Rāpopoto reo Pākehā
Pukapuka 3, Nama 23

p.265 Notice from the Editor explaining why he cannot publish certain letters they have received.
Death notice
Ahama Paeroa, from the Ngāti Matepū tribe.
[English translation included.]
pp.265-266 [Report]
Details from Hansard No. 4, the parliamentary debate papers.
[English translation included.]
p.266 Matters discussed in Parliament, 28 June 1876
Debate concerning the issuing of a Crown grant to Matiaha Mōkai of the South Island.
Question from Taiaroa [Member of Parliament for Southern Maori] to Sir Donald McLean, the Native Minister, asking about progress on the petition that came from Mere Taituha.
Notice from Te Petetana concerning the death in England of the previous superintendent of Wellington.
p.267 [Obituary]
Pīhopa Wiremu [Bishop Williams].
Notice concerning the opening of a Temperence Lodge in Ahuriri [Napier]. Contains a list of the Lodge officers.
[English translation included.]
pp.267-270 [News item]
Part 5 of Te Wananga's report of the meeting at Pākōwhai.
[English translation included.]
p.270 [News items]
From the newspaper's Auckland correspondent
Denial of the claim that King Tāwhiao invited Sir Donald McLean to visit him. States that Tāwhiao only allowed McLean into the King country so that he could present the Government's case to Maori living there.
Also states that Sir Julius Vogel is bribing members of the Opposition to support his Government.
Concerns surveying of the Piako swamp.
Concerns a possible vote of no confidence in the Native Minister's office.
[English translation only.]
p.271 [Letter to the Editor]
From Pētera Te Pukuatua on behalf of the Ngātiwhakaue committee, Ōhinemutu
Requesting that Pakeha control their horses and hold in named areas, or they will be charged rent for grazing that occurs on Maori land. States that payment of rent does not mean that owners will have ownership rights to the land.
Contains a list of fines that may be charged for various offences.
Also states that the reason the land has not been leased to Pakeha for grazing is because they do not want this construed as a land sale.
[English translation included.]
From Akatera Te Wera concerning an employment advertisement.
From Sydney Johnston, concerns trespassing.
From Erimana Tuki enquiring about Maori land to lease for grazing cattle and sheep.
p.272 [Advertisements]
From Kēmara and Company, announcing that they have taken over the store of Binks and will continue to offer the same type of goods.
Fares and timetable for the steamer, Manaia.
From The Bank [of New Zealand?], able to deal in damaged property.
Notice from J.Rogan concerning a forthcoming Native Land Court sitting in Napier.
[English translation included.]
Notice concerning publishing details for Te Wananga.