Rāpopoto reo Pākehā
Pukapuka 5, Nama 4

p.37 A notice to Maori
Reminder notice for subscriptions, listing the yearly subscription as £1.2s.6d.
From Maki Tonoere, advising his services as a land agent.
From Rēneti and Co., listing the clothing items available from their store.
From Wiremu Mākarini, describing the horse he has for sale.
From Paerani and company, advising services as a gunsmith, and sale of guns, gunpowder and gun licenses.
pp.37-39 [Editorial]
Discusses an article that appeared in the Daily Telegraph concerning registration of voters. States that the Telegraph has misquoted the Te Wananga article.
[English translation included.]
p.39 [Editorial]
Discusses a speech given by Mr. Frederick Sutton and states that Te Wananga has found little of relevance to report.
[English only.]
[News items]
Come to Waikato
Announces the forthcoming journey by Governor Grey to Waikato.
House fire at Wellington
Describing a fire in a hotel at Wellington that also consumed the railway station at Poueke.
Te Māhia, Waikawa
Announces the opening of the lighthouse at Waikawa.
p.40 Railway from Auckland through to Kumeu
Announces that in two months the railway from Auckland to the head of the Waitematā harbour will be completed.
Reports that a horse was struck by lightning at Rangiora.
Describes the aftermath of fierce winds in the Wairarapa.
The lands of the North Island and the South Island
Reports that only 20,000,000 acres of land remain in Maori ownership.
Karaitihata [Christchurch?]
Reports that strong winds have damaged the wheat fields at Christchurch.
The wharves at Papatu
Reports the cost of building wharves at Takapau.
The Customs department
Lists the total customs revenues for the years 1876 and 1877.
The negotiations
Reports that Turkey and Russia have met and are negotiating peace.
Reports that the British Parliament has agreed to fund British troops in the war between Turkey and Russia, if the war escalates.
Reports that Turkey is concerned because England is not at war with Russia, and that England is not laying the fault with either Turkey or Russia, but wants the war ended.
The Queen
Reports that the Queen hopes that peace will be everlasting between Turkey and Russia.
Karaitiana and Ormond
Concerns a judgement over the wrongful taking of lands in the Hawke's Bay area not yet complete.
Reports that Tāwhiao requested that Governor Grey and Sheehan go to Waikato, not to Wairarapa as planned.
Te Kōpua
Reports that the train now travels from Napier to Te Kōpua.
Tākerei Te Rau
Obituary for Tākerei Te Rauanganga, Waikato. States that the people of Waikato were disappointed with Te Wananga for not writing an acknowledgement of their respected elder.
Austria and England
Reports that the Queen of England and the King of Austria have sent word that they should be allowed to join in with the peace negotiations between Turkey and Russia.
p.41 The tribal peoples at the Cape of Good Hope
Reports that Europeans have murdered tribal peoples in this area.
Governor Grey
Reports Grey's forthcoming trip to Auckland.
The peace negotiations
States that if Russia and Turkey do not successfully negotiate peace, England will have to intervene.
Mr. Stout
Announces that he will stand as a minister in Grey's Government.
Parliament resuming
Announces the start of the parliamentary session for the year.
Discusses a dispute over 800 acres of land in Waikato between Te Ngākau and Captain Hakehana [?], and states that Rewi Maniapoto agrees that the land is owned by Hakehana.
Death at Te Wairoa
Concerns a child who died in a deep pool at the mouth of the river.
The Queen of England's telegram
Concerns a telegram written to the King of Turkey chastising him for not making an attempt at peace with Russia.
Muriwhenua ki Ngā Puhi
Details the auction of land at Cape Rēinga at which 56,530 acres was sold.
Te Māhia
Concerns a whale hunt at Te Māhia and contains a reference to the legend of Tinirau.
The vote
States that Te Wananga will issue a special election edition.
The Native Land Court
Discusses changes that are to be made to Maori land administration system by the new Government.
pp.41-43 [Letter to the Editor]
A large meeting at Kaiwhaikī, Whanganui
Report of a gathering at Kaiwhaikī, the purpose of which was to discuss support for Governor Grey and Sheehan, the new Minister of Native Affairs. States that Horima Kātene was the Chairman and contains the speeches of other speakers, which all express support for the new administration.
pp.43-45 Native meeting at Taupō
Details a meeting on Christmas day that discusses issues including adopting all government strategies, discontinuance of the Tariao religion in the Taupō area, establishing a council under the authority of the Government, removal of a school to a new location and that Christmas day be celebrated every year in the Taupō area.
[English translation included.]
pp.45-46 Te Aute College Trust
A continuation of the report the Public Petitions Committee concerning the management of Te Aute College.
[English translation included.]
p.46-47 Advertisement
From Tāreha Te Moananui and other signatories, Waiohiki
To the Editor of Te Wananga
Expresses support for the new Government, and issues a warning to government officials not to come into their area, as they are not trusted. Concludes with an invitation for all tribes to unite with those of Ngāti Kahungunu.
[English translation included.]
p.47 Advertisement
Requesting Pakeha fishmongers to sell their wares at Bridge Pā.
[English translation included.]
Horses for sale
Advertisement from Wī Matua, advising a forthcoming sale.
[English translation included.]
Trespass notice from Nepe Te Apatu.
[English translation included.]
Animal trespass notice from Nepe Te Apatu.
[English translation included.]
From H.Pāka and Co., advising blacksmith services.
From Nikora, debt collection notice.
From Hēmi Roai, manufactures greenstone jewellery.
p.48 £100 reward
From W.J.Millar, requesting information concerning detection of railway vandalism.
[English translation included.]
From Rāpata Wirikini, advising the stud fees for the horse `Little John'.
Advises the fares and schedule for the steamer, Manaia.
From Te Wara and Company, manufacturers of greenstone jewellery.
From Te Mira, warning Maori that it is illegal to play cards while travelling on the trains as per rule 31.
From Colledge and Co., advertising printing services.
From Te Wananga, outlining the subscription rates.
[Napier, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand]
Te Wananga is printed by Henry Hill and published by Hēnare Tōmoana.
[English translation included.]