Rāpopoto reo Pākehā
Pukapuka 1, Nama 58

p.1 Terms of subscription and advertising [in English]
From Adam Burnes, notice of bank interest rates.
From Mawene, £5 reward for the return of his horse.
From Mikaera Honu, £4 reward for the return of his horse.
From Wātikini offering ploughs for sale.
From Tame Tiakena advertising the showing of two stallions.
p.2 [Editorial]
Discussion regarding the practice of feasting. Argues that in procuring the required goods debt is incurred. Dismisses the practice of feasting as wasteful.
Forecasts the demise of the newspaper with a notice about the illness of the Editor, Te Pura [Walter Lawry Buller]. Notifies donations for the newspaper collected by Tame Erihi. Concludes that with more financial support for a newspaper and the recuperation of Buller, another newspaper might be published.
To Kirihipu Roiri, Wharekauri, that his correspondence will not be published.
To Tōpi Te Kahuhara, that his correspondence is not suitable for the newspaper.
To Piripi Pātoromu, Greytown, approving the publication of his correspondence.
pp.2-3 Offerings for a feast
From Ngā Umutau, inventory of goods acquired from Retimana and Wī Wāka Kahukura for a feast.
Response from the Editor disapproving of the practice.
p.3 A new law
An Act to Regulate the Local Affairs of Native Districts
Reproduction of an article from Te Karere Maori of Auckland [Vol. 5, No. 15].
Also known as The Native Districts Regulation Act, 1858.
Continued from Vol. 1, No. 57:2-3.
p.4 [Notices]
Current market prices for foodstuffs and produce.
From Te Tahuta Heuhana, reward for the return of a horse.
The return of Rōpata Te Kamerona.
From Te Kamerona, offering horsebreaking lessons.
From Wiremu Hikihona, supporting Te Kamerona's horsebreaking talents.
From Tame Tiakena and five named others, supporting Te Kamerona's horsebreaking talents.
From Te Hērangi concerning his missing horse.
Names and descriptions of deserters from the ship, Rōpata Maara.
Names and descriptions of escapees, Taniora Rou and Haringitona.