Deeds—No. 12. Crown Grant for Te Hua Block to the New Zealand
Victoria by the Grace of God of the United Kingdom of Great
Britain and Ireland,1850. 20 April.Grey and Bell District. Queen, Defender of the Faith and so forth, To all to whom these presents
shall come greeting.
Whereas the New Zealand Company is entitled to receive a Grant within theTe Hua.Crown Grant. Territory of New Zealand of a block of land hereinafter particularly
mentioned and described, Now know ye that We of our special grace for Us our heirs
and successors do hereby grant unto the said New Zealand Company all that block of
land hereinafter described situated at Taranaki in the Province of New Ulster in New
Zealand aforesaid known as the Hua block and containing (70a. 0r. 0p.) seventy acres
more or less, bounded as follows. Commencing on the Devon road at a place called
Ngarongotaua,Boundaries. [65 acres.] the Eastern boundary line making an angle of 90° 0 with the said road,
proceeds in a Northerly direction (4745) four thousand seven hundred and forty five
links, the Northern boundary line making an angle of 90° 0 with the Eastern line
above named 1610 one thousand six hundred and ten links to Pukapu, the Western
boundary line at an angle of 90° 0 with the Northern line above described proceeds
towards the South 4745 four thousand seven hundred and forty five links terminating
at the Devon road above named at Kaiangakai-titi the Southern boundary is the Devon
road above named 1610 one thousand six hundred and ten links which block of land is
more particularly delineated on the plan in the margin of this Deed and thereon
colored red—saving and excepting the Native Reserve situated in the said block of
land and known as Ruatangata containing (5a. 0r. 0p.) five acres more or less, the
Northern and Eastern boundariesRuatangata reserved. [5 acres.] of which are portions of the Northern and Eastern boundaries of the Hua
block as above described and (895 and 600) eight hundred and ninety five links, and
six hundred links, the Southern boundary 900 nine hundred links making an angle of
86° 50 with the Eastern boundary line, the Western boundary 550 five hundred and
fifty links and terminating on the Northern line above described the position of
which Native Reserve is more particularly delineated on the plan in the margin of
this Deed and thereon colored green; together with all and every the rightsand
appurtenances whatsoever thereto belonging. To hold unto the said New Zealand
Company their successors and assigns for ever. In testimony whereof we have caused
this our Grant to be sealed with the seal of our said Territory.
Witness Our trusty and well beloved Sir George Grey K.C.B. Governor and Commander
in Chief of our said territory and its dependencies at Auckland in New Zealand
aforesaid this twentieth day of April in the thirteenth year of our reign and in the
year of Our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and fifty.
Govr. in Chief.
A True Copy of Original Crown Grant.
H. Hanson Turton.
August 27th, 1875.