Whereas Thomas George Stockman of Aria, superannuitant, and Rosalina Terewai Howe of Aria, housewife, wish to marry:
And whereas Thomas George Stockman is Rosalina Terewai Howe's mother's half-brother:
And whereas the parties to the intended marriage are within the degrees of prohibition contained in Schedule 2 of the Marriage Act 1955:
And whereas Thomas George Stockman and Rosalina Terewai Howe have been living together as man and wife for many years and the relationship between them has produced 4 children:
And whereas the removal of the prohibition on their intended marriage cannot be attained otherwise than by legislation.