This Deed written on the 19th day of August in the year of
Our Lord 1851 is an 1851. 19 August.Auckland District. Agreement between Kawau, Tinana, Keene, Hira and all Ngatiwhatua and the
Queen of England whereby Kawau Tinana Keene Hira and all the Ngatiwhatua, the
owners of the piece of land described in this Deed agree to sell the same to
Queen Victoria Ohinerau. in consideration of the sum of one hundred and fifty pounds sterling now
received by us, Mount Hobson. see our signatures below, wherefore we give and deliver over to Queen
Victoria her Heirs and Successors for ever the said piece of land and all that
belongs to it bounded on Boundaries. the North by the Sea by the Waitemata, on the North East by the stream
Ohinerau, on the West by the Tiki before sold to the Crown, surveyed and known
as Section 14, on the South by the road leading to Tamaki, on the East by Native
land, this boundary commences at the junction of the road from Epsom with the
Tamaki road, goes straight to a manuka tree thence to the stream Ohinerau—the
plan is drawn on the other side.
Witness our names—
In the presence of—
John Grant Johnson, Int.
Receipt for £150.
George F. Swainson, Asst. Survr.
We have received one hundred and fifty pounds sterling as above mentioned,
therefore we sign our names this nineteenth day of August in the year of Our
[Signatures as above.]
A True Copy of Original Deed and Translation.
September 11th, 1874.