Plan, Subdivision of portion of the Awanui Estate
Saxby, A G
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Twenty chains to the inch.
Consisting of 3,416 acres divided into 18 blocks.
The land lots are for sale by public auction at Takapau, on Saturday November 6, 1915, on behalf of Sydney Johnston.
The land lots with area sizes are situated alongside Takapau town saleyards and the railway station is 1/2 mile away. The Marakeke railway station is on the property. The lots are situated around the Wellington to Napier road, Ruataniwha survey district and the Maharakeke Stream, which is near the Motuotaria settlement. A newspaper clipping is included noting the successful bidders:
Lot 3 - 562 acres, £15 per acre - C A Jensen of Dannevirke.
Lot 10 - 230 acres, £20 per acre - C E Twist of Greenmeadows.
Lot 19 - 5 acres, £25 - J Caughley of Takapau.