Deeds—No. 22. Part Native Reserve A, Waiwhakaiho, Grey and Bell
1873. 8 November.Grey and Bell District.This Deed
made the eighth day of November in the year of our Lord
one thousand eight hundred and seventy three Between Robert Parris of New Plymouth
in the ProWaiwhakaiho
vince of Taranaki and Colony of New Zealand Commissioner of Native Reserves
of the(Pt. Nat. Reserve A).
one part and Her Majesty the Queen of the other part Whereas by an Act of
the General Assembly of New Zealand intituled The New Zealand Native Reserves Act
1856 certain powers therein specified are vested in the Commissioner under the said
Act, and whereas by another Act of the General Assembly of New Zealand intituled the
Native Reserves Amendment Act 1862 all the powers and authorities which by the
Native Reserve Act 1856 are given to or vested in or which may be exercised by
Commissioners appointed or to be appointed under that Act shall page 33
vest in and may be exercised by the Governor of New
Zealand and it is by the said Act of 1862 further enacted that the Governor may by
order in Council delegate all or any of the powers competent to the Commissioners
under the said first mentioned Act unto any person or persons for any period subject
to any restrictions which may be specified in such order, And whereas by an order in
Council bearing date the twenty eighth day of January one thousand eight hundred and
sixty four His Excellency Sir George Grey (the then Governor of New Zealand) in
exercise of the power and authority so vested in him as Governor as aforesaid did
delegate unto the said Robert Parris
all the powers competent to Commissioners under the said first recited Act without
any restrictions or stipulations whatever, And whereas the said Robert Parris
hath in exercise of the powers so vested in
him as aforesaid and with the consent of His Excellency the Governor of New Zealand
sold the parcel of land hereinafter described to the Minister of Public Works for
the purposes of the Waitara and New Plymouth Railway for the sum of six pounds, Now
this Deed witnesseth that in consideration of the sum of six pounds paid by the
Minister of Public Works to the said Robert
(the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged) He the said Robert ParrisReceipt for £6.
in exercise of such power and authority so delegated to him as aforesaid,
Doth hereby convey and assure unto Her Majesty the Queen her heirs and successors
and assigns, all that piece or parcel of land situate at the Waiwhakaiho in the
Province of Taranaki aforesaid being part of Native Reserve A Waiwhakaiho District
and containing by admeasurement two roods and twenty one perches more or less
bounded towards theBoundaries. [0a. 2r. 21p.]
East by the Mangaone stream one hundred and fifteen links towards, the West
by unallotted land in occupation of Maoris towards the North by other part of Native
Reserve A two hundred and ten links and one hundred and twenty five links and by the
Mangaone stream and towards the South by other part of Native Reserve A six hundred
and fifty links as the same is delineated on the plan drawn in the margin of these
presents and colored pink, Together with all ways rights and appurtenances thereto
belonging and all such estate right title and interest in and to the same as he the
said Robert Parris
is or shall become
seized or possessed of or is by the Immigration and Public Works Act 1870 or the
Immigration and Public Works Act Amendment Act 1871 or is by virtue of the powers
and authorities so vested in him as aforesaid empowered to convey or otherwise
assure. To hold the said land and premises unto Her Majesty the Queen her heirs and
successors and assigns for ever. In Witness whereof the said Robert Parris
hath hereunto subscribed his name the day
and year first hereinbefore written.
Signed by the said Robert
Parris in the presence of—
W. Carrington, J.P.
His Excellency the Governor of New Zealand doth hereby declare his assent to
Governor's assent. the within written conveyance.
With the advice and consent of the Executive Council.
Clerk of the Executive Council.
June 24, 1874.
Wednesday, 15 July, 1874. Received
for Registration at two o'clock p.m.Registration.
A. S. Douglas,
Registrar of Deeds.
A True Copy of Deed and Registration.
H. Hanson Turton.
September 20th, 1875.