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

(Enclosure in No. 14.) — Crown Grant to Pumipi te Ranginui, Wellington

(Enclosure in No. 14.)
Crown Grant to Pumipi te Ranginui, Wellington.

Victoria by the Grace of God of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland1866.22 November.Wellington District. 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 grantTE ARO PA.Lot 20. unto Pumipi te Ranginui of Wellington 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 five (5) perches more or less situate at Wellington aforesaid being Lot No. 20 on the plan of the Te Aro Pah Reserve in the City of Wellington, bounded towards the North by LotBoundaries. [5 perches.] number 19 of the said Reserve twenty eight (28) links, towards the East by Government land one hundred and thirty six (136) links, towards the South by Courteney place twenty seven (27) links, and towards the West by lot number twenty one of the said Reserve one hundred and thirty four (134) links, 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 Pumipi te Ranginui his heirs and assigns for ever provided always that the land hereby granted shall be inalienable by sale or by lease for a longer period than twenty one years from the making of any such lease or by mortgage except with the assent of the Governor in Council 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 Grey K.C.B. Governor and Commander in Chief in and over the Colony of New Zealand at Wellington this twenty second day of November in the thirtieth year of our reign and in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and sixty six.

G. Grey.

No. 6795.

Received 3.30 p.m. Tuesday, 4th December, 1866.Registration.


John E. Smith,
Registrar of Deeds.

A True Copy of Original Deed, Crown Grant, Certificate, and Registration.

H. Hanson Turton.

Wellingtong, November 12th, 1875.