Rāpopoto reo Pākehā
Pukapuka 5, Nama 12

p.125 Advertisement from Rēneti and Co., listing the clothing items available from their store.
From Rutoka and Pārai, advertising the many varieties of grass seed that have become available.
Notice to all people of New Zealand, Wairarapa, Taranaki, Napier and Gisborne
From Mr. Rees, lawyer of Napier, advising that land leases should be registered.
p.126 Reward notice from Ahipene Tamaitimate, asking for information leading to the return of property.
Subscriptions received
Lists names and amounts received.
Refers to the campaign carried out by Te Wananga to publish animal pound notices in both Maori and English, so that Maori would know their animals had been impounded. States that Maori were previously deprived of knowledge of how to find their stray cattle until notices were printed in Maori.
[English translation included.]
Obituary for Tarapīpipi, a famous Hauhau [Maori religious and political movement] leader.
p.127 The news
The Russian people
Concerns the decision to sell the Turkish warships to a Jewish group; notes the sale will go ahead once Russia and Turkey have established peace.
The Prince of Prussia
Concerns the stipend paid to the Prince of Prussia and his wife, the daughter of Queen Victoria. States that a dispute has arisen as to the amount paid by the Emperor of Germany.
The peace negotiations
States that England and Austria have sent details of the peace agreement to Russia and Turkey, which will be an example to all the countries of the world.
The Pope of Rome
Discusses the new Pope's decision to dismantle his army because it is no longer appropriate.
Sheehan, Native Minister
Reports of a meal prepared for Sheehan by the Waikato people, which was only for people born in New Zealand.
Huge winds in the South Island
Reports of destruction caused by huge winds during March at Pikopo.
Judgement on Whitaker
Reports that a decision on the Maori land case involving Whitaker has not yet been made.
The Maori chief, Kāhui, planting at Te Waimate
Reports that Kāhui is encouraging people to plant wheat on his lands in Taranaki. States that cultivation of crops is better than fighting.
Parliament, 1878
Report from the Wellington newspaper that Parliament will vote on changes to the voting system. States that if the changes do not occur, the present Government could fall.
Compensation from Turkey to Russia for the peace agreement
Reports that Russia has demanded that Turkey compensate them as part of the peace agreement. States that Russia has asked for £42,000,000.
p.128 Sydney newspapers' report on the work of Governor Grey in these islands [New Zealand]
Reports the praise of Grey expressed in various newspapers, and that he is a good leader. States that Grey learnt from the descendants of the ancestors and has learnt from the past.
Mr Stout
Reports that Stout has been appointed as a Minister in the Grey Government.
Recording the names of Maori people
Report from the Hawke's Bay Herald that a census is being conducted in Maori villages of both islands. States that its main purpose is to determine the exact Maori population.
Te Ranaka [?]
Reports that Ranaka [?] has completed his appointment as Colonial Secretary for New Zealand.
Pakeha at Ōtākou
States that Pakeha living in Ōtākou [Otago] agree to the daily recording of parliamentary debates, as people may then monitor the decisions made by government officials.
Ōhinemuri lands, Hauraki
States that several Pakeha met with the Native Minister to question the delay in allotting Maori land at Hauraki to Pakeha settlers. States that the Minister assured them that the problems would soon be sorted out.
Te Wera a Waitohi
Reports silver discovered at Te Wera-a-Waitohi, Whakatū.
The people of Austria and Germany
Reports that Austria and Germany will not allow Russian warships access to the Black Sea through the Powhiraha [Bosphorus?] and Totarere [Dardenelles?] channels. States that Turkey agrees with their stance.
p.129 Pakeha horse rustlers
Outlines police efforts to prevent further horse rustling. States that Te Wananga also urges Maori to petition Parliament for change to the way animal pound notices are displayed as Maori often do not realise that their animals are being held at the pounds. States that printing the notices in English only disadvantages Maori and allows government officers to dispose of their animals without proper notice.
The oat gardens
Reports bad year for oat growers in the South Island.
A bridge for the Ahuriri river
Reports that the Native Minister has announced plans for a bridge to be built over the Ahuriri River. States that once work has commenced it will not be long before the work is completed.
Reports that people are impoverished and sick because the mining industry has closed down and left them with no means of support. Warns against not saving money in the good times to compensate for bad times.
Grey at Parakurutia, South Island
Outlines a meeting between Grey and Pakeha at Parakurutia at which support was expressed for Grey and his Government. Gives details of the speeches made.
The authority of the Queen and the English people
Reports the progress of the negotiations between Russia and Turkey and outlines some of the conditions imposed by England.
pp.129-130 New Zealand as a wheat-growing country
Concerns a report from the Sydney Morning Herald that provides statistical information on New Zealand's wheat growing endeavours.
[English translation included.]
pp.130-131 A heroic girl officer
Reports the heroic stance taken by a young Russian officer during the Turkish attack against the Russians at Kaceljevo. States that following his death, the burial party revealed that the officer was in fact a girl.
[English translation included.]
p.131 An Act to Repeal the Dog Nuisance Act, Session IV, No.18, of the Provincial Council of Wellington
Full translation in Maori of an earlier article, Vol.5, No.10-11:116.
[Letters to the Editor]
From Nōpera Kuikainga
Complaining about the animal pound. States that he saw his horses in the pound, but had not received any notification.
From Keremeneta Tauere
Query as to the whereabouts of his copies of Te Wananga, because he is missing some issues.
Reply from the Editor, that they send out copies to all people that request them and they are not to blame if the newspapers do not arrive.
pp.131-132 [Letter to the Editor]
From Rūtene Rōpiha and other signatories from Ngāti Tawhāiti, Ngāi Tahu, Ngāti Ruapani and Ngāti Kāhinu tribal groups
Contains 12 greetings to Grey and his new Government and to the Queen through which they remind Grey and Queen Victoria of their obligation to provide for both peoples living in New Zealand, Maori and Pakeha.
p.132 [Letters to the Editor]
From Porikapa Tamaihotua, Waipawa
Obituary for Rea Teaue, containing a brief whakapapa [genealogy].
From Retimana Kāma, Foxton
Obituary for Te Turere Tiweta, a leader from Ngāti Mutuahi, Rangitāne, Ngāti Kahungunu-ki-Wairarapa, Ngāti Marau and Ngāti Tangimoa.
From Pāora Taihaki, Tikitiki, Waiapu
Expresses a welcome to Grey and his new ministers and encourages people to hold fast to the ways of the Scriptures. States that the Lord will provide the best guidance for people.
pp.132-133 [Letter to the Editor]
From Te Rakatoatu
A funeral service for Bishop Williams
Details of the service given at Raukahikatea, Tūranganui [Gisborne]; contains a transcript of the sermon delivered by Archdeacon Williams and farewell speeches delivered by Rūtene Ahunuku, Tāmihana Ruatapu, Hāmi Mataora, Bishop Tuati and Ānaru Mātete.
pp.133-134 Notice
Letter of support for Te Wananga from the tribes of the East Coast from Te Māhia to Hicks Bay. Contains large list of signatories.
[English translation included.]
p.134 Department of Maori, Wellington
Contains a request for all Maori and half-caste Maori to comply with a forthcoming census of the Maori population.
Notice from Doctor Tera advising that he will be setting up in practice at Waiapu.
p.135 From Apehama Whakangā and other signatories
Includes a short obituary for Mere Hāmi Pōtangaroa.
Expresses support for an earlier letter asking for abolition of alcohol; lists the people who have been selected to serve as the Pōrangahau committee, and lists the regulations that have been set by the committee.
Horses for sale
Advertisement from Te Kirinini [R.Greening], advising a forthcoming horse sale.
£5 reward
From P.Maroni, offering a reward for information leading to the apprehension of an arsonist.
Hōhepa Pāka and Company
Advertising blacksmith services.
Advertisement from Te Wara and Co., manufacturer of greenstone jewellery.
p.136 Notice
From Ata T.Hatene, warning about poisons he will lay on his property.
[English translation included.]
A notice to Maori
Reminder notice for subscriptions, listing the yearly subscription as £1.2s.6d.
Notice from Maki Tonore and Parahi, advertising that they act as agents for the leasing and selling of Maori land.
The steamer Manaia
Contains timetable for service between Napier and Wairoa.
Cost [of subscription]
Subscription details for Te Wananga.
£100 reward
From W.J.Millar, requesting information concerning railway vandalism.
[English translation included.]
From Hēmi Roai, manufactures greenstone jewellery.
From Te Mira, warning Maori that it is illegal to play cards while travelling on the trains as per rule 31.
[Napier, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand]
Te Wananga is printed by Henry Hill and published by Hēnare Tōmoana.
[English translation included.]