Rāpopoto reo Pākehā
Pukapuka 1, Nama 48

p.1 Terms of subscription and advertising [in English]
Reward from Wiremu Hikihona (William Hickson) for the return of his horse.
Reward of £3 from Wiremu Tāmati (William Thomas) for the return of his horse.
From Adam Burnes, notice of bank interest rates.
Reward of £6 from Waikōkopu for the return of his horse.
From DYN, notice of mare found.
pp.2-3 To bring forth a king
Editorial discussing the suggestion for Te Honiana Puni to be king for Maori with the answer that Maori destiny lies with Pakeha, the Queen, and the Governor.
Continues, from Vol. 1, No. 46, the publication of 25 supporting and opposing speeches from the meeting regarding Maori development. Includes some waiata [songs].
pp.3-4 Letters to the Editor
From Heteraka Ōtene and Rangihawepou, Poronui, Waitōtara
Death notice about Rēweti.
Recounts how an ancestral adze was used to dig a garden but nothing would grow and then the adze disappeared. Accounts for the adze being brought from Hawaiki by Turi and Potoru and relates their arrival.
Discusses the appropriateness of derision.
From Te Ahitara Tangatangata and Te Wātikene, Moutoa, Manawatū
A poroporoakī [farewell speech] and waiata [lament] to Rāwiri Pūaha.
From Tiripa Te Hopu, Horowhenua
A poroporoakī [farewell speech] and waiata [lament] to Himiona Te Hopu.
p.4 A tangi [lament] for Tākerei from his wife Marata Taupunakohe
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