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VOL. 1 ] NEPIA, HATAREI; HEPETEMA 6, 1879. [No: 40.
HE KUPU WHAKAHOKI KI NGA HOA TUHI MAI.
Kua tae mai te reta i tuhia mai i Taranaki mo nga mahi kei
Parihaka, me etahi atu reta maha hoki; otira e kore e taea te
panui i aua reta i tenei putanga o te Waka.
He kia atu nei ki nga Maori o Whareponga, o Otuauri, o
Oruru, o Popoti, o Makarika, o etahi atu kainga hoki o reira,
me homai e ratou a ratou moni mo te Waka Maori ki a
Tuta Nihoniho, mana e tuku mai ki a matou. Kua kore a
Teone Hatingi e mahi i taua mahi inaianei
Ko Hata te Kani kua rite hei tangata tango moni mo te
" Waka, " i nga Maori o Petane, o Tangoio, a Aropaoanui, o
Ko Teone Tatarana o Mohaka, kua waiho hei tangata tango
moni mo te WAKA MAORI.
Te Waka Maori. ______
NEPIA, HATAREI, HEPETEMA 6, 1879.
KUA oti e matou te ki atu ki o matou hoa Maori ko
te ra Pootitanga mema Pakeha mo te takiwa i te
taha ki Ngaruroro hei te Wenerei, te 10 o nga ra o
Ko tenei e hiahia ana matou kia ata whakaaro
marire nga Maori o konei ki a matou korero
e korero ai matou akuanei ki a ratou mo
taua mahi. No te Manei kua taha nei i
karangatia ai te ingoa o te Hihana hei mema
mo te takiwa ki Waihou, a kaore he tangata i tu ki
te tauwhainga ki a ia; no kona ka kiia e te kai-wha-
kahaere, o te pootitanga kua tu rawa ia hei mema mo
taua wahi. Na, ahakoa, kua tu ia mo taua wahi e '
NOTICES AND ANSWERS TO CORRESPONDENTS.
The letter from Taranaki re the Parihaka business, and a
number of others, have been received, but we cannot publish
them in this issue.
The Natives of Whareponga, Otuauri, Oruru, Popoti, Ma-
karika, and other settlements adjacent thereto, are informed
that Tuta Nihoniho will receive their subscriptions to the
Waka and forward them to us. Mr. John Harding is not now
acting for us...
Hata te Kani will receive subscriptions for the Waka from
the Natives of Petane, Tangoio, Aropaoanui, and Moeangiangi.
John Sutherland, Esq, of Mohaka, is authorised to receive
subscriptions on account of the WAKA MAORI.
Te Waka Maori.
NAPIER, SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, 1879.
As we have already informed our Native readers, the
Polling day for a Pakeha member to represent the
Clive district will take place on Wednesday next, the
10th day of September instant.
Now, we desire the Maories of Hawke's Bay to
consider calmly and dispassionately what we are
about to say to them, on this subject. Mr. Sheehan
was nominated on Monday last for the Thames
district, and, as no candidate came forward to oppose
him, he was of course declared duly elected for that
district. Notwithstanding this, he now comes forward
to contest the Clive seat against Mr. Ormond; not
that he has any intention of representing the Clive