Rāpopoto reo Pākehā
Pukapuka 3, Nama 28

p.305 Notice listing market prices for stock and commodities.
pp.305-307 [Editorial]
Concerns the new Maori religious group, `Tariao' [Morning Star], and contains
comments about the group from members of Parliament.
Contains some of the waiata [chants] and karakia [prayers] used by Tariao members, some of which were written by the Maori King, Tāwhiao. States that the chants are a mix of Maori beliefs and Christianity.
[English translation included.]
p.307 [Death]
Te Tākerei Te Rau, the grandchild of Pōtatau.
Concerns Karaitiana Takamoana and his entering Parliament to take up his seat for Eastern Maori.
Silverfield at Whakatū
Reports that silver found at Whakatū [Nelson] is to be mined by Pakeha.
Tauranga goldfields
Notifies agreement between the Crown and Maori of the Ngāi Te Rangi and Ngāti Raukawa tribes for Maori land to be mined for gold by Pakeha. States that both parties agreed upon the price.
[News item]
Concerns criminal proceedings taken against the editor of Te Waka, for falsely signing people's names to a letter to the editor. States that the names that appeared in the newspaper were not the authors.
[English translation included.]
pp.307-308 [News item]
Refers to new Maori land legislation being introduced to Parliament by Sir Donald McLean; notes that the second reading has been postponed due to opposition from the non-government members of Parliament.
[English translation included.]
pp.308-312 Legislative Council, Wellington, Tuesday, 1 August 1876
Main issues noted: the introduction of Maori land legislation and the Confiscated Lands Bill.
Wairewa Native Land: Taiaroa [Member for Southern Maori], asked questions concerning the wrongful sale of a Maori reserve at Wairewa [Little River] by the Canterbury Provincial Government.
Eastern Maori Election: Full details of Karaitiana's return to the House of Representatives as the member for Eastern Maori. Speeches by Sir Julius Vogel, and by Mr Curtis [M.P. for Nelson], who outlined the circumstances of the Government's reluctance to allow Karaitiana's re-admission.
[English translation included.]
p.312 Notice concerning a forthcoming Native Land Court sitting at Napier.
[English translation included.]
Notice from W.Kuruwini advising that animals held at the pound wil be sold if not collected within two weeks.
Cost [of subscription]
Gives annual subscription rates: £1 per year but £1.2s.6d if posted. Weekly purchase from newsagents is 6d.
Notice concerning publishing details for Te Wananga.