Deeds—No. 24. Part Native Reserve (Pukaka), Grey and Bell
1873. 29 November.Grey and Bell District.This Deed
made the twenty ninth day of November in the year of
our Lord one thousand eight hundred and seventy three Between Robert Parris of New
Plymouth in thePart Pukaka Reserve.
Province of Taranaki and Colony of New Zealand Commissioner of Native
Reserves of the 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 Commissioners
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 said Native Reserves Act 1856 are given to or vested in or which may be
exercised by Commissioners appointed or to be appointed under that Act shall 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 said Governor may by an order in Council delegate all
or any of the powers competent to the Commissioners under the first recited 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 powers and
authorities so vested in him as Governor of New Zealand as aforesaid did delegate
unto the said Robert Parris
powers competent to Commissioners under the 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 page 35
of Public Works for the purposes of the Waitara and New
[gap — reason: damage]
mouth Railway for the sum of Twelve pounds ten shillings,
Now this Deed witness[gap — reason: damage]
t in consideration of the sum of Twelve
pounds ten shillings paid by the Minister of Public Works to the said Robert Parris
(the receipt whereof is
hereby acknowledged) he the said Robert
ParrisReceipt for £12 10s.
in exercise of the powers and authorities 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 in the Fitzroy District in the
Province of Taranaki aforesaid being part of Native Reserve numbered 18 called
Pukata and containing by admeasurement two roods and one perch more or less bounded
towards the East byBoundaries. [0a. 2r. 1p.]
Section No. 92 one hundred and ten links towards the West by a lane one
hundred and ten links towards the North by other part of said Reserve five hundred
and ten links and towards the South also by other part of said Reserve five hundred
and ten links as the same is delineated on the plan drawn in the margin hereof 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 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 the virtue of the powers and
authorities so delegated to 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—
T. King, J.P., New Plymouth.
His Excellency the Governor of New Zealand doth hereby declare his assent to theGovernor's assent. within written conveyance.
With the advice and consent of the Executive Council.
Clerk of the Executive Council.
June 24, 1874.
7873. Wednesday, 15th July, 1874. Received
for Registration at two o'clock p.m.Registration.
A. S. Douglas,
Registrar of Deeds.
A True Copy of Original Deed and Endorsement.
H. Hanson Turton.
September 20th, 1875.