Rāpopoto reo Pākehā
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pp.27-28 Editorial, continued from Vol. 1, No. 6:23, about the journey of Te Karaka [George Clarke Snr]. Discussion of Maori relations with Pakeha settlers and the Governor, plunder parties, Mariao's [French] occupation of Nopera's settlement, land sales, and the principles of the Treaty of Waitangi.
p.28 The murder of Wanake at Katikati by Taraia
Contends that a dispute over land led to the death of Wanake [Whanake] by Taraia [Ngakuti Te Tumuhuia]. Discussion of the downfall of people because of their disputes over land and money rather than their appreciation of life.
Discussion of cannibalism.
p.29 Letters to the Editor
From Te Kaikōrero i te Nuipepa Maori [Maori Newspaper Reader], Auckland
Discusses the trespass notice by Meiha Pumapere and considers that similar action should be taken against Pakeha whose livestock enter Maori land because compensation should function both ways.
Continuation from Vol. 1, No. 6:26. Concerns a Maori named Rāniera with his wife Mere and four children who are illustrated as having ideal living and working habits. Discussion of the protocol for acquiring European clothes by working for Pakeha. Continued in Vol. 1, No. 9:36.
p.30 [Notices]
Lecture from Hoari Takaore regarding the vices of idleness and assembling in public places, and the negative consequences these have for the status of a leader.
Notices of land sale to the Governor of Maumuotu by Kaihau.
Land sale to the Governor of Ōtāwhao by Titipa.
Restricted access by road to the Governor's house.