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

(Enclosure in No. 67.) — Crown Grant to Matene te Whiwhi, of Otaki

(Enclosure in No. 67.)
Crown Grant to Matene te Whiwhi, of Otaki.

1874. 20 February.Carnarvon. (Town Section 297).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 grant unto Matene te Whiwhi of Otaki in the Province of Wellington aboriginal Native of New Zealand his heirs and assigns all that parcel of land in the Province of Wellington in our Colony of New Zealand containing by admeasurement one hundred (100) acres more or less being the Native Section numbered two hundred and ninety seven (297)Boundaries. [100 acres.] on the plan of the township of Carnarvon in the Manawatu District bounded towards the North by unsurveyed land two thousand seven hundred and sixty (2760) links, towards the East by the Oroua river and towards the South and West by unsurveyed land two thousand five hundred and twenty (2520) links and four thousand one hundred and eighty one (4181) links respectively, 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 Matene te Whiwhi his heirs and assigns for ever as from the first day of January one thousand eight hundred and seventy-one. 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 James Fergusson Baronet a member of our most Honorable Privy Council, Governor and Commander in Chief in and over the Colony of New Zealand at Wellington this twentieth day of February in the thirty seventh year of our reign, and in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and seventy four.

James Fergusson, G.

No. 18537.
Registration. Received 12 Noon Friday, 20th March, 1874.


W. F. Cheesman,
Dep. Reg. of Deeds.

A True Copy of Original Deed, Maori Precis, Crown Grant, and Endorsement.

H. Hanson Turton.

Wellington, April 3rd, 1876