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

(Enclosure No. 3.) — Crown Grant to Aperahama Tipae, of Whangaehu

(Enclosure No. 3.)
Crown Grant to Aperahama Tipae, of Whangaehu.

1870. 9 May.Whanganui District.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 grantWaikupa. unto Aperahama Tipae of the District of Whanganui 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 two thousand two hundred and seventy two (2272) acres situate between the Whanganui and Whangaehu rivers in the District of Whanganui being called or known by the name page 253 of "Waikupa" and numbered seven hundred and twenty three (723), Bounded towards the North East by Crown land thirteen thousand five hundred and fifty (13,550) links, towards the East by Crown land fifteen thousand eight hundred (15,800) links, towardsBoundaries.[2,272 acres.] the South by the Matarawa stream, towards the West by Crown land seventeen thousand six hundred and sixty (17,660) links and towards the North West by the Kaukaatia stream, 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 Aperahama Tipae his heirs and assigns for ever as from the nineteenth day of August one thousand eight hundred and sixty nine, provided always that the said land hereby granted shall be inalienable by sale or by lease for a longer period than twenty one years or by mortgage except with the consent of the Governor being 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 Ferguson Bowen Knight Grand Cross of our most distinguished order of Saint Michael and Saint George, Governor and Commander in Chief in and over the Colony of New Zealand at Auckland this ninth day of May in the thirty third year of our reign, and in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and seventy.

(l.s.)
No. 14185.

G. F. Bowen.

Received 12.20 p.m. Wednesday, 24th January, 1872.Registration.
(l.s.)

John E. Smith,
Registrar of Deeds.

A True Copy of Original Deed, Crown Grant, Lease, Surrender, and Registrations.

H. Hanson Turton.

Wellington, December 14th, 1875.