Other formats

    Adobe Portable Document Format file (facsimile images)   TEI XML file   ePub eBook file  


    mail icontwitter iconBlogspot iconrss icon

Maori Deeds of Land Purchases in the North Island of New Zealand: Volume One



Received by us from Mr. Searancke on the 20th day of February 1863 the sum of Fifty 1863 20 February. Pounds being the full payment to us all for our pieces of land which we have given up Whangarei District. to Queen Victoria as a road for the Pakeha and for us. The road commences at Waiariki and ends at Receipt for £50. Wharekohe, one portion of Te Manihera’s and our land (over which the Waiariki. road runs) commences at Waiariki and ends at Te Kirikiri. It then goes over Taurau’s Right of road. land from Te Kirikiri te Te Hihi where it ends; this payment however is not for Taurau’s part. Te Manihera and ours commences again at Te Hihi and ends at Totoai. At Totoai Rimi’s land commences and ends at Whangaiapawa and ends at Puketutu. Boundaries. At Puketutu Te Tirarau and Hori King’s commences and extends as far as Wharekohe for which there is to be no payment This road has been surveyed by Mr. Bedlington and a plan of it is drawn and the part that is over our land is to be one chain (66 feet) 1 chain wide. wide. We have finally ceded it to the Queen of England this day for ever and ever no further payment is to be made to us.

(Sd.) Manihera.
" Te Tatau x tona tohu.
" Neho x tona tohu.
" Rimi.
(Sd.) Te Matere.
" Taurua (or Taurau).
" Parera x tona tohu.


R. A. Hould.

A True Transcript of Office Copy of Receipt.

H. Hanson Turton.

Wellington, October 8th, 1875.