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

Waikupa Native Reserve, Whanganui District

Waikupa Native Reserve, Whanganui District.

This Deed 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.) page 250that 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 above written.

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, Solicitor, Wanganui.