Abstract
Volume 5, No. 21
18780525


 
p.261 Advertisement from Rēneti and Co., listing the clothing items available from their store.
Notice to all people of New Zealand, Wairarapa, Taranaki, Napier and Gisborne
From Mr Rees, lawyer of Napier, advising that all land leases must be registered.
Notice from Raraka and Parahi, advising the guns and related accessories they have for sale.
Notice from Doctor Tera, advising that he will be setting up in practice at Waiapu.
p.262 Notice to correspondents to Te Wananga
From the Editor
A warning to all correspondents that their letters must be signed, so that readers may know who they are and judge the opinions accordingly.
pp.262-263 [Editorial]
Discusses a letter that outlines the harm done by a Pakeha who poisoned Maori-owned dogs living at Mataikono. Explains that the Pakeha crept into the Maori village at night and poisoned the dogs. Contains a copy of the letter.
[English translation included.]
p.263 The news
The inspector of the Russian warships at sea
Reports that Admiral Honehi [?] has begun the removal of captured Russian warships.
The supreme leader of the German people
Reports the German leader, Bismarck, as ordering Russia not to attempt war with England, as it will cause great harm to all concerned, including Russian people.
The canal [Suez] between the Mediterranean Sea and the Red Sea
Reports the English stating that England will support France in building the canal.
England and Russia
Reports that Russia has changed her mind and will now begin talks with England concerning Turkey.
The head of the English State Department
Reports that the State Department has told the people of Metitone [Montenegro?] that England has no immediate plans to fight with Russia.
Russia's message
States that if the English warships return to Turkey, Russian troops will return to occupy the Turkish town.
Russia and Germany
Reports that Germany and Austria will not accept any fighting between England and Russia.
Russian officers ill
Reports that a third Russian officer has taken ill, and lists the three names.
The Russian soldiers
Reports that many of the soldiers are weak, starving and suffering from battle fatigue and many have died.
English troops boarded the warships
Reports that troops from India have embarked for England in preparation for war with Russia.
English opinion concerning Pakeha settlers in the Pacific Ocean countries
Reports that English Government is concerned for the safety of Pakeha settlers in New Zealand and Australia if Russia should attack.
A fence post-hole borer
Reports that a new machine has been invented in Melbourne that will drill 130 fence post holes in one hour.
Constantinople
Reports that Turkey will not agree that Russia obtains the cities of Humana [?] and Wana [Plevna?], but will agree to allow Bulgaria to have them.
p.264 [News items]
Governor Grey
Reports that Tā Hōne Kooti [Sir John Cootes? Court?] has come to see Grey in Auckland and that Grey has gone to Wellington.
Explosion in ammunitions factory
Reports that many people have been killed in an explosion in a French ammunitions factory.
Russia
Reports that Russian soldiers have moved near to Constantinople.
The Russian newspapers
Reports that Russian editors are not giving much space to news concerning any war between Russia and England, perhaps because Russia realises England has not made any statement.
The New Zealand Government
Reports that the Government has been preoccupied with news of Russia and has neglected matters at home.
The Russian leader, and the Rusian people living in the city of Kuini [?]
Reports that the Russian leader will return to Russia and send word back to England concerning the war.
The Queen
Reports that the Queen inspected her troops and 16,000 raised a salute to her.
An earthquake
Reports that 1,600 people died in an earthquake in Wanikura [?].
The Russian soldiers and the English warships
Reports that Russian troops remain stationed outside the Turkish capital and English warships have arrived. Reports that Turkey is angry the Russian troops remain outside their city.
Russia buys ships
Reports that Russia has purchased warships from America, and is goading England with the news.
A hardy race
Report from the Times concerning the stoicism of the Montenegrin people.
[English translation included.]
pp.264-265 Bee-keeping
Report from the Telegraph discussing the profitablity of honey production in America.
[English translation included.]
p.265 Discovery of gold in Hawke's Bay
Report from the Telegraph concerning gold deposits found on the Ruataniwha Plains at the foot of the Ruahine Ranges.
[English translation included.]
Natives of the islands near New Guinea
Reports from the Hawke's Bay Herald concerning the forthcoming publication of the journals of the Rev. George Brown, a Wesleyan missionary, who served in New Britain and New Ireland.
[English translation included.]
pp.265-266 Claim to land by Paratene Pōtoti's children
Concerns the reoccupation of the Waipuni block at Poverty Bay, following an appeal lodged against the Native Land Court decision.
[English translation included.]
p.266 [News items]
Native reserves
Reports that the Government has moved to prevent sale of Native reserves.
[English translation included.]
Episode in the war at the Cape
Report from the Somersetshire Gazette concerning an incident at the Cape of Good Hope.
[English translation included.]
pp.266-267 Memorial to the Queen
Reports that a petition was sent to the Queen of England concerning practices of the Church.
[English translation included.]
p.267 Sugar maple
Reports that steps have been taken to introduce the sugar maple into New Zealand.
[English translation included.]
High wind
Report concerning the destruction caused by high winds in the Greymouth area.
[English translation included.]
Discovery of gold
Report from the Greymouth Evening Star concerning a gold discovery in the South Island.
[English translation included.]
pp.268-269 [News items]
The famine in China
Report from the London Spectator concerning a famine in China that is affecting 70 million people.
[English translation included.]
p.269 Reports from the Native Affairs Committee
Advises that Te Wananga has provided a Maori translation of the parliamentary speeches so that Maori will know what is being discussed in the House.
Petition from Hōne Kiwa and others, concerning the Native Land Court and asking that legislation be passed to ensure the problems caused by the Court proceedings are remedied.
The Committee replies that the House will carefully consider this petition and others similar, when drafting new legislation.
Petition from Tākerei Te Nawe and others, containing a submission to the House concerning the current Native Land Court legislation.
The Committee replies that the House will carefully consider the petition along with others similar when drafting new legislation.
Petition from Wī Pere and others, containing a submission to the House concerning the current Native Land Court legislation.
The Committee replies that the House will carefully consider the petition along with others similar when drafting new legislation.
Petition from Wī Kātene Te Mapu and others, containing a submission to the House concerning the Native Land Court legislation currently before it.
The Committee replies that the House will carefully consider the petition along with others similar when drafting new legislation.
Petition from Rāpata Tukere, containing a submission to the House concerning the curent Native Land Court legislation.
The Committee replies that the House will carefully consider the petition along with others similar when drafting new legislation.
Petition from Pāora Tūhaere and others, containing a submission to the House concerning the current Native Land Court legislation.
The Committee replies that the House will carefully consider the petition along with others similar when drafting new legislation.
p.270 Petition from Hōri Kawakura and others, containing a submission to the House concerning the current Native Land Court legislation.
The Committee replies that the House will carefully consider the petition along with others similar when drafting new legislation.
Petition from Toha Rahurahu and others, concerns the current Native Land Court legislation and asks that 12 Maori be selected by the Chief Justice to act as agents in their area.
The Committee replies that the House will carefully consider the petition along with others similar when drafting new legislation.
Petition from Īhaka Tekateka and others, concerning the wrongful sale of land at Rai, between Hoiere at Whakatū [Nelson].
Reply from the Committee states that due to the magnitude of the problem they will not be able to make an early decision.
Petition from Hare Ākuhata and others, concerning lands wrongfully distributed by the Native Land Court at Ōhaeawai, Northland.
Reply from the Committee states that they are not familiar with the settlement reached and will place the matter before the House.
[Letters to the Editor]
From Wiremu Kāwhena Tauwhitu, Whāngārei
Concerns a case of muru tahae [plunder for compensation] that occurred following adultery. Lists the names of the perpetrators.
From Ihakara Rangiāhua and other signatories
Concerns a notice describing the method for Maori to petition Parliament that appeared in Te Wananga Vol.5, No.18:204-207. States that the paper required that their names be printed on the letter, so they are submitting them now, and that the names of all people in Aotearoa [New Zealand] should be added to give strength to the petition. Discusses the worth of the 53 recommendations stated in the earlier letter.
p.271 [Letters to the Editor]
From Timi Wāta Rimini and two others [named], Maketū
Expresses agreement with Rees, the Napier Lawyer, concerning his warning about having land leases properly drawn and verified.
From Nōpera Kuikainga
Reply to an earlier letter written by Horomona Tūkati [Vol.5, No.16: 183] concerning the encroachment of railways on to Maori land. Also discusses the new Government.
From H.Mahuika, Kaiapoi
Reports the marriage of Atare Puruti to Mīria Puruti held at Rāpaki. Describes the ceremony and the feast, and names several of the guests who participated in the ceremony.
Notice
From Tāreha Te Moananui, Waiohiki, warning against trespassing or shooting birds on land in Hawke's Bay. Lists the boundaries of the lands in question.
[English translation included.]
Notice to all Maori people
From A.W.Paromapira [?], advising his intention to practise as a lawyer in Gisborne.
p.272 Notice
From H.Monotihi, advising a forthcoming horse auction.
Notice from Paramena Ngawiki, Te Aute, describing his missing horse and offering a £2 reward for information leading to its return.
Notice from A.Pita, advertising a carriage for sale.
Notice to the Maori people of New Zealand and the Pakeha of our lands
From Mānihera Rangitakaiwaho and other signatories, Pākōwhai, Napier
States that their investigation to substantiate the Maori owners of the land block at Mangateretere has been completed, and the block will go before the Land Court.
Advertisement from Hēmi Roai, manufacturer of greenstone jewellery.
Caution notice
From Karaitiana Takamoana and other signatories, concerning the shooting of birds in the areas of Pākōwhai, and warning that they have not given permission for this to occur this year.
Notice from Maki Tonore and Parahi, advertising that they act as agents for the leasing and selling of Maori land.
Advertisement from Te Wara and Company, manufacturers of greenstone jewellery.
A notice to Maori
Reminder notice for subscriptions, and lists the yearly subscription as £1.2s.6d.
Cost [of subscription]
Subscription details for Te Wananga.
[Napier, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand]
Te Wananga is printed by Henry Hill and published by Hēnare Tōmoana.
[English translation included.]