1873. 30 December.Coromandel District.This Deed
made the thirtieth day of December one thousand
eight hundred and seventy three between Repiu Tokata, Reupena Tahura, Wiremu to
Huia and Ereatara Tinirau, all of Mercury Bay, District of Coromandel Queens
County in the Province of Rangihau no. 2286.
Auckland Colony of New Zealand aboriginal Natives (hereinafter called
the said vendors) of the one part and Her Majesty Queen Victoria of the other
part, witnesseth page 437
consideration of the sum of seven hundred and fifty pounds paid by Her said
Majesty Queen Victoria to the said Vendors (the receipt whereof' is hereby
acknowledged) They the said vendors do and each and every one of them doth
hereby convey Receipt for £750.
and assure unto her said Majesty Queen Victoria her successors and
assigns (save and except as hereinafter mentioned) all that piece or parcel of
land in Whitianga in the District of Coromandel in the said Province of Auckland
and called by the name of "Rangihau Number 2286" and containing by admeasurement
nine thousand one hundred and sixty two acres more or less, bounded towards the
North by the Waiwawa Boundaries. [9,162 acres.]
block, ten thousand and eighty seven links, then towards the West by
other part of said Waiwawa block five thousand two hundred links, Four thousand
one hundred and ninety nine links, one thousand three hundred and seventy links,
Two thousand and fifty three links, and three hundred and eighteen links, on and
towards the East by the Rangihau creek then on the North by a line eight hundred
and twenty seven links, again on and towards the East by lines eleven hundred
links, Two thousand one hundred and five links, Twelve hundred and thirty links,
Eleven hundred and thirty seven links, six hundred and eighty four links, Two
hundred and fifty three links, and three hundred and thirty seven links, then
towards the North, by a line four hundred and seven then on the East by a line
one hundred and seventy eight links, then on the North by lines one thousand
four hundred and eighty five links, and six hundred and nineteen links, then on
the South East by a line two hundred and thirty nine links, and by a line eleven
hundred and seventeen links then by a stream on the West and North East then
towards the South East by lines five hundred and twenty links, and one hundred
and seventy two links, again on the North by a line three hundred and eighty
nine links, again towards the East by lines nine hundred and fifty links, seven
hundred and twenty links, one thousand fifty two links, six hundred and eighty
four links, four hundred and sixty links, and two hundred and eighty one links,
then toward the North by lines one thousand seven hundred and thirty nine links
and six thousand two hundred and ninety links, to the top of a hill called
Tanehua then by a line on the East to the top of a hill called Rurupuku, Eleven
thousand nine hundred and seventy five links, then on and toward the South by
lines one Hundred and eighty eight links, Two thousand eight hundred and twenty
links, and one hundred and fifty five links, then on the West by a line five
hundred and six links, again on the South by a line Two thousand three hundred
and twenty five links, then on the South West by line eight hundred and four
links and two thousand four hundred and sixty eight links, then on the South by
a line five hundred and sixty six links, then towards the North West by lines,
three hundred and seventy five links, and three hundred and thirty four links,
then on the South by one hundred and sixty six links then on the North West by
lines, two hundred and two links, and two hundred and twenty three links, then
on the South by a line seven hundred and forty eight links, then on the West by
lines three hundred and sixteen links, two hundred and eighty seven links, and
four hundred and twenty one links, then on the North by a line five hundred and
one links, then on the North West by a line three hundred links, then on the
South by a line three thousand nine hundred and ninety links, then on the South
West by a line eleven thousand two hundred and sixty three links, then by line
on the South side twelve hundred and fifteen links, then on and towards the West
side by the Waiwawa river to the point of commencement, as the same is
delineated on the plan drawn hereon edged red, together with all the rights
easements and appurtenances there to belonging and all deeds thereto relating
and all other rights which the said vendors or any of them have or may have of
in to or out of the said or parcel of land, To hold the same premises unto her
said Majesty Queen Victoria her successors and assigns for ever subject
nevertheless to the sale and grant of Subject to sale of timber to the mercury Bay Saw-Mill Company.
the timber and bush in upon and about the said land and the demise of
the said land made by a certain deed of grant and demise between the said
vendors (therein called the said Lessors) of the one part and "The Mercury Bay
Saw Mill Company Limited" of the other part bearing date the twenty seventh day
of December one thousand eight hundred and seventy three. In witness whereof the
said parties thereto have hereuuto. subscribed their names the day and year
first herein written.
(Signed) Repiu Tokata.
WireMu te Huia x.
Ereataea Tinirau x.
Signed by the said Repiu Tokata and Reupena Tahura in the presence of us
the word three having been first inserted in the first line—
(Signed) J. W. Preece, Licensed Interpreter Auckland.
(signed) Albt. J. Nicholas, Settler, Hikutaia.
Signed by the said Wiremu Huia and Ereatara Tinirau in the presence of
(Signed) J. W. Preece, Licensed Interpreter, Auckland.
(signed) H. W. Heath, Clerk, Auckland.