Declared at Wellington, in the Province of Wellington, the sixteenth day
of October, 1873. Before me— William Dorsett, J.P.
Governor's assent. In pursuance of the power and authority vested in me by "The Native Lands Act, 1867," I, the Right Honorable Sir James Ferg[unclear: sson], Baronet, the Governor of New Zealand, do hereby, with the advice and consent of the Executive Council of the Colony, consent that the land and hereditaments within described and proposed to be conveyed may be conveyed by the within named Ihikiera te Waikapoariki to the within named William Fitzherbert, Superintendent of the Province of Wellington, as therein mentioned. Given under my hand at Wellington this seventeenth day of September, one thousand eight hundred and seventy three.
Approved in Council.
Clerk of the Executive Council.
Commissoner's certificate. I, Charles Heaphy, the Trust Commissioner under "The Native Lands Frauds Prevention Act, 1870," for the District of Wellington, do hereby certify that I have, with respect to the within-written instrument and the alienation thereby witnessed, made the inquiries directed by the said Act, and do certify that I am satisfied with the result of such inquiries. Dated this 22nd day of October, 1873.
Certificate of Assessment No. 266, 17th October, 1873.
W. J. Cheesman,
Dep. Reg. of Deeds.