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Maori Deeds of Land Purchases in the North Island of New Zealand: Volume Two

Crown Grant to Ihikiera Waikapoariki, Wellington

Crown Grant to Ihikiera Waikapoariki, Wellington.

1866. 22 November. Wellington District.TE ARO PA. (Lot 15.)Victoriaby 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 grant unto Ihikiera te Waikapoariki of Wellington in the Province of Wellington an 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 thirteen (13) perches more or less, situate at Wellington aforesaid being Lot number Fifteen (15) on the plan of the Te Aro Pah Reserve in the City of Wellington, Bounded towards the North by a line fifty three (53) links towards the East by Lot number sixteen (16) of the said Reserve one hundred and fifty three (153) links towards the South by a public way fifty three (53) links and towards the West by Lot number twenty eight of the said Reserve one hundred and fifty six (156) 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 Ihikiera te Waikapoariki his heirs and assigns for ever provided always that the land hereby granted shall be inalienable by sale or by lease for a longer period than twenty one years from the making of any such lease or by mortgagee except with the assent of the Governor in Council 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 Grey K.C.B. Governor and Commander in Chief in and Over the Colony of New Zealand at Wellington this twenty second day of November in the thirtieth year of our reign and in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and sixty six.

G. Grey.