Middle Island Native Land Purchases Commission [record group]   (16074)
1865? - 1881?  range held: 1865 - 1881


Contains records of a Commission to inquire into the purchase of the blocks of "Ngaitahu" by Kemp and Mantell (1848 or 1849), "Akaroa" by Hamilton (1856), "Otago" by Symonds (1844), "Murihiku" by Mantell (1853). In particular, Commissioners were to ascertain whether any promises made to Maori regarding reserves, schools, hospitals, etc at the sale, had been fulfilled.


Dates of Holdings : 1865 - 1881
Location of Holdings : Archives New Zealand, Head Office, Wellington
Former Archives Reference : MA67
Access : Open  see more …
Archives NZ description type : Series (see more about description types)
Version Number: 4
Date Approved: 05/05/2011