1865. 20 February.Coromandel District.This Deed written on this twentieth day of February in the
Year of our Lord 1865 is a full and final sale conveyance and surrender by us
the Chiefs and People of. The Tribe Ngatiwhanaunga whose names are hereunto
subscribed And Witnesseth that on Tarewa Ouenuku. 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 Heirs the Kings and Queens who may succeed
Her and Her and Their Assigns for ever in consideration of the Sum of Fifteen
Pounds (£15 - 0 - 0) to us paid by James Mackay Jr. on behalf of the Queen
Victoria (and we hereby acknowledge the receipt of the said monies) all that
piece of our Land situated at Waiau Coromandel and named Tarewa Ouenuku 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 Mackay Jr. Boundaries. Commissioner is hereunto subscribed. These are the boundaries of the
Land commencing at the junction of the Tarewa Ouenuku and Hinau Streams, thence
by the Tarewa Ouenuku Stream to the boundary of the Awakanae Block thence by
that block to the Komaru Potiki Stream, thence by that stream to its junction
with the Hinau, thece by the Hinau stream to the point of commencement.
Pararewa his x mark.
(Signed) James Mackay, Jr.
Witnesses to the payment and signatures—
(Sd.) Renata Taniwa.
Receipt for £15. Received this twentieth day of February in the Year of Our Lord One
thousand eight hundred and sixty five (1865) the Sum of Fifteen Pounds
Sterling (£15 - 0 - 0) being the amount of consideration money expressed in
the above-written Deed to be paid by James Mackay Jr. on behalf of Her Majesty
the Queen to us.
Pararewa his x mark.
A True Copy of Original Deed and Translation.
H. Hanson Turton.
December 10th, 1874.