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



1869. 7 December.Waiheke Island.We the persons whose names are hereunder written have received on this seventh day of December in the Tear of Our Lord one thousand eight hundred and sixty nine the sum of One hundred and fifty Pounds sterling (£150) in final payment for the claims Ngatimaru claims. and interests of Ngatimaru and all the hapus thereof to the island of Waiheke. Receipt for £150

We have parted with all our claims to all that land and with all the claims and interests of Ngatimaru and all the hapus thereof to Queen Victoria and to the Kings and Queens who may succeed Her and Her or Their descendants for ever: Together with its streams, its waters, its trees, its stones and everything either above or under the said land.

And in token of the receipt of this money by us from E. W. Puckey on this day we hereunto subscribe our names and make our marks.


Correct Translation.

T. E. Young, Translator,

Native Department.

A True Copy of Original Deed and Translation.

H. Hanson Turton.

Wellington, January 7th, 1875.