Hemi Parai, Wellington.
1870. 29 August.Wellington District.Victoria by the Grace of God of the United Kingdom of
Great Britain and Ireland, Queen, to all to whom these presents shall come
Greeting, Know ye that for good considerations us thereunto moving, We for us
our heirs and successors do hereby grantTe Aro Pa. (Lot 7.) unto Hemi Parai of the District of Wellington in the Province of
Wellington Aboriginal Native of New Zealand his heirs and assigns all that
parcel of land in our Province of Wellington in our Colony of New Zealand
containing by admeasurement six (6) perches more or less situate at Wellington
in the District of Wellington being Lot No. 7 of Te Aro Pa Native Reserve
Bounded towards the North East by Lot number eighir (8) ninety nine and a half
(99½) links towards the South East by Lot number twenty eight (28) Forty two
(42) links towards the South West by a street ninety three (93) links and
towards the North West by Lot number six (6) forty five (45) links, as the same
is delineated on the plan drawn in the margin hereof with all the rights and
appurtenances thereto belonging, To hold unto the said Hemi Parai his heirs and
assigns for ever as from the twenty third day of April one thousand eight
hundred and seventy, Provided always that the said land hereby granted shall be
inalienable by sale or by lease for a longer period than twenty one years or by
mortgage except with the consent of the Governor being previously obtained to
every such sale lease or mortgage. In Testimony whereof we have caused this our
Grant to be sealed with the seal of our Colony of New Zealand.
Witness our trusty and well beloved Sir George Fergusson
Bowen, Knight Grand Cross of our most distinguished order of Saint
Michael and Saint George, Governor and Commander in Chief in and over the Colony
of New Zealand at Wellington this twenty ninth day of August in the
thirty-fourth year of our reign and in the year of our Lord one thousand eight
hundred and seventy.
G. F. Bowen.
Received, 12 noon, Friday,9th May, 1873.Registration.
John E. Smith,
Registrar of Deeds.
A True Copy of Original Deed, Governor's Assent, Certificate, Crown
Grant, and Endorsements.
Wellingtong, November 15th, 1875.