Rāpopoto reo Pākehā
Pukapuka 5, Nama 32

p.393 Advertisement from Rēneti and Co., listing the clothing items available from their store.
Advertisement from Pairini and Co., advising that they sell iron goods.
p.394 Notice from Raraka and Parahi, advising the guns and related accessories they have for sale.
Notice from Doctor Tera, advising that he will be setting up in practice at Waiapu.
My Notice to all the Maori people
From Mr Rees, informing Maori of his office hours.
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.
Notice to all Maori
Subscription notice from Te Wananga, contains price for one year's subscription.
Notice from A.W.Paromapira, advertising that he will commence work as a lawyer in Gisborne.
pp.394-396 [Editorial]
Criticism of the way in which the Maori language is spoken by European translators.
Expresses dismay at the way Maori people have not contributed information about the whare wananga [traditional schooling], or further detail on the knowledge taught there.
[English translation included.]
p.396 [News items]
Native Lands Court
Native Land Act Amendment Bill
Contains sections of the Act and comments on its purpose.
[English translation included.]
p.397 Native Affairs Committee for session 1878
Lists the members of the Committee.
[English translation included.]
Governor Grey
Discusses the pension received by Governor Grey, and explains that much of his work for Maori was from love, not monetary gain.
What is justice?
Reports on a mistake made in Grey's salary.
[English only.]
pp.397-398 The Honourable Mr Fox
Comments on the various ministerial positions Fox has held while a Member of Parliament. Discusses his effectiveness in Maori issues.
[English translations included.]
pp.398-400 The ancient history of the English people
Part VIII of John White's historical account of the origins of the English people. Further discussion of events during the reign of King Alfred, describing how Alfred was responsible for framing a code of laws, promoting education and surveys and the subdividing of the country. Discusses the various threats from invasion that occurred during Alfred's time, and states that he lived for 52 years, 31 of those ruling as King, and fought 56 battles with his enemies. Discusses England after Alfred's death and the rule of his successors.
p.400-401 The Maori Minister at Ōhaeawai
From Rēnata Paraire Kawatupu
Contains a report of a meeting between Ngā Puhi and the Native Minister, John Sheehan. Lists the subjects spoken about including: gunpowder regulations; reasons for gazetting names to Crown Grants; problems with alcohol and tobacco; concerns that precepts laid down by the missionaries have been ignored and disregarded by some Ngā Puhi.
pp.401-402 England's last acquisition
Report on the acquisition of Cyprus by England and the events surrounding it.
[English translation included.]
pp.402-403 [Letters to the Editor]
From Te Rakiroa, Pōrangahau
Obituary for Te Waiwera, of Ngāti Kōhatu, Ngāti Hingānga and other tribal groups.
From Monita Eruera, Pākōwhai
Praises the letter of Piripi Maki [No.31:387], but criticises some contents and other letters in Te Wananga.
From Motutara, Te Makaka, Aotea
Report of a journey made by Tāwhiao to Whāingaroa, describing a dinner he had with Piahana [?].
From Te Aria Piri, Tauranga
Notifying the death of Te Heawhi at Whareroa.
From Horomona Tūkati, Takapau
Notifying the death of a child. Lists the child's tribal affiliation.
From Paramena Ngāwiki, Te Aute
Informing people of a house fire that destroyed all his belongings, with a list of the valuables.
Informing of two deaths when a canoe overturned at sea.
pp.403-404 Notice from Te Hāpuku instructing that Lake Poukawa not be drained after his death.
From Te Harawira Te Tātere and other signatories, Te Hauke
Repeat of Vol.5, No.22:282.
p.404 Notice from Hēmi Nikora, advising a new store has been opened, and that debts should be paid within two weeks or legal action will be taken.
Notice to the people
From Manoe and Company, advertising alcohol, tea, sugar, flour and other commodities for sale.
From Te Mira, warning Maori that it is illegal to play cards while travelling on the trains as per rule 31.
Office of Te Wananga
Notice giving the address of the newspaper's office at a bookseller's in Napier.
[Napier, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand]
Te Wananga is printed by Henry Hill and published by Hēnare Tōmoana.
[English translation included.]