Waikupa Native Reserve, Whanganui District.
made the eleventh day of January one thousand
eight hundred and seventy1872. 11 January.Whanganui District.
two between Aperahama Tipae
of Wangaehu in the Province of Wellington and Colony of New Zealand aboriginal
native (hereinafter called the vendor) of the one part andWaikupa.
Her Majesty the Queen hereinafter called the purchaser of the other
part, Witnesseth(Native Reserve.)
that in consideration of the sum
of Two thousand pounds paid to the Vendor by the Honorable the Minister of
Public Works of the said colony on behalf of the purchaserReceipt for £2,000.
(the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged) the vendor doth hereby
convey assure and release unto the purchaser her heirs and successors All that
piece or parcel of land situate in the Province of Wellington aforesaid on the
left bank of the Wanganui river in the District of Wanganui containing two
thousand two hundred and seventy two acres or thereabouts and being the block of
land known as the Waikupa Native Reserve as the same land is more accurately
delineated in the plan drawn in the margin hereof and edged red together with
all the rights and appurtenances thereunto belonging or appertaining, In Witness
whereof the said vendor hath hereunto subscribed his name the day and year first
Aperahama Tipae x his mark.
Signed by the said Aperahama
Tipae by making his mark in the presence of—
Thos. McDonnell, Licensed Interpreter, Wanganui.
Chas. H. Borlase,