Te Karere O Nui Tireni 1842-1846: Volume 1, Number 5: pp Abstract
pp Intro to Abstracts

pp.19-20 Editorial concerns the journey of Te Karaka [George Clarke Snr] to the Kaipara and the negotiations to end the plunder by Te Tirarau. Discusses the objections to a deceased body found on the premises of Te Potete's [Thomas Spencer Forsaith] shop, and desecration of sacred sites.
Details Clarke's journey and modes of transport with the Governor from the Waitematā to the Kaipara and the Wairoa. Discusses Maori and Pakeha relations, and the parity between the Governor and Maori.
Offers opinions about the practice of plunder and Maketū's trial for murder. Continued in Vol. 1, No. 6:23.
pp.20-21 The fire at the Colonial Secretary's offices
Report of buildings burnt out but some documents saved. Discussion of the help offered by French sailors while Maori spectators watched.
pp.21-22 A Maori named Rāniera with his wife Mere and four children are illustrated as having ideal living and working habits. The article is about attending church and school, the maintenance of farm structures, work ethics, discipline, and gender roles, with references to the Scriptures. Continued in Vol. 1, No. 6:26.
p.22 [Notices]
Warning to Maori visitors to town of the consequences of theft; dispute about actual involvement; warning that child thieves will be imprisoned.
Land sale of Te Karaka and other sites.
Land sale by Tautari of Te Tauhinu and other sites.
Land sale by Tautari of Waitematā and other sites.