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



New Zealand Native Reserves Act, 1856. Clause XVII
1859. 26 April.Auckland District.Know all men by these Presents that we aboriginal Inhabitants of Te Aua in pursu-Papakura ance of the "New Zealand Native Reserves Act. 1856," Do hereby release and convey to Her Majesty Victoria, Queen of England, Her Heirs and Successors, All that piece or parcel of Land described in the Schedule hereunder written, Together with all members, rights and appurtenances thereto belonging, or in anywise appertaining. To be granted by Her said Majesty, to the Bishop of the Church of England in New Zealand and his Successors, as a site for a Church and Burial place and Endowment for a school in connection with the Church of England.

In Witness of our assent to the words here written, we have hereunto subscribed our names and marks this Twenty sixth day of April 1859.

Witness to the Signatures of—

Schedule referred to in the foregoing Deed.

Boundaries. All that niece of land situate at Papakura bounded on the North West by allotment No. 4 of the Parish of Opaheke 534 links, bearing 246° by compass, on the North East by Native land 1000 links, bearing 315° by compass; on. the South East by Native land 534 links, bearing 66° by compass, and on the South West by the great South Road 1000 links, bearing 135° by compass.

A True Copy of Original Grant and Translation.

H. Hanson Turton.

Wellington, September 18th, 1874.