1864. 4 May.Coromandel District.This Deed
written on this fourth day of May in the Year of
our Lord 1864 is a full and final sale conveyance and surrender by us the Chiefs
and People of the Tribe Ngatitamatera whose names are hereunto subscribed And
Witnesseth that on behalf of ourselves our relatives and descendants we have by
signing this Deed under the Waitarere.
shining sun of this day parted with and for ever transferred unto
Victoria Queen of England Her Heirs the Kings and Queens who may succeed Her and
Her and their Assigns for ever in consideration of the Sum of Twenty Pounds
(£20. 0. 0) to us paid by Edward
on behalf of the Queen Victoria (and we hereby acknowledge the
receipt of the said monies) all
that piece of our Land situated at Cabbage Bay and named Waitarere 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
Edwd. Shortland is hereunto subscribed. These are the boundaries of the Land on
The North by the Whiritoa Boundaries. [147acres.]
Block on the West by Pukekura on the East by lands of Natives as set
forth in the map affixed.
(Signed) Meha te Moananui.
(Signed) E. Shortland.
Witnesses to the payment and signatures—
James Mackay, Jr.,
Assistant Native Secretary, Nelson.
Henry Alfred Home Monro,
Received this 4th day of May in the Year of Our Lord One
thousand eight hundredReceipt for £20.
and sixty four (1864) the Sum of Twenty Pounds sterling (£20. 0. 0) being
the full consideration money expressed in the above-written Deed to be paid by
on behalf of Her
Majesty the Queen to us.
(Signed) Meha Te Moananui.
James Mackay, Jr.
Henry Alfred Home Monro.
A True Copy of Original Deed and Translation.
Wellington, Nov. 3rd, 1874.