No. 528, Sess. II., 1884.—Petition of Hapimana Tunupaora and Others.
Petitioners, Maoris belonging to the Wairoa and Tauranga, Poverty Bay, ask that the law may stand as it is, and that an equal number of Maoris and Europeans may be enrolled on any jury in Native cases in the Supreme Court.
I am directed to report as follows: That, as this petition refers to a matter of public policy, this Committee has no recommendation to make.