Rāpopoto reo Pākehā
Pukapuka 1, Nama 45

p.1 Terms of subscription and advertising [in English]
From Te Pura [Buller] offering payment for live kiwi birds.
From Tāmati Huka (Thos Hooker) giving prices for milling flour at Pāpāwai.
From Hoani Waitere Te Haohao concerning two missing horses.
From C.W. Richmond (Te Retemana) naming approved Maori Assessors for Te Aorere.
From C.W. Richmond naming the approved Maori Assessor for Rotorua.
Reward of £3 from Wiremu Tāmati (William Thomas) for the return of his horse.
From Rōpata Paehe (Robt. Burgess) offering £25 reward regarding the slaughter of a bullock.
p.2 Rāwiri Pūaha
Editorial tribute on the death of Rāwiri Pūaha for his work towards the adoption of Pakeha ways of living and attaining knowledge.
[Death notices]
Wiremu Eruera Tawio of Taupō.
Te Penaha of Ngāti Raukawa, by drowning at Ōhiro
Te Wātene Tare
Sentencing to death of Te Wātene Tare for the murder of Kuini Rangikahiwa.
The laws of England
Regarding the differences between God's law and civil law and their application.
pp.2-3 The laws
Definitions of and penalties for abduction of girls under the age of 16, stealing, assault, breach of contract, and disorderly conduct.
pp.3-4 India
Brief description of the geographical region of India, the population, its dialectal differences, religious beliefs and cosmopolitan areas.
Summary of the history since 1803 of Penekara [Bengal?] as the centre of unrest, and England's subsequent involvement.
Excerpt from Te Karere Maori of Auckland.
[Letter to the people of Pōneke, Taranaki and New Zealand]
From Te Hoa Aroha, Ngāmotu, advising against using time payment to purchase goods, and quoting Jehovah in support.
Claims the greatest treasure is faith, and that contributions from parishioners help to pay for scriptural readings and the work of the ministers. Dismisses the opinion that those things pertaining to God should be paid for because all things come from God.