1858. 27 November.Coromandel District.This Deed
written on this 27th day of November in the year of
our Lord 1858 is a full and final sale conveyance and surrender by us the Chiefs
and people of the tribe Nga tiwhanaunga whose names are hereunto subscribed And
Witnesseth that on behalf of ourselves our relatives and descendants we have by
signing this deed under the shining Tawhitirahi.
sun of this day parted with and for ever transferred unto Victoria Queen
of England Her Heirs the Kings and Queen's who may succeed Her and Her and their
Assigns for ever in consideration of the sum of Three hundred and forty Pounds
paid to us by Mr. McLean on behalf of Queen Victoria (and we hereby acknowledge
the receipt of the said monies) all that piece of land situated at Waiau and
named. Tawhitirahi the boundaries whereof are set forth at the foot of this deed
and a plan of which land is annexed thereto with the trees minerals waters
rivers lakes streams and all appertaining to the said land or beneath the
surface of the said land and all our right title claim and interest whatsoever
thereon. To Hold to Queen Victoria Her Heirs and Assigns as a lasting possession
absolutely for ever and ever. And in testimony of our consent to all the
conditions of this deed we have hereunto subscribed our names and marks. And in
testimony of the consent of the Queen of England on her part to all the
conditions of this deed the name of Donald McLean Commissioner is hereunto Boundaries.
subscribed. These are the boundaries of the land commencing at
Kaikatearoa thence it runs along the bank of Te Awakanae thence in a southerly
direction to Waitoetoe thence towards the South East to Te Ana o mohao thence
towards the East to Tawhitikaitara thence to Tawhitirahi thence to Waiokura
thence along the bank of the Tawhitirahi to Te Reretiti thence to Waiau thence
along the Waiau to Te Totara thence towards the west by Okaraiti's
(?) survey thence along the banks of the Hinau to the Papangu
stream thence towards the west along the survey to Kaikahawai page 375
thence to Kopuranui thence along the ridge of
Kopuranui to Kaikaikatearoa but the 250 kauri trees sold to the pakeha we except
Received this 27th day of November in the year of
our Lord One thousand eightReceipt for £340.
hundred and fifty eight(1858) the sum of Three hundred and forty Pounds
(£340) being the consideration money expressed in the above-written deed to be
paid by Mr. McLean on behalf of Her Majesty the Queen to us.
T. E. Young, Translator, Native Department.
A True Copy of Original Deed and Translation—
H. Hanson Turton.
Wellington, October 16th, 1874.