Rāpopoto reo Pākehā
Pukapuka 5, Nama 7

p.73 A notice to Maori
Reminder notice for subscriptions, listing the yearly subscription as £1.2s.6d.
From Maki Tonoere, advising his services as a land agent.
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 all land leases should be registered.
p.74 Notice to all leaders, peoples and hapū [tribal groups]
From Hēnare Matua, advising a forthcoming meeting at Kahuranaki Marae, Te Hāpuku.
pp.74-75 [Editorial]
Discusses Maori tribal sovereignty and contains reference to early visits by Captain Cook.
Discusses land issues.
[English translation included.]
pp.75-76 Bishop Williams
Obituary to Bishop Williams, the Bishop of Waiapu.
[English translation more extensive than the Maori text.]
p.76 [News items]
The Pope in Rome
Announces the death of the Pope and contains a short obituary.
Death of a woman at Rotorua
Reports the death of a woman in one of the hot springs at Rotorua.
Reports that Russia continues to fight Turkey and that England has warned that they will not condone further fighting.
Reports the deaths of people and animals due to a heat wave.
A steamer for Whāingaroa and Mōkau
Announces that the Government has agreed to send a steamer carrying goods to the people of Whāingaroa and Mōkau.
The minister of the Anglican Church at Tauranga
Details the annual payment to the church minister at Tauranga by the Pakeha congregation.
The telephone
Discusses and describes the new invention that enables people to speak along a wire and be heard at the other end.
Maori woman suicide
Reports the suicide of a Maori woman after a disagreement with her husband.
The whales at Te Māhia
Reports that the people at Te Māhia have killed eight whales and states the price obtained for the oil.
Te Pātene, Wellington lawyer
Reports that a Wellington lawyer has been sent to jail for contempt of court.
p.77 [News items]
Mr Rees, M.P.
Reports that Mr Rees has completed his parliamentary work.
The railway to Hauraki
Reports that negotiations are under way for land to continue the railway from Waikato to Hauraki.
Mr. Sheehan
Reports his assurance to Maori that if Maori land officers are involved in dubious land dealings they will be forced to resign. States that this was met with approval from Maori.
Wētere of Mōkau
Reports that Wētere journeyed to Taranaki to meet Grey and Sheehan.
Te Whiti
Reports that Sheehan will go to Parihaka to meet Te Whiti.
The Chinese
Reports that 200 Chinese are coming to the South Island to work in the gold-fields.
Reports that Fijian people are drought-stricken and paying 1shilling each for large bottles or casks of water.
Bishop Selwyn's wife
Reports that Bishop Selwyn's wife has died.
The Governor
Reports that the Governor has sailed from Wellington to Auckland.
Governor Grey
Reports that Grey met with the people of Taranaki who were supportive of what he had to say.
Reports that Russian troops have amassed outside Turkey and that English warships are anchored outside the city of Constantinople.
Merino sheep in the South Island
Reports the amount of wool collected in the Canterbury area.
Fish stranding at Ōkārito
Reports that the reason for the stranding is not known.
Reports that Governor Grey journeyed to Wairarapa to meet with the people living there.
Reports that Grey has had a request for him to speak, from 800 Pakeha of Wellington.
pp.77-78 Report of the fighting between Russia and Turkey
Discusses the escalating war in Turkey and the English intervention. States that English warships have been instructed to sail to Constantinople.
p.78-79 Meeting at Ūawa
Discusses a large meeting held at Ūawa attended by 400 people. Contains a list of 21 issues discussed which include: children's schooling, strengthening Christianity on the East Coast, banning alcohol, electing offices for the area committee and parliamentary representation for the East Coast.
pp.79-80 [Letters to the Editor]
Some children for school
To the Editor of Te Wananga
Debate concerning the education of Maori children. Lists the speakers and their comments.
From Te Mitara, Taupō
Concerning a meeting that was held at Taupō and included people from Tokanu. Refers to allowing the Tokanu people to become part of the committee, the vote for committee members, a list of those who spoke, the tribal area of Tūwharetoa as within the committee jurisdiction. Discusses lands confiscated by the Crown, and the sending of a petition to the government concerning these lands.
From Wiremu Maihi Te Rangikāheke, Ōhinemutu, Rotorua
Expresses concern at the rise of Tāwhiao as a spiritual leader at the expense of the Christian god.
From Ani Hirini, Pakipaki
An announcement of the death of Peti Matehaere to inform all her relatives.
From Hōri Kawakura and other signatories, Whakatāne
Concerning a petition sent to parliament that states objection to a recent decision to allow the selling of alcohol in the Whakatāne area. States reasons why they feel it is inappropriate.
From Īhaka Paeone, Māhia
Concerns the Government building a road through Maori lands at Te Māhanga and Kōpuawhara and not utilising Pakeha land for the same purposes.
From Hāmi Maraetai, Mangakuta, Mahitaone [Masterton]
Compares the defeat of the seemingly invincible previous government to the defeat of Māui[ancient Maori hero] by Hine-nui-te-po [female guardian of the underworld]. Expresses appreciation of Te Wananga's work in providing Maori with a voice.
From Rīria Pāora Toarangatira, Te Wāka Te Koi and Tāmihana Tūnui, West Coast
Obituary for a Tainui leader, Pāora Toa. States that he was the grandson of Tuperoa and a great leader, the last of his generation.
pp.81-82 From Wairākau Memakuri, Whanganuiatara
Concerns a dance held to raise funds for people of Africa. Expresses praise for the Maori and Pakeha who participated.
p.82 A warm welcome to Governor Grey and his colleagues from all the Maori people of the North and South Islands.
Contains messages of support for both Grey and Sheehan as the two new saviours of Maori and Pakeha. Expresses hopes that these two will ensure increased standards of living for both groups and spiritual and physical wellbeing. Acknowledges the Queen of England and expresses continued support for her and her descendants. Contains large list of named people who support the letter, including Hēnare Matua and others.
p.83 [Advertisement]
From Tāreha Te Moananui and other signatories, Waiohiki
To the Editor of Te Wananga
Expresses support for the new Government, and issues a warning to government officials not to come into their area, as they are not trusted. Concludes with an invitation for all tribes to unite with those of Ngāti Kahungunu.
Horses for sale
Advertisement from Wī Matua, advising forthcoming sale.
[English translation included.]
Notice from Te Wara and Co., advertising the manufacture of jewellery from greenstone.
p.84 £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.
Hōhepa Pāka and company
Advertising blacksmith services.
The steamer Manaia
Contains timetable for service between Napier and Wairoa.
Advertisement from Colledge and Co., advertising printing services.
From Te Wananga, explaining the subscription rates.
[Napier, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand]
Te Wananga is printed by Henry Hill and published by Hēnare Tōmoana.
[English translation included.]