Rāpopoto reo Pākehā
Pukapuka 3, Nama 2

p.17 [Advertisements]
From Kohekerewa Mā of Auckland. General Merchants.
From H.Tiiri. Tea and sugar merchants.
From J.Pauihi. Sells a variety of gigs and wagons, includes price list.
From Rati and Rauniri. Sells beds and similar goods.
p.18 [Advertisements]
From C.R.Robinson. Surveyor of bridges and land.
[English translation included.]
From J.Kirimiri. Clothing retailer, competitive prices.
From Wiremu Maroni, Rōpata Mapiti, Tāmati Peri
Details from the animal pound at Wairoa. Describes various horses held there, be sold if not collected within two weeks.
From Pene Mete. Draughts house plans.
From M.R.Mira. Stock agent.
From Governor Brown Hotel. Describes accommodation, meals and hospitality, includes price list.
p.19 Notice listing people contracted to receive subscriptions and to transmit the subscribers' names to the Editor.
[English translation included.]
Advertisement from Henry Hill regarding contract-printing services, and listing Te Wananga's subscription rates.
Notice from Hōne Hikini regarding purchase of sheep and cattle, offering high prices to Maori.
pp.19-23 [Editorial]
Discusses the false praise given by some journalists of the Native Minister, Sir Donald McLean, and gives a less flattering Maori perspective of the Minister and his work.
Also discusses the land purchase commissioners, land sale issues and concerns over proposed abolition of provincial governments.
[English text is a summary only.]
p.23 Notice concerning forthcoming election and which tribal groups will support which candidate.
[English translation included.]
Notice concerning non-Maori returned to parliament. List divided into `Abolitionists' and `Provincialists'.
[English translation included.]
pp.24-28 The debate on the Hawke's Bay Ring land transactions
Discusses how the Native Minister justified his private purchase of lands in the Ngāti Kahungunu tribal areas. Also concerns land dealings by the Hawke's Bay Land Commissioners and effects of The Native Land Act, 1865. Names speakers in debate as Mr Wood, Mr Thompson, Mr Taiaroa and Mr Kātene.
[English translation included.]
p.28 Notice from the Bank of New Zealand concerning debt collection.
p.29 [Advertisements]
From Makiria o Hawheraka [Margaret's of Havelock]. Clothing retailer.
From Tāmati Tauni. Established a blacksmith shop in Hastings, also carries out farm machinery repairs.
From Cobb and Co. Timetable and fares.
[English translation included.]
Notice from Eruini Ropini, the baker for the Good Templars, advertising the charges to Maori people.
Advertisement from Hōne [John] Peri. General merchant, offers low prices.
p.30 Hāku Pei [Hawke's Bay] race results from Pākōwhai
Lists the race results and dividends paid. Also lists race rules explaining how the money is paid for each category winner.
From Wiremu Ropitini [William Robertson]. Stock and station agent.
From Hōne Ropitini [John Robertson]. Jeweller.
p.31 [Advertisements]
From Kaipuke Tahuri o Nui Tīreni [?]. Describes banking services.
From H.Kata. Advertising services as house builders.
From H.J.Hiki. Boot and shoe manufacturer based in Hawheraka [Havelock].
For sale notice from M.Paerani. Selling four wheat-cutting machines.
From Kamatira Hotera. Hotel accommodation. States, `Maoris welcome'.
From G.Pākina. Coachbuilder, blacksmith and iron-goods worker.
From Nataniora Hākopa. Sells pipes, tobacco, cigars and similar goods. Offers the same price for both Maori and Pakeha.
From Te Houra. Sells plows, saddles, leatherwear and other items for use with horses and carts.
p.32 [Advertisements]
From N.P.Paranite. General merchant. Offers low prices.
From Pāteriki Kahikuru. Saddlemaker and manufacturer of gigs and carts.
From Takena and Co. Clothing and accessory shop.