Rāpopoto reo Pākehā
Pukapuka 1, Nama 15

p.1 Terms of subscription and advertising [in English]
From the Editor requesting correspondence be addressed to Te Pura [James Buller].
From Wiremu Toniki warning of arrest for theft from his business.
[Advertisements and Notices]
From Te Miti & Rewana advertising stud services.
From Te Waharei mā (Worsley & Co.) seeking to buy flax fibre and sheep wool.
From Wiremu Rakiwhata (Wm. Luxford) concerning a mare and foal, found.
From Te Poura mā (Wm. Bowler, Son & Co.) and Tuati, Kinirohi mā (Stuart, Kinross & Co.) wishing to buy gold.
From Tākana (R. J. Duncan) concerning travel costs for the steamer Wonga Wonga.
p.2 The end of the year
Editorial about the lack of financial contributions made towards the newspaper's maintenance.
Claims that books give Pakeha access to knowledge.
Dismisses criticism against the newspaper and likens the role of the newspaper to a Maori canoe carrying its cargo of knowledge, but contends that for the canoe to carry on into the new year the rowers need support.
pp.2-3 Letters to the Editor
From Wī Hapi Te Rāwhāritua, Heretaunga, Pitoone [Petone]
Notice of the death of Īhaka Āperahama Rawhi, with a tribute to his ability as a student of the writer.
Description of the events leading up to his death and his belief in education and Christianity.
From Arama Karaka Ripia, Ōtaki
Discussion about the value of horse racing.
From Hēnare Te Hatete, Waikawa
Discussion of the benefits of Christianity for Maori.
pp.3-4 Auckland
Address by Te Haupapa praising the laws and customs of Pakeha, denouncing life-threatening practices by Maori and requesting Maori to adopt agrarian work habits. Includes his waiata [song].
p.4 A tangi [lament] for Hihi by his wife
From Governor George Grey's collection.
News items from our island
An outbreak of smallpox amongst the people of Auckland.
Claims of unrest by Te Hāpuku from Wairarapa.
The publication of a Maori language newspaper, Te Waka o Te Iwi, by Hāre Oriwa Rēweti [Charles Oliver Davis].
Tirarau and Paikea fighting over land.
Maori at Rangiawhia living like Pakeha.
Plant exhibition in Auckland attended by Maori and Pakeha.
Market prices
Current market prices for foodstuffs and produce.
Notice from the Editor informing the aggregate weight of bushels required by the flourmills.