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

(Enclosure in No. 20.) — Crown Grant to Henare Pumipi, of Wellington

page 125

(Enclosure in No. 20.)
Crown Grant to Henare Pumipi, of Wellington.

Victoria by the Grace of God of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, 1867. 30 March.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 Grant TE ARO PA. (Lot 28.) unto Henare Pumipi te Whakainu 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 Thirteen (13) perches more or less being Lot number Twenty eight (28) of the subdivision into allotments on the plan of the Te Aro Pa Reserve in the City of Wellington, Bounded towards the Boundaries. [13 perches.] North by Lambton Harbour fifty four (54) links, towards the East by Lot number fifteen of the said subdivision one hundred and fifty six (156) links towards the South by a Street fifty three (53) links and towards the West by Lot number seven (7) of the said subdivision forty two (42) links and by Lot number Eight (8) of the said subdivision one hundred and seventeen (117) 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 Henare Pumipi te Whakainu 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 (21) 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 this thirtieth day of March in the thirtieth year of our reign and in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and sixty seven.

G. Grey.

No. 7182.
Received at 12.25 p.m. Monday, 8th April, 1867. Registration.

(l.s.) John E. Smith, Registrar of Deeds.

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

H. Hanson Turton.

Wellington, January 3rd, 1876.