1836. 31 August.Mangonui District.Hear
all men this book by Titore, by Taka, by Hopewai, by Mahu
&c. &c. by us who have signed our names. We sell to Mr. Kemp
) a piece of land at
Kaeo, the principal name Wangaroa for him and for his children for ever, for his
use with all things above and below. The following are the boundaries: at the
entrance of Wai Kaeo.
Ari, following the river to the entrance of the Wai Haka, following the
Wai Haka James Kemp.
river and then ascending to the Top of the Rakau Tau, descending to the
water of the Boundaries.
Wironui and following that water until it descended to the water, of the
Mangaiti. [4,000 acres.]
Another boundary at the entrance of the Wai Ari following the water to the
River, following the river to Tokanui following the water to the Arai, following
the water to the branch of Tokihauhau, following that branch to the ridge of
Kahikatoa, descending to the branch of the Paetu, down the water of Rongomaitekawa
ascending and going to the dry Kauri (Trees) descending to the water of Manga
Mahoe, ascending to Puketi going to the Ruakorehanga going to Nga Tara, down to
the top of the water of Kokakonui, ascending the hill of fern, descending to the
bridge of the Soldiers, going to Pahaki, going to Kaiwerawera. Including
Kaiwerawera straight down to the great river of Kaeo, following the river down to
the entrance of the Mangaiti and following the water of the Mangaiti to the
plantation of Rewarewa. Another boundary, the branch of Tarakakahi straight in
that water to the branch of Pongaheka, following the Pongaheka to the Wai Onepu,
following the Wai Onepu to the entrance of that Wai Onepu. Another boundary, the
branch of Tarakakahi, following the great, river down to the Paru, following the
river to the Hawera, ascending and going to the top of the Hawera, to the Parekura
descending to the entrance of the Wai Onepu. Payments. Receipt.
Twenty-five pounds sterling (in silver) and fifteen pounds sterling (in
gold), Two Heifers, Two Casks Tobacco, Four hundred pipes, seventy Blankets, Ten
Spades, Ten Trousers, Ten Shirts, Three X Cut Saws, One pit Saw, Three hand Saws,
Four Planes, Six Wedges, Two Hammers, One Rule, One pr. Compasses, Four Augurs,
Four Chisels, One Umbrella, One Box, Four Gown Pieces. And we have hereunto given
our names and signatures on the 31st day of August 1836.