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.