He whakamoemiti tenei naku ki nga hunga matau
e tuku korero nei kia te "Wananga, A, he whaka-
moemiti hoki naku kia te Wananga, mo tona kaha
ki te pikau i te hanga nei a te korero.
Karanama Waitangi Harawira.
E tino whakaae ana matou ki nga kupu i runga ake nei a to matou hoa tuhi mai. E ahu nei mo nga Kura, me te akiaki ki nga matua Maori katoa, te tikanga o te tuku i a ratou tamariki, ki te Kura, me te titiro ano, e haere auau ana ratou, a e mahi pai ana te Kai-whakaako i roto a te Kura mo te tae rawa ake ki nga tau a muri ake nei, ka whaka-, moemiti ratou, kaua ia ki o ratou matua anake mo te tuku- nga i a ratou, otiia, ki to Kai-whakaako ano hoki mo te whakaakotanga. Ko etahi Kura Maori tera pea e heke te nama, otiia, ko to matou i Pakowhai nei, kei te ata haere ake. Etita Wananga.
KUA PUTA te Panuitanga ki nga Mirihia i Wai- kato, kua whakamutua ta ratou mahi, koa ratou pu me a ratou mea katoa o te whawhai me whakahoki ki te toa tu ai, ko te mea nana i mea tenei mea kia meatia na te hui a Ta Tanara Makarini raua ko te Kingi.
E KI ANA, te Pepa o Taranaki Pepuere 24. E whakaatu ana te Pepa a te Akuihi o Whiti, te unga ki te awa o Riwuka, o tetahi rakau-tahi tino pai ra- wa atu, ko Era te ingoa, e rua tekau ma rima nga tana, i rere mai i Hiini, he takoha tapae na Ta Ha- kurihi Ropitini ma Ratu Timoti. He kaipuke tino tere rawa atu, ko tona kapene he nui rawa atu te whakapaipai* o roto, kua whakaaturia ano kia matou. E ki ana taua Pepa, kua hokona e Kuune a te Raraina, i runga o te mana o te Kuini, ara hei takoha tapae ano. kia Kingi Kakapu.
E KI ANA a te Haku Pei Herara o Maehe 13 kaa patua mai ki te waea e ta ratou kai tuhi mai-o Tauranga, i nanahi, a te Kuna, koia tenei ko te we- nerei a te Huna i hoki mai ai i Whakatane. E 800 o nga Maori nana i karanga a Ta Tanara Makarini i waenganui, o te nui o te haringa, ko te Urewera te iwi i whai korero. A e tino pai ana te whakahoki a Ta Tanara Makarini kia ratou, kaore atu tetahi mea whakararuraru, i roto i a te Urewera. He Whare pai he mea whakairo, tena pea e 600 tangata mo ro- to, kua tuwhera he nui hoki te pai o te meatanga i te Kawanga, he nui hoki te kai, kua mea rawa te tika- nga o te Kuru Temepara i roto o nga Maori kaore rawa he mea whakahaurangi e whakaaetia ana ki rei ra, ka rere a te Runa me Ta Tanara Makarini a te wa tuatahi e pai ai te moana kia kite ia te Arawa katoa
KO TE WITI raua ko te Oti i nga wahi o Kaiapoi e tino taumaha aua. He patiki oti na Te Hooro i e patunga ai puta ana 91 puhera ki te eka kotahi.
No TE 17 o te marama nei i tae mai ai a Henare Mataa, me nga Maori o te taha ki uta ki Pakowhai ki te tangi kia Paneta te tataa a Henare Tomoana.
A. NO TE 18 ano hoki nga Maori o Mohaka, Wa ikari, o Moeangiangi, o Aropaoanui o Tangoio, Petani i tae mai ai ki Pakowhai ki te tangi ano. I greatly praise wise people, that send Corres- pondence to the Wananga, its strength in carrying this Correspondence as a load.
Karanama Waitangi Harawira. We agree entirely to the above words of our Correspon- dent with regard to Schools, and would impress upon all * Maori parents the necessity of sending their children to School, and also seeing that they attend regularly ana that the Master works well in School, so that in after years they will be thankful, not only to their parents for sending them, but also to the teacher for instructing, some Maori Schools may fail in numbers, but ours at Pakowhai still goes steadily on.
Editor Wananga. A notification has been issued to the Militia in the Waikato that their services are dispensed with, and their armony are to be returned into store. This happy result was doubtless principally brought about by the recent amicable Meeting between Sir Donald McLean and the Kingites.
THE Taranaki News February 24th. says :That the Fiji Argus reports the arrival at Levuka harbour of a very handsome cutter yacht named the Era, twenty-five tons from Sydney, as a present from Sir Hercules Robinson to Ratu Timothy. She is a remarkably fast sailer, and her cabin decorations are exceedingly tasteful. We are informed, (Says the same Paper) that the Schooner Lurline has been purchased on account of Her Majesty the Queen as a presentation to His Ex-Majesty Cakobau.
THE Hawke's Bay Herald, March 13rd says: Our Tauranga Correspondent Telegraphed yesterday to us as follows The Luna returned from Whaka- taane on Wednesday. Sir Donald McLean was received by 800 Natives amidst great rejoicings. The Urewera tribe spoke freely, and Sir Donald McLean answered them with, great effect. There are no further bickering amongst the Ureweras. A grand and elaborately carved building, capable of holding 600 people has been opened with, great pomp and ceremony. Provisions were liberally provided. The effects of good Templarism amongst the Maoris are significant, nothing intoxicating being permitted. The Luna leaves here with. Sir Donald McLean on the first change of weather to meet the whole of the Arawa tribe.
THE crops about Christchurch, are very heavy. A paddock of oats of the Hon. I. Hall's yielded on thrashing out no less than 91 bushels per acre.
ON THE 17th instant, Henry Matua, and inland Natives arrived at Pakowhai to hold a (tangi) over Paneta the son of Henry Tomoana.
AND ON THE 18th also the Natives from Mohaka, Waikari, Moeangiangi, Aropaoanui, Tangoio and Petani arrived at Pakowhai to hold also a (tangi.)