Abstract
Volume 2, No. 6
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pp.21-22 Editorial, continuing discussion from Vol. 2, No. 4, about the cultivation and trade benefits of wheat and flax fibre, the process of barter, the status and reputation gained in the eyes of the Pakeha from honest hard work, with an example of the benefits of a good price from the sale of pigs.
pp.22-23 How will the Maori overcome [the old ways]?
Explanation that the purpose of this newspaper is to educate Maori about the customs and practices of Pakeha and to assist them to become like Pakeha. The example is given of Ngāti Pāoa at Pūtiki becoming a fine settlement with a church and the amenities of Pakeha life, and the example is extended to Ngā Puhi and Waikato. Attributes this progress to the work of God.
p.23 Maori practices
Describes the practice of marketing seafood and fish at Nuaka, Hokianga, and the argument over fishing rights with Ngāpō of Ngāti Korokoro.
pp.23-24 [Notices]
From the Editor commenting that while some people think Pakeha are trying to accumulate the possessions of Maori, Maori are accumulating the possessions of God.
From the Editor approving Te Tere's business of marketing flax and his advertising in the newspaper.
From Te Tere, Te Puru, exchange rates of money or goods for bulk flax.
p.24 Letters to the Editor
From Mānihera, Waikato River mouth
Wants publication of the monetary contribution from the congregation at Pēhiakura, Waikato, for missionary work to those without biblical education.
Notice from the Governor requesting information leading to the location of his missing horses.