Rāpopoto reo Pākehā
Pukapuka 1, Nama 31

p.1 Terms of subscription and advertising [in English]
From Te Pura [Buller] offering payment for live kiwi birds.
From John E. Smith regarding nominations and elections of Superintendent for Pōneke.
From [Pōneke Prison Warden] offering £100 reward for the capture of Hoani Wuru.
From William Fitzherbert, description of Hoani Wuru.
p.2 Reserved lands
Editorial extending the discussion begun by a letter from Te Mete to Rev. Rīwai Te Ahu of Waikanae [Vol. 1, No. 27] regarding reserve land for Maori and the authority of a trust to direct the land's use.
The alcohol drinker
From Te Pura (Minister) to Ahitara Tangatangata answering the latter's charge against Pakeha introducing alcohol [Vol. 1, No. 29]. Considers that Ahitara has only considered Pakeha-introduced commodities that have ill-effects for Maori. Quotes Solomon XII:15.
pp.2-4 Letters to the Editor
From Wēpiha Rimunui, Manawatū
Account of a meeting between the writer and the spirit of Mone who journeyed to the place of souls and back to this world. The spirit saw the writer's deceased relatives and was offered food but declined. On his return to this world he met other named relatives whom he persuaded to return to their bodies.
From Pāora Pōwhatu, of Ngāti Kaingaahi [or Ngāti Kuingaahi], Mahitaone
Supports attaining knowledge from Pakeha because this knowledge is gained by feeling with the heart, thinking with the mind, working with the hands, listening and speaking wisely.
Notice of the deaths of Hōhua Tihi, Himiona Te Rangimatuanui, and Hākaraia Te Pukunui, with an account of the last days of Hākaraia and the events that followed. Submits Mereana Kōriri's waiata tangi [lament] for Hākaraia.
From Toenga Te Poki, Waitangi
Supports the Government and Pakeha practices.
Addressed to Governor [Gore-]Brown on behalf of Toenga Te Poki and named others, and the people of Ngāti Kura and Ngāti Kahukura supporting the Wharekauri District Court Judge and the Queen.
From Hōri Herewini Paengahuru, Heretaunga
Notice that the writer has sent his daughter, Rahera Hōri, to school.
Reply from the Editor in support.
p.4 Market prices
Current market prices for foodstuffs and produce.
Notice from Te Rauparaha Te Ringa concerning a mare and foal found.