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TE WAKA MAORI O NIU TIRANI .

"KO TE TIKA, KO TE PONO, KO TE AROHA." VOL. 10.] PO NEKE, TUREI, PEPUERE 10, 1874. - [No. 3. HE KUPU WHAKAATU KI NGA HOA TUHI MAI. He moni kua tae mai:— £ s. d. 1874.—Wi Wharepa, Waitangi, Whare- kauri ... ... ... O 10 O Rev. James Buller, Christchurch, Kaiapoi (No. 1) ... ... O 10 O Riria Te Ririkotahi, Rakarana, Wai- kato (No. 1) ... ... O 10 O Arama Karaka Haututu o Otamatea, Kaipara (No. 1) ... ... O 10 O Na H. W. Brabant, Kai-whakawa i tuku mai mo:— Hetaraka o Whakatane, Te Hata o Te Kaha, taha ki Opotiki; Wiremu Kingi o Torere, taha ki Opotiki; Te Tatana o Ma- raenui, taha ki Opotiki (No. 1) 2 O O Hutana Taru o Waipiro, Tokomaru, Te Rawhiti (No. 1) ... O 10 O Paurini Karamu o Tokaanu, Taupo (No. 1) ... ... ... O 10 O Na W. J. Birch, o Patea, ituku mai mo:— Kingi Topia, Hakopa Te Ahunga, Horima Paerau, me Ihakara ... 2 O O Kohiti, o Patea katoa (No. 1) Ma te Kereru, Nepia £700 I tera putanga o te Waka i ki matou kua tukua mai e nga Maori o Whanganui tetahi reta roa, he mea whakaatu mai ko nga Maori o reira kua kohikohi moni mo te hanganga i tetahi rori atu i Hiruharama ka hanga atu ki Tongariro. E ki ana taua reta kua tu te hui a nga Maori ki Hiruharama mo taua mea i te 19 o Tihema kua taha nei; a he nui nga tangata i korero i taua hui, ko a ratou korero i whakapaua katoatia ki roto ki taua reta. I rite katoa nga kai-korero te whakapai ki taua rori kia mahia, i kaha hoki ratou te tohe kia kohikohia he moni i roto i a ratou hei apiti ki a te Kawanatanga e wha rau pauna, £400, e ki ana ratou e hoatu ana e te Kawanatanga. Engari ko etahi i ahua whakaaroaro, i ki kati pea nga moni e homai e nga Maori ko nga " moni keeti" me ka haere ratou i roto i nga " keeti" i taua rori. I te mutunga ka kohikohia nga moni £38 5s. E toru te kau ma iwa, 39, tonu nga tangata nana aua moni, ko o ratou ingoa kua tuhia mai ki roto ki taua reta. Tera atu hoki etahi moni e homai e etahi atu tangata. I korerotia ano i taua hui te tikanga whakaakoranga tamariki, NOTICES AND ANSWERS TO CORRESPONDENTS. Subscriptions received:— £ s. d. 1874.—Wi Wharepa, Waitangi, Chatham Islands ... ... ... O IO O Rev. James Buller, Christchurch, (No. 1.) ... ... ... O IO O Riria Te Ririkotahi, Raglan, (No, 1) O 10 O Arama Karaka Haututu, of Ota- matea, Kaipara, (No. 1) ... O 10 O From H. W. Brabant, Esq., R.M. For Hetaraka, of Whakatane, Bay of Plenty; Te Hata, of Te Kaha, near Opotiki; Wi- remu Kingi, of Torere, near Opotiki, and Te Tatana, of Maraenui, near Opotiki, (each No.1) ... ... ... 2 O O Hutana Taru, Waipiro Bay, Toko- maru, East Coast (No. 1) ... O 10 O Paurini Karamu Tokaanu, Taupo (No. 1) ... ... ... O 10 O From W. J. Birch, Esq., Patea— For Kingi Topia, Hakopa Te Ahunga, Horima Paerau, and Ihakara Kohiti, all of Patea, via Kereru, Napier, (No. 1)... 200 £700 In our last issue we said that the Whanganui Natives had sent us a long letter, informing us that the Natives of that place had subscribed a sum of money towards the formation of a road from Hiruharama (Jerusalem) to Tongariro. The letter in question states that the Natives held a meeting on the subject at Hiruharama, on the 19th of December last, when a number of speeches were delivered, which are given verbatim in the letter. The speakers were unanimous in sup- porting the making of the road, and in urging the collection of a sum of money amongst themselves as a subsidiary contribution to a sum of £400, which they said the Government had set apart for the formation of the road; albeit some had their doubts whether the " tolls " they would have to pay in passing through iho " gates " ought not to be sufficient without any other contribution from them. At the conclusion a sum of £38 5s. was collected amongst thirty-nine persons only, whose names are given in the letter. Further subscriptions will bo forthcoming from others. The question of education for their