Rāpopoto reo Pākehā
Pukapuka 2, Nama 22

p.249 [Advertisement]
From W.H.Binks, advising all Ngāti Kahungunu people living outside the Province of Hawke's Bay of his store in Napier. Sells saddles, boots and other quality goods at very reasonable prices, and invites people to come and inspect his merchandise
p.250 [Advertisements]
From Rāpata Pāma, advising the stud fees for the horse, Papapa.
From M.Boylan, advertising his services as a gunsmith.
[English translation included.]
From Tāmati Kane, advising the stud fees for the horse, Tiuka.
From Rāwiri Peremanga, advising the stud fees for the horse, Terenga.
From Rati and Rauniri
Advertising their goods for sale which include bedding and other similar goods.
p.251 [Advertisements]
From Te M. Hāpimana, advising the stud fees for the horse, Ianga Tapiona.
From Ārena Mākarini, advising the stud fees for the horse, Kingipini.
From Wiremu Piripi, who has opened a billiard saloon.
From A.H.Parona, advising the stud fee, qualities and pedigree of the horse, Kairaka.
p.252 The Bank
Underwriters for houses and ships for a small fee. Signed by Rōpata Tapihau, Napier.
From Paranihi Petara. Manufacturer of saddles and other equipment for use with horses.
From Hare Taihi. A tailor.
From Hare Teira. Footwear manufacturer.
From H.J.Hiki. Footwear manufacturer.
From T.Wiremu. Footwear manufacturer.
p.253 Agents for Te Wananga
List of people who act as supply agents for Te Wananga.
To correspondents
Disclaimer from Te Wananga concerning the opinions expressed in correspondents' letters and articles.
[English translation included.]
Te Whakahihi, Ōmahu, aged 6 years.
pp.253-255 [Editorial]
Describes Maori land sales when the purchaser and sellers are outside of `the Ring'. Discusses measures taken by purchasers to ensure that information is not leaked from the Land Purchase Office, which may damage their sale, and includes a report from a committee appointed to look into one particular land deal between Hon. H.R. Russell and Mr Kinross, the Commissioner of Crown Lands, currently under investigation by Parliament.
[English translation included.]
pp.255-257 [Brief news items]
Reports a court case concerning Metekīngi's lawsuit against his false imprisonment for theft [refer to Vol.2, No.19:207].
Report from the correspondent of the Hawke's Bay Herald encouraging Maori to follow the example set by the Fijians and obtain Pakeha medical assistance.
A comment from the Editor concerning the opening of a letter addressed to Te Wananga.
A report from the Whanganui Chronicle concerning how Maori are fencing their land to prevent trespassing, and this is being disputed by the Pakeha living in Feilding.
A report on the court case concerning a suit being brought by Pāora Torotoro and Rewi Haukore against one Frederick Sutton concerning a mortgage.
A report from the Waikato Times concerning the crop production and sales by the Kingites [Maori living in the King country].
[English translation included.]
pp.257-259 Correspondence
From Tāmati Ranapīri
Concerns an enquiry regarding Te Wananga's charges for submitting an advertisement.
The Editor replies that there are charges for advertisements, animal pound notices and land for sale or lease. All letters to the Editor are printed free.
From Tiopira Ruka
Discusses a journey he took by road between Ōmahu and Whanganui, praising the quality of the roads.
[English translation included.]
The Editor replies: that more people should look upon roads and railways in the same light as Ruka does because they add value to the land and are necessary improvements.
pp.257-258 From Haimona Tuanga [Tuangou?].
Obituary for his wife, Betty Haimona of Ngāi Tahu. Contains a waiata [song] for his wife. Also lists names of others who have recently died so that their relatives may know. [English translation included.]
pp.258-259 From John White
Part three of a series written by White discussing the customs of Maori. Explains Maori cultivation techniques, and gives the names of different crops and how gardens were constructed. Also discusses the gathering of forest fruits.
[English translation included.]
pp.259-260 A plain unvarnished tale
Satirical account covering the `origin' of Maori, the arrival of Pakeha, the Maori land wars, and the trials and tribulations of a group known as the `Ring' who lived in Auckland. Signed by Selah - Post.
[English translation included.]
pp.260-264 [Advertisements]
From Pāteriki Kohikorewe. Saddlemaker and manufacturer of gigs and carts at Taratera [Taradale].
From Hōne Maki Pe. Saddler and leather goods.
From Te Houra. Advertisement for plows, saddles, leather ware and other items for use with horses and carts.
From Takena Mā. A clothing store advertising the best clothes in the Province.
From Tātana. Sells goods such as wine and rum.
From H.Kata. House builder's advertisement for work in the Province of Hawke's Bay.
From H. Wiremu. Sells saddles, iron goods and goods made by carpenters. All goods from England.
From the Kamatira Hotel. Advertisement for hotel accommodation. Lists prices for meals and accommodation.
From E. Ahitana. The proprietor of the Provincial Hotel advertising the alcohol available at his hotel.
From H.Tiiri. Advertisement for tea and sugar.
From Te Pairini. Advertising services as an ironmonger.
From Ropihone and Iriwini. Sell goods such as blankets, clothing, wine and beer.
From The Governor Brown Hotel. Advertising the fine hospitality and accommodation offered by the hotel. Also good stabling for horses.
From Tavistock Store. Advertisement for a merchant selling goods such as clothing, shoes and boots, household goods and general groceries. Also is an agent for Te Wananga, the Daily Telegraph and The New Zealand Insurance Company.
[English translation included.]
From Hōne Ropitini. Advertisement from a watch and jewellery maker.
From J.Kirimiri. Advertisement from a clothing store, competitive prices.
From R.Mira. A stock agent. Lists the breeds of rams. Also deals in sheep flocks, and buys sheep for butchering.
From Pene Mete. Advertisement for his services as a house builder and architect.
From N.P.Paranite. Advertising his goods for sale at the best prices in Napier.
Te Wananga office
Explains the location of the newspaper's office, and states that the printer is Hēnare Hira [Henry Hill] and publisher, Hēnare Tōmoana.