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VOL. 1 ] NEPIA, HATAREI. AKUHATA 30, 1879. [No. 39.
HE KUPU WHAKAHOKI KI NGA HOA TUHI MAI.
He ki atu tenei ki nga Maori o Whareponga, o Otuauri, o
Oruru, 6 Popoti, o Makarika, o etahi atu kainga hoki o reira,
me homai e ratou a ratou moni mo te Waka Maori ki a
Tuta Nihoniho, mana e tuku mai ki a matou. Kua kore a
Teone Hatingi e mahi i taua mahi inaianei
Ko Hata te Kani kua rite hei tangata tango moni mo te
" Waka, " i nga Maori o Petane, o Tangoio, a Aropaoanui, o
Ko Teone Tatarana o Mohaka, kua waiho hei tangata tango
moni mo te WAKA MAORI.
____Te Waka Maori. _______
NEPIA, HATAREI, AKUHATA 30, 1879.
HE tikanga tenei e kitea ana i tenei motu, ko nga
Maori whakararuraru tikanganga koroke turituri,
arai i nga tikanga e kake ai te motuko nga tu
tangata ena e ata whakaarohia ana e te Kawanatanga.
Ko aua tu tangata i manaakitia, i whakapatia, i ha-
painga ki nga turanga e whiwhi ai ratou i te rawa;
tena, ko nga rangatira noho tonu i runga i te pai me
te aroha, i uru hoki ki nga mahi whakanui i te motu,
ara i a ratou mahi tuku whenua hei nohoanga Pakeha,
ko nga tangata ena i waiho kia noho noa iho ana i
runga i te rawakoretanga. E kore matou e whaka-
pai ki tena tikanga. He mea whakanui ia i te mana
o aua tu tangata whakararuraru tikanga e nui ai
to ratou maua i roto i o ratou iwi, e
ahei ai hoki ratou te whakakino tikanga;
NOTICES AND ANSWERS TO CORRESPONDENTS.
The Natives of Whareponga, Otuauri, Oruru; Popoti, Ma-
karika, and other settlements adjacent thereto, are informed
that Tuta Nihoniho will receive their subscriptions to the
Waka and forward them to us. Mr. John Harding is not now
acting for us.
Hata te Kani will receive subscriptions for the Waka from
the Natives of Petane, Tangoio, Aropaoanui, and Moeangiangi.
John Sutherland, Esq, of Mohaka, is authorised to receive
subscriptions on account of the WAKA MAORI.
____Te Waka Maori.
NAPIER, SATURDAY, AUGUST 30, 1879.
IT has frequently been observed that Natives who
have made themselves the most troublesomenoisy
fellows who have striven to obstruct the progress of
settlementhave received the most consideration
from the Government. They have been petted and
flattered, and made the recipients of substantial
favors in the shape of office and accompanying emolu-
ments; whilst many peaceably disposed and loyal
chiefs, who have largely assisted in promoting the
settlement of the country by encouraging the sale of
land, have been allowed to remain in obscurity and,
in some cases, comparative poverty. We do not
believe in a policy like that. It has always increased
the influence and power for evil of such malcontents,
and has given rise to a sense of injustice in the