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


[ko te tohutoro i roto i te reo Māori]


We have received this Eleventh day of November One thousand Eight hundred and1874. 11 November. Seventy four (1874) the sum of Five hundred (£500) pounds, which the Honorable SirSeventy-Mile Bush. Donald McLean has paid to us, in consideration of all our claims to land contained within the boundaries of the land known as Tamaki or Seventy Mile Bush Block,Receipt for £500 . the full description of which land is contained in the Deed of Sale of Tamaki Block to the[Claims of Te Hapuku and Tareha.] Queen of England dated the sixteenth (16th) day of August One thousand Eight hundred and Seventy one (1871) We hereby finally surrender all our claims to the above lands to Victoria the Queen of England and Her Successors for ever.


Signed by the said Te Hapuku and Tareha the deed having been first translated and explained to them in the presence of—

J. P. Hamlin, Licd. Interpreter of Napier.
S. Locke, J.P., Napier.

A True Copy of Original Deed and Translation, Two Enclosures, and Endorsement.

H. Hanson Turton.

Wellington, July 18th, 1877.