No. 30 of 1882.—Petition of Paora Ngamoki and 13 Others.
Petitioners are grieved at the prohibition of spirituous drink to the Maoris, of which they consume a great deal. They pray that Maoris may be served with drink.
I am directed to report as follows:—
That this being a question of public policy the Committee has no recommendation to make.
No. 30 of 1882.—Pukapuka-inoi a Paora Ngamoki me etahi atu 13.
E Pouri ana nga kai-pitihana mo te whakakorenga i te waipiro ki nga Maori i te mea e nui ana ta ratou kai i tera mea. E inoi ana ratou kia tukua te waipiro ki nga Maori.
Kua whakahaua ahau kia ki penei:—
Notemea he tikanga tenei e pa ana ki nga whakahaere mo te katoa heoi kaore he kupu a te Komiti.