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[Creator unknown] :Plan shewing part of the Bay of Islands and Hokianga districts [ms map]. [By the] General Survey Office, Auckland, 25th Sept., 1865.

Reference Number: MapColl-832.11gbbd/1865/Acc.426

Cadastral map from Kohatu Point (below Hokianga Harbour) north to Ahipara Bay and east to Lake Ohea, Mangonui and south to the Bay of Islands. Shows named land blocks denoting ownership, with colour coding distinguishing properties owned by settler and Maori.Over 20 [Native] reserves are named and numbered, such as Whangatauatia Reserve, 62.1.0 [acres], No.7 (some are un-named); some blocks of land are named in Maori, some of which denote acreage such as Rawene 1957 acres. Most Maori land includes acreage, while settler land does not. Many Pakeha blocks have surnames included.Church Missionary Society landed is depicted as C.M.S. A large Church Mission block is also depicted.Annotations on map include 'disputed' land in 'Shepherd' block (named 'Mokau') and in 'Horeke' block (in fountain pen). Pencil annotation '?Ngawhitu' next to H. Williams' land.Map also depicts rivers, lakes, bays, islands and mountains.

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1 image, categorised under Maps, related to Henry Williams, New Zealand Department of Lands and Survey Auckland District Office, Bay of Islands, Hokianga, Ngapuhi, Ngati Whatua, Land tenure - New Zealand - Northland Region, Mission stations - New Zealand - Northland Region, Maori reserves, Maps, Manuscript and New Zealand - Church history.

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[Creator unknown] :Plan shewing part of the Bay of Islands and Hokianga districts [ms map]. [By the] General Survey Office, Auckland, 25th Sept., 1865., Reference Number MapColl-832.11gbbd/1865/Acc.426 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 manuscript map(s)Ink on linen, part coloured, card backed, scale indeterminable, 54 x 84 cm.. Map

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