entered into on the ninth day of June one thousand
eight hundred and fifty 1853. 9 June.
three being the agreement between the Chiefs of the Nga Timanoki and the
Chiefs of Tirikohua.
the Ngatikura Tribes and also the Queen of England on her part, now we
Piripi, Paratene, Warihi, Kereopa Hapimana and Paora being the owners of the
land described in this document hereby agree to sell this land to the Queen of
England for the sum of Four hundred and thirty pounds stg. Tiri Kohua being the
name of the land the money Price £430.
to be given in two Instalments the first to be two hundred and thirty
pounds the second to be two hundred in consideration of which we give and let to
Victoria Queen of England and Kings and Queens after her for ever and ever this
land and all belonging to it whatsoever. The Boundaries are these, on the East
it is bounded by the Rama Boundaries.
Rama as defined in the sale of Rama Rama to the Queen, the boundary on
the North is [9,000 acres.]
the line cut by the Surveyors on the sale to the Queen of Tutaenui and
Tomotomo. The boundary on the West is the Creek Parakaha that on the South is
the confluence of the stream Wakapipi and the Parakaha river then on the hole at
the side of the Wakapipi and on to the road of Tuakau and thence by compass
North 80° East on till it cuts page 286
the Boundary of Rama Rama, the plan of this land being endorsed on the other
side of this Deed.
Witness our names underwritten—
(Sd.) Hapimana, Piripi, Kereopa, Tarahutai, Te Warihi, Paratene, Paora,
Ropiha, Patara, hami
Piripi, Potaua, te Urupa
(Sd.) A. Sinclair, Junr
(Sd.) John White, Interpreter
|21 June, 1853 received cash||200
We have received two hundred and thirty pounds the first instalment on the
9th day of June 1853 also the second instalment being two hundred pounds on the
21st day of June 1853 agreed in this Deed hence our now writing our names on
this day the 9th of June for the first instalment and also for the second
instalment on the 21st of June in the year of Our Lord 1853.
" Te Warihi
(Sd.) Te Mata
" Epiha, Junr
" Te Urupa
" Te Hemara
" Moiti te Rewarewa
" Hona te Tahi
" Te Hamara
Witness to signatures—
" John White, Interpreter
"John Grant Johnson
A True Copy of Original Deed and Translation.
H. Hanson Turton
March 19th, 1875