Rāpopoto reo Pākehā
Pukapuka 3, Nama 9
18611202


 
[p.1] Almanac
Notice giving publication and subscription details
A week of prayer for the Churches of the whole world
Cites a letter received after a large interdenominational gathering overseas asking New Zealand Churches to observe a week of prayer in January. Suggests topics of prayer for each day.
pp.2-3 The work of the Holy Spirit in Jamaica
Cites a report given to the Wesleyan Conference in England about religious conversions amongst the people of Jamaica. Describes changes evident in people affected by the Holy Spirit.
Editorial comment asks when this will happen in New Zealand, and advises that the Spirit is waiting for them to call out to him.
pp.3-4 The true Church
Identifies signs of the true Church. Argues that certain Roman Catholic popes cannot have been true ministers of God.
Includes scriptural quotation.
Letter from Hēnare Rāwiti and Hōne Hiki, of the council of Paikea
Discusses the presentation to Paikea of land and stock at Te Wairoa by Te Tirarau. Records speeches to Paikea's representatives by Hāmiora Piopio, Te Kaha, Hōri Tāhua, Manukau and Matikikuha.
Includes two whakataukī [proverbs].
Signs of good and bad weather
Discusses, for readers planning to travel, the forecasting of weather by observing the sky and activities of birds and animals.
A fable
From Waata
Story about a cat and a rat which contains a message to those who have benefited from the work of ministers and then go in search of better things elsewhere.