Te Karere O Nui Tireni 1842-1846: Volume 1, Number 2: pp Abstract
pp Intro to Abstracts

pp.5-6 Editorial outlines British judicial practice regulating arrest, charges, trial by jury, and sentencing by fine or imprisonment.
pp.6-7 Letters to the Editor
From Kaiaroha o te Tikanga, me te Pono [Lover of Justice and Truth], Auckland
Discusses the traditional appropriateness of the plunder of Te Pōtete [Thomas Spencer Forsaith] by Te Tirarau. Reports that Parore agreed with the action but did not participate.
From Hoari Takaore, Auckland
Recounts a fist fight between a Maori and a soldier that resulted in prosecution. Argues that the soldier began the fight, and that the account was also witnessed by Te Mete [Constable Smith].
Editor disputes part of Takaore's viewpoint about compensation for the victim.
pp.7-8 Reproduction of the Maori language version of the text for the Treaty of Waitangi and the Articles.
p. 8 [Notices]
Report of the bullet wound to the hand of Takō from Pōneke [Wellington] who was treated by a doctor 20 days after the event, and lived.
Names of District Court Judges for Auckland, Northland, Wellington, Wanganui, and Akaroa.
Auckland Court dates.
Two government sawmills at Waipapa destroyed by fire.
Sale of Pūkaki-a-te-Waipapa by Tihi and others.
Governor's endorsement of Te Karaka [George Clarke Snr] as Chief Protector of Aborigines.
Governor's endorsement of Hōri Karaka [George Clarke Jnr] as Sub-Protector of Aborigines.