanson Turton.

Wellington, February 9th, 1876.