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THE CHURCH AND THE MAORIS

13*000 kxmiw 48 Axes

Deed of Sale to Church Missionary Society, 1819

; The Worker is indebted 'to Tβ?-Manukura, a little Maori pub-' Itoation we- receive among our exchanges, fioff Aha following. Th% is ja. translation of the third transfer of ! land signed in New Zealand, and re'gers to Hongi's Grant of Land at Kerikert oii July 4, ISIS. It reads.:

i- To all to whom these presents sliall come, Great '[tig's, know - ye-, that I, Hongi Hika, Chief of the District of Tβ Kerikeri at the Bay of Island 3 iin the Island o? New Zealand, in con- ! sideration ol Forty-eight (48) nailing \ ■ Axes, to ine faithfully pad and de- i livered b>: the' Reverend Sainuelj :Marsdeai, Clerk for and on behalf of: I the Churck of England Missionary; !soiiety., hare given, and granted,, and io£ my free will and accord by. these • Presents, do give ia.iirl grant to the ' Directors of the- said Church of England Missionary Soe'ety. 'and theli 1 - ; successors for ever, all that and those j parcels of »Land now called Pookay iKohay (Pukekowhai), T a Weedingha. iTow (Tβ Wiiiringa'iau). situate, and 'lyiaig in the district of. Te Kerikeri 1 and.mow known 'by the name of the, Society's, • Plains containing thirteen thousand Cl 3/*00), Acres, more or Jess, bounded on the south-east by the ■district of the Chiefs Ta Morengha and Whytarous (Te Morenga and 'Wbjatarau). on the south-west by the woods Weediugha Tow tau), Kyketayha Roa (Kaliikatearoa), and Maunglia Paray Door (Maunga Pa.rerua), and on the ncrth-west north-east by the road from To Too' Honay (Tuhorere) to Te Kirikeri, w ? th all the timbers, minerals, waters, rights and appurtenances t 0 belonging, to hold to the Directors of the said Church o£ England Missionary Society and their successoi'3 for ever. In faith and testimony whereof, I, the said Hongi H'ka, have to these presents set and subscribed my seal at Ranghee T-lou (Ranglhoua), in the Island of New Zealand, the fourth day » of November in the year of Chris':, ona thousand e % ig"l»t huUdred and nineteen (1S19). Sealed and. delivered m tho presence of JOHN BUTLER. . . THOMAS KENDALL.. The signature of niark, REWHA,A Chief and relation, o? Hongi Hika. : The signature of mark, SHUMGHEE HKEKA, (HONGI HIKA). ■ July 4th, 1319. Te Manukura's comment is brief and to the pamt. It in: <; 271 Acres per Axe."

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THE CHURCH AND THE MAORIS, Maoriland Worker, Volume 13, Issue 19, 9 May 1923

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THE CHURCH AND THE MAORIS Maoriland Worker, Volume 13, Issue 19, 9 May 1923

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