(Enclosure No. 3.)
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
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
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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
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.
G. F. Bowen.
Received 12.20 p.m. Wednesday, 24th January, 1872.Registration.
John E. Smith,
A True Copy of Original Deed, Crown Grant, Lease, Surrender, and
H. Hanson Turton.
December 14th, 1875.