This Deed written on this First day of April in the Year of
Our Lord 1859 is a full 1859. 1 April.
Coromandel District. and final sale conveyance and surrender by us the Chiefs and People of
the Tribe Ngati Karaua 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 sun of this day parted with and for ever transferred unto
Victoria Queen of England. Her Paoneone. Heirs the Kings and Queens who may succeed Her and Her and Their Assigns
for ever in consideration of the Sum of Sixty Pounds (£60 . 0 . 0) to us paid by
James Preece District Land Purchase Commissioner on behalf of the Queen Victoria
(and we hereby acknowledge the receipt of the said monies) all that piece of our
Land situated at Ahuahu and named Paoneone the boundaries whereof are set forth
at the foot of this Deed and a plan of which Land is annexed thereto with its
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 James Preece the District Land
Purchase Commissioner is hereunto subscribed. These are the boundaries Boundaries. of the Land commencing at Ngakoromatua it proceeds along the sea beach
as far as Waimurunga whence it cuts across to Pouriao and thence to Urututu
whence it proceeds to Waiparapara and Ngakoromatua.
Witnesses to the payment and signatures—
(Sd.) Hy. Woodward Williams, Tutor, Stapleton; Coromandel.
" te Wairahi.
Received this First day of
April in the Year of Our Lord. One thousand eightReceipt for £60.
hundred and fifty nine (1859) the Sum of Sixty Pounds sterling (£60 . 0 .
0) being the consideration money expressed in the above written Deed to be paid
by James Preece District Land Purchase Commissioner on behalf of Her Majesty the
Queen to us.
(Sd.) Hy. Woodward Williams, Tutor, Stapleton, Coromandel.
" te Wairahi.
A True Copy of Original Deed and Translation.
Wellington, November 5th, 1874.