Te Aro Pa, Lot 15, Wellington District.
made the twenty third day of September one thousand
eight hundred and1873. 23 September.Wellington District.
seventy three between Ihikiera te Waikapoariki of Wellington in the
Province of Wellington and Colony of New Zealand an aboriginal Native of the
said Colony hereinTe Aro Pa.(Lot 15.)
called the Vendor of the one part and William Fitzherbert
of Wellington aforesaid Esquire,
Superintendent of the said Province of Wellington herein called the
Superintendent of the other part, Whereas by grant from the Crown bearing date
the twenty second day of November one thousand eight hundred and sixty six
registered at Wellington Number 6792 the hereditaments and premises hereinafter
described and intended to be hereby conveyed were granted to the Vendor his
heirs and assigns and there was in the said grant contained a Proviso that the
said hereditaments and premises should be inalienable by sale or by lease for a
longer period than twenty one years from the making of any such lease or by
mortgage except with the assent of the Governor in Council previously obtained
to every such sale lease or mortgage, and whereas the Superintendent has agreed,
with the vendor for the absolute sale to him the Superintendent of the said
Hereditaments and premises at or for the sum of Fifty pounds, now this Deed
witnesseth thatin consideration of the sum of fifty pounds paid by the
Superintendent to the Vendor (the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged) he
theReceipt for £50.
vendor doth hereby convey and assure to the Superintendent his
successors and assigns, All that piece or parcel of land containing by
admeasurement thirteen perches more or less being the Lot numbered (15) on the
plan of the Te Aro Pah Reserve in Wellington aforesaid, bounded on the North by
a line fifty three links on the East by Lot numberedBoundaries. [13 perches.]
sixteen on the said plan one hundred and fifty three links on the South
by a public road fifty three links and on the West by Lot numbered twenty eight
on the said plan one hundred and fifty six links be the same several
measurements and each and every of them a little more or less as the said piece
or parcel of land is more particularly delineated on the plan drawn hereon and
bordered red, Together with the erections and buildings thereon and the rights
ways easements and appurtenances thereunto belonging, To hold the said piece or
parcel of land with the appurtenances unto the Superintendent his successors and
ass. for and on behalf of the said Province Provided always that the covenants
for title to be implied herein shall extend to and be taken as against the acts
Deeds and defaults of the Vendor and of all persons claiming or to claim through
under or in trust for him and no further or otherwise, In witness whereof the
said parties hereto have hereunto set their hands.
Ihikiera Te Waikapoariki.
Signed by the said Ihikiera te Waikapoariki in the presence of— Eb.
Baker, Licensed Interpreter, Wellington. W.T. Wyatt, Clerk, Land Office, Wellington.