Rāpopoto reo Pākehā
Pukapuka 5, Nama 15

p.161 Advertisement from Rēneti and Co., listing the clothing items available from their store.
Notice to all people of New Zealand, Wairarapa, Taranaki, Napier and Gisborne
From Mr. Rees, lawyer of Napier, advising that land leases should be registered.
From Rutoka and Pārai, advertising the many varieties of grass seed that have become available.
Notice from Doctor Tera, advising that he will be setting up in practice at Waiapu.
p.162 [Editorial]
Concerns the forthcoming meeting between Sir George Grey and Tāwhiao, and expresses the wish that it will result in peace between the Crown and the King movement.
[English translation included.]
Concerns a letter that suggests non-Maori readers of Te Wananga will not be well versed in Maori lore, and offers opinion on the value and quality of Maori subjects printed in Karere Maori and Te Waka Maori.
[English translation included.]
p.163 Reports from the Ngāti Porou meeting at Te Horo, Waiapu
From Mohi Tūrei, Tangaroapeau
Outlines the proceedings of the meeting and gives details of various speeches. Lists those who attended and details the agenda issues as put forward by Mohi Tūrei, which concern the organisation of the Christian Church in the East Coast area.
Describes the coming of the Horouta canoe to New Zealand, which carried the kūmara [sweet potato] and aruhe [fern], and explains the meaning of a whakataukī [saying] referred to in the article.
Expresses the hope that Ngāti Porou will unite under one god and one religion.
pp.163-166 The Wananga Newspaper
(From the Otago Daily Times)
Describes favourably the publication history of Te Wananga.
[English translation included.]
pp.166-168 Extracts from Sir George Grey's Dunedin speech
Contains his views on suffrage, loyalty to the constitution, property taxation and the future for young New Zealand.
[English translation included.]
p.168-170 [Letters to the Editor]
From A.M.Te Rātū, Te Pewa, near Mercer, Waikato
Praises Te Wananga and uses metaphoric language to explain how the newspaper became the saviour for Maori people. States that prior to the publication of Te Wananga, Maori had only papers like Te Waka Maori to rely upon for news.
States that the two elements of Maori society, people and land, are now growing vigorously and cannot be shaken from their roots.
Concludes with a list of reasons for the letter.
[English translation included.]
pp.169-170 [Letter to the Editor]
From Winikerei Te Whetūiti, Piako
Begins with a long tauparapara [ritualistic greeting] that recites aspects of Maori cosmology, forming part of an obituary for Tewi Te Kōpara Tarapīpipi, Hauraki. Explains how he encouraged his tribal group to support the King movement and was strong in his aims to retain Maori land in Maori ownership.
From Winikerei Te Whetūiti, Piako
Complaint about unreliable delivery of copies of Te Wananga.
[English only.]
Reply from the Editor: Outlines some of the reasons why subscribers may experience delays in receiving their copies.
[English only.]
pp.170-171 From Hoani Nahe, Auckland
Questions the validity of a letter [Vol.5, No.10:11] from Hōri Paranganoa that discusses Sir George Grey's visit to Tāwhiao.
[English translation included.]
From John Solomon, Ōmihi, Āmuri Bluff
English translation of an earlier letter [Vol.5, No.14:158] explaining about the discovery of a stone that will cut glass.
[English only.]
Caution notice
From Karaitiana Takamoana and other signatories, concerning the shooting of birds in the areas of Pākōwhai, warning that they have not given permission for this to occur this year.
Caution to all people
Notice warning against trespassing on lands in the Kaiwaka district of Hawke's Bay.
[English translation included.]
A notice to Maori
Reminder notice for subscriptions, listing the yearly subscription as £1.2s.6d.
p.172 £100 reward
From W.J.Millar, requesting information concerning railway vandalism.
[English translation included.]
Notice from Te Mira, warning Maori that it is illegal to play cards while travelling on the trains as per rule 31.
Cost [of subscription]
Subscription details for Te Wananga.
Advertisement from H.Pāka and Co, advising blacksmith services.
Trespass notice from Rēnata Kawepō.
From Ata T.Hatene, warning about poisons he will lay on his property.
[English translation included.]
Notice from Maki Tonore and Parahi, advertising that they act as agents for the leasing and selling of Maori land.
From Te Wara, a watchmaker selling new watches and other jewellery.
From Hēmi Roai, manufactures greenstone jewellery.
[Napier, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand]
Te Wananga is printed by Henry Hill and published by Hēnare Tōmoana.
[English translation included.]