Rāpopoto reo Pākehā
Pukapuka 2, Nama 26

p.313 [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.
pp.314-315 [Advertisement]
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 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.
pp.316-317 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. Tailor.
From Hare Teira. Footwear manufacturer.
Advertising his services as surveyor and civil engineer.
[English translation included.]
From G.Pākina. Manufacturer of carts and harness equipment, and is an ironmonger.
From H.J.Hiki. Footwear manufacturer.
From T.Wiremu. Footwear manufacturer.
pp.317-318 [Editorial]
Commenting on the unusual nature of the last session of Parliament which exceeded its allotted time, the sitting hours and speeches longer and more complex than usual. Also comments that despite all the extra time, very little has been accomplished.
Discusses aspects of the Abolition of Provinces Bill and the Representation Bill which affect the numbers of Maori members in the House, and also reflects on the qualities of Sir George Grey and the political experience he has brought to the house. States that the Maori members appeaerd to have shown aptitude and political progress in their manner and often demonstrate their `natural shrewdness'.
[English translation included.]
pp.318-319 [Brief news items]
Advertising a sports day being held by the Ancient Order of Foresters.
Advises the passing of the third reading of the Representation Bill that allows ten additional members in Parliament.
Advises of a 40 percent drop in revenue from the Thames gold fields.
Discusses the increased value of land at Pātea.
From the Auckland Daily Southern Cross, discusses the situation of Maori living at Raglan who are continually drunk. States that measures are being taken by several chiefs to find a solution.
Discusses a dinner held in Dunedin to honour Mr James MacAndrew, the Superintendent of Otago.
From the Waikato Times, discusses the position of the Kingites [Maori living in the King Country] concerning the railway extension through their lands. States that Maori have increased their cultivations in order to take advantage of cheap and easier transport for their produce to the markets further north but are unhappy that the railway has not been extended to where first proposed, meaning that they now have additional freight costs. Suggests that this situation may finally force land sales in this area.
[English translation included.]
pp.319-320 Prorogation of the New Zealand Parliament
Reports a speech given by the Governor at the closure of the session of Parliament in which he discusses: the telegraph connection between New Zealand and Australia; the Immigration and Public Works Appropriation Act; Public Revenues Act and the Stamp Duty Act; the Abolition of Provinces Act, and the Representation Act. Suggests that all these measures will improve the welfare of the people.
[English translation included.]
pp.320-323 The debate on the Hawke's Bay `Ring' land transactions
Reports on the debate from Parliament [refer to Vol.2, No. 25 for earlier report] concerning the position of Maori in Hawke's Bay following land acquisition by Pakeha. Subjects discussed include the role of the Native Land Court and the various Native Land Acts. Contains examples of how these have been improvised by the Court and the Native Office officials.
[English translation included.]
p.323 Notice
From Mackenzie and Sunders. A debt collection notice on behalf of the West Clive Flour Mill.
[English translation included.]
From Hēnare Tōmoana, notifying the public of the forthcoming races to be held at Pākōwhai, 28 December 1875.
p.324 Notice
From Porikapa Tamaihotua, warning Mr Rathbone to remove his cattle from lands at Waipāoa.
p.324 [Notice]
From Taraki Kaana, notifying people of a forthcoming sports day to be held in Napier. Contains details of the types of race events to be held, the entrance fees and prize money for first and second place and spectator entry fee.
p.324 [Advertisements]
From J.Pauihi. Advising his services as a Coachbuilder and manufacturer of saddles.
From R.Henihana. Manufacutres and repairs watches.
From A. Āperahama. A tobacconist.
From Rōpati Mapati. Advising that stock held at the pound will be sold if not collected within two weeks.
pp.325-328 [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 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.