This Deed written on this fourteenth day of December in the
Year of ourLord 1864 1864. 14 December.
Coromandel District. is a full and final sale conveyance and surrender by us the Chiefs and
People of the Tribe Patukirikiri 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 Whakanekeneke No. II. England Her Heirs the Kings and Queens who may succeed Her and Her and
their Assigns for ever in consideration of the sum of Five Hundred and seventy
three Pounds 10/- (£573 - 10 - 0) to us paid by James Preece on behalf of the
Queen Victoria (and we hereby acknowledge the receipt of the said monies) all.
that piece of our Land situated at Coromandel and named Whakanekeneke 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 Commissioner is hereunto subscribed. These are Boundaries. [1,147 acres.] the boundaries of the Land commencing at the Whangarahi stream and
following the survey lines of Ring's Homestead 80° eleven hundred and seventy
nine (1179) links 160° 30'—3300 links 250° 30' 1020 links thence following the
lines at the side of the Road 316 links 266 links 196 links 293 links 680 links
441 links 219 links and 67 links thence following Whakaneke stream and thence
along the survey line bearing 43° 10' 2573 links 52° 17' 350 links 47° 30' 9200
links thence along the Whakaatata stream and thence along the survey lines
bearing 270° 5036 links 255° 301 links 225° 2398 links, thence following the
Whakaroa Stream and thence along the survey lines bearing 188° 5' 2495 links
181° 30' 2830 links 230° 1146 links 243° 750 links and thence along the
Whangarahi River to the point of commencement. Inclusive also of the Road 100
links wide between Ring's Homestead and Pagit's claim.
(Sd.) James Preece, D.L.P. Commissioner.
Witnesses to the payment and signatures—
(Sd.) Charles Ring.
Received this fourteenth day of December in
the Year of our Lord One thousandReceipt for £573. 10.
eight hundred and sixty four (1864) the Sum of Five hundred and seventy
three pounds ten shillings sterling (£573 - 10 - 0) being the final
consideration money expressed in the above written Deed to be paid by Mr. Preeee
acting Land Purchase Commissioner on behalf of Her Majesty the Queen to us.
(Sd.) Pita Taurua.
(Sd.) Charles Ring.
A True Copy of Original Deed and Translation.
Wellington, Dec. 10th, 1874.