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Extracts from the 1845 Auckland Weekly Newspaper

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The New Zealander Vol. No. 1 Saturday 7th June 1845 pg2
On Sunday evening last, the barque British Sovereign, 500 tons, arrived from Sydney, with the headquarters of the 99th Regiment, and the following officers:
Lieutenant-Colonel Despard
Major Macpherson
Lieut. and Adjutant Dearing
Lieutenant Beattie
Lieutenant Johnson
Dr. Galbraith
Ensign Symonds
Ensign Blackburn
Dr Meen
and 200 rank and file.

The brig Victoria, and the schooner Velocity, having on board troops, sailed, on Tuesday evening, for the Bay of Islands; and it is anticipated, that nearly the whole of the forces now in Auckland, will follow this day, under the command of Colonel Despard. They will be accompanied by four guns, under the command of Lieutenant Wilmot, Royal Artillery, son of Sir Earley Wilmot, Lieut.-Governor of Van Dieman's Land, who lately arrived from Hobart Town, with Messrs Boyd and Kerr, retired Officers of the same corps, as volunteers on serve in this Colony.

The New Zealander Vol. 1. No. 1.
A summary of the events staring with
Hone Heke cutting down the flag pole
 in July 1844.


 

 

 

 

 

No. 2  Saturday 14th June 1845
Inwards
June 7 Palmyra, brig. Gait, master, from Adelaide via Launceston, with flour. Passengers - H. Collier Esq., H.R. Cretnay, Agent.

Outwards
June 10 - I Don't Know, schooner, Thompson, master, for Sydney, via Wellington, with sundries. Passenger - Mr Waitford.

No.3 Saturday 21st June 1845
Outwards
June 16 - Terror, schooner, Dunning, master, for Sydney, with copper ore, kauri gum and timber. Passengers, Messrs Cretnay, Moule, Smith, Grayling, Singleton and Munro. Agent, H.R. Cretnay.

No.5 Saturday 28th June 1845
Port Nicholson Arrival
June 7 - American brig, Falco, of Lynn, from Boston, via Cape of Good Hope, and Adelaide, with general cargo. Passenger - J.B. Williams, Esq., American Council for New Zealand.

Saturday 5th July 1845
June 30 - Nimrod, brig, Mulholland, master, from Hobart Town, via Two-Fold Bay, with cattle and sundries. Passengers - Messrs Gedde, Angus, and Lily. J. McDougall, Agent.
June 30 - Sir John Franklin, schooner, Campbell, from Hobart Town, via Bay of Islands, with sundries. Passenger - Mr Smith. Master, agent.

The Missionary barque, John Williams, left Upolo, Navigator's Island, for the New Hebrides, and New Caledonia, the day prior to the Ann for Sydney, taking with her the Rev. Mr Murray, of Tutuillah, and a number of teachers, natives of Rorrtongy. The Ann reports the loss of the schooner Petrel, late of Sydney, on one of the Happall Islands, she had been previously sold by by Mr Williams, of Upolo, to the King of those islands, for 25 tuns coconut oil. The Wesleyan Missionary schooner Triton was lying at Vauvau, the 1st March, from Auckland. The schooner Governor Fitzroy late of Russell, NZ, was lost on a small island off Riatea, she had on board livestock for Tahiti, the property of Messrs Tibby and Sampson, of Tahiti, which was principally saved., Australian, May 1.

Saturday 12th July 1845
July 10 - Sir John Franklin, schooner, Campbell, master, for Sydney, with sundries. Passengers; Messrs Davies, Dickson and Smith.

Kawhia - On Sunday, 29th June, the weather was most tempestuous. In the morning the Ann and Sarah, crossed the bar in safety, and entered the harbour. Soon afterwards another vessel was seen attempting to cross the bar, she bouched to, and was turned bottom upwards. The anchor went down, and she laid quite unapproachable. Every soul on board, numbered four, perished. She proved to be the Richmond, Captain Brown, from Nelson and New Plymouth and Mr Aubrey of the latter place, was a passenger.

The brig William Stoveld left London on the 10th December last for Hobart Town, Sydney and New Zealand.

Saturday 19 July 1845
The Velocity has proceeded to Sydney from the Bay of Islands, and the Slains Castle and the British Sovereign will follow for reinforcements. The Victoria will return to Auckland, with the whole of the detachment of the 96th Regt., and Colonels Despard and Hulme. The 58th and 99th Regiments will remain at Waimate, under the command of Major Bridge. The Hazard also remains at the Bay of Islands.

Outwards
July 14- Nimrod, brig, Mulholland, master, for Hobart Town, via Hokinga, with sundries. Passengers - Messrs Imlay, Geddes, Powditch and Atkins. Agent, J. McDougall.

Inward - Coastwise
July 17 - Vixen, schooner, Winter, master, from Wellington, in ballast. Passengers - Lieutenant Herbert, Dr Sullivan, 58th Regiment and Mr E. Shortland.

Saturday 26 July 1845
Inwards - Coastwise
July 22 - Victoria, Government brig, Richards, master, from Bay of Islands, with troops. Passengers - Colonels Despard & Hulme, Lieutenant Bennevis.
July 24 - Dinah, schooner, Banks, master, from Bay of Islands, in ballast. Passengers -Bp. Pompallier, Revs. Messrs Benson and Eong.

Bay of Islands.
All hostilities have for a time ceased. The 99th Regiment are very sickly, and are coming to Auckland, to be replaced by the remainder of the 58th Regiment from Auckland. Monopoly of trade under cover of a blockade, is exceedingly profitable.

Shipwreck and Mutiny. The vessel is the "New Zealand," recently built, and one of the finest ships in the British Navy. She sailed from England in 1839 for the South Seas, under command of Capt. Patrick. Her Captain however, dying, the command devolved upon the first Lieutenant, Mr Willoughby, who held it creditably, until the arrival from England of Captain Kingson. It seemed the new commander wished to try a system of navigation lately invented by Hall, of Exter. His first act was to discharge his first lieutenant. She was not long under her new commander, before owing it is supposed to a miscalculation, she struck upon Landfund shoal, damaged her false keel, and spring a leak, which let water into her magazine and spirit store, owing to the bad cooper-age. Shortly after this accident, the crew began to show symptoms of mutiny, the ring-leader, named John Akay. Akay and his followers commenced to rob the passengers. Things were in a state when she struck upon Bankrupt reef. Thomas Walker one of the petty officers keeps the mutineers at bay but they have not been put down. Flax and gum make by far the best material for stopping leaks over American paper oakum. Lost of life has been great.

Saturday 2nd August 1845
Outwards - Foreign
July 26 - Elizabeth, schooner, Johnson, master, for Sydney, with kauri gum, flax and sulphur.

Passengers:
Duke 		Mrs and 2 children
Grenier 	Mrs and 6 children
White 		Mr 
six in steerage

July 30 - Rover's Bride, schooner, Joss, master, for Tahiti with sundries. Master, agent.

Passengers:
Hales 		Mr
Hort 		Mr
Levin 		Mr
Rogan 		Mr
12 in steerage

Saturday 9th August 1845
Inwards - Foreign
Aug. 2nd - Coolangatta, schooner, Walker, master, from Sydney, with sundries.

Passengers
Hargreaves 	Mr
Simms 		Mr
McAndrew 	Assistant Surgeon, 99th Regiment.

August 2 - Coquette, schooner, Rogers, master, from Sydney, with sundries.

Passengers - 
Keesing Mr and Mrs
Keesing Mrs, sen.
Keesing Misses (2)

August 7 - Thomas Lord, schooner, Johnson, master. Passenger, Mr Henderson.

Outwards - Foreign
Aug. 4 - Hannah, schooner, Salmon, master, for Sydney with sundries. Passengers, Messrs Inglis and Baker. Brings account of the wreck of the Tyne, from England, at Sinclair's Head, at the entrance to the harbour of Port Nicholson, on 4th July.

The Louisa Campbell left Deal for New Zealand on the 14th march.

The brig Tobago, laden with coals was lost in going up the river to Launceston. No lives were lost.

Shipwreck of the barque Tyne, Captain Charles Robertson, from London to Wellington. Wrecked in entering the harbour of Port Nicholson, on the 4th July last, when she went ashore, in a tremendous gale from the south-east, at 5h 30min, p.m., at Sinclair's Head. On the 5th, at noon, the third mate and one seaman swarm on shore, and were picked up by a shepherd, who proceeded to Port Nicholson, arriving there at 4 p.m. and at 8 o'clock the following morning three companies of the Wellington militia, and a detachment of the 96th Regiment, were despatched to the assistance of the vessel. By noon, on the 6th, all the persons on board were safely landed, by means of a rope, from the ship to the shore, and at the same time, about ten mail boxes were picked up along the beach. On the 8th the Uncle Sam was going into Port Nicholson with the remainder of the main, as the Hannah was leaving. There was only one cabin passenger on board the Tyne. All the cargo, inclusive of 5150 sovereigns is lost. There was a guard of militia constantly protecting the wreck.

Wreck of the Mary. 17 lives lost.
The Mary for London with a valuable cargo and a total crew and passengers of 59 souls on board left Sydney on May 19. Captain R.H. Newby determined to attempt the westerly passage, and accordingly stood into Bass's Straits. On the morning of the 24th may, the Mary was off Wilson's Promontory, when the wind suddenly died away. He ran towards the southward of Kent's Group. Broken water was discover. There was no wind to make the ship answer her helm, she refused stays, and drove broadside on the rock. In seven minutes from the time she struck the ship was in pieces. Seventeen women and children were drowned. Those were three of Captain Newby's daughters: six children of a Mrs Evans, Augusta and Catherine, daughters of Captain Collins of Illawarra, Mrs Heather and two children, Mrs Sarah Grey, Mrs Turnbull, and Sarah Foulkes, servant to Mrs Collins. After getting clear of the wreck, the long-boat bore off for the NW point of Flinder's Island, where it arrived the following morning. Captain Newby then set out to find the settlement (where natives of Van Dieman's Land reside). As soon as he arrived at the settlement - bread and other provisions were sent to the party, however he did not arrive thee until 1st June. ... more details saved the parties as Messrs Henry, Raven, Dewling, Bateman, Carter, Friend...

Died. At Waimate, on the 11th July, 1845, from wounds received at the assault on the pah of Heke, the Rebel Chief- Edward Beatty, Esq., Lieut. H.M. 99th Regiment; second son of D. Beatty, Esq. of Heathfield, County of Wexford, Ireland. this gallant young Officer was most highly esteemed, and is most deeply regretted by all of his brother officers.

A grenadier of the 99th was buried yesterday, who had died of wounds since arriving at Auckland..

Last Saturday H.M.S. Hazard, Captain Egerton, appointed from the Agiacourt, flagship, arrived from the Bay of Islands. The North Star has relieved the Hazard in blockading the Bay.

The barque Sydney, which brought the troops to the Bay of Islands in August 1844 and took them back to Sydney, arrived in London on the 28th March last.

No. 11. Saturday 16th August 1845
Inwards - Foreign
August 12 - H.M.S. Daphne, Captain Onslow, from Callao, on the South American Station, via Navigators Islands, leaving Mr. Pritchard as British Consul for those Islands. She carries 18 long 32 pounders.

Outwards - Foreign
August 9 - John Bull, schooner, Brown, master, for Sydney, with kauri gum.

Passengers
Dudley 		Mrs and child
Keesing 	Mr H
and 9 in steerage

The Thomas Lord, schooner, Captain Johnson, is to run as a regular trader between Auckland and Sydney.

The hull of the Tobago has been purchased by Mr Benjamin for 50. The masts, sails, rigging realized  110. making a total of  160.

The brig Amity, Captain Marr, on her way from Hobart Town to Port Albert, on 18th June, before daylight, got aground at the SE corner of Flinders Island, bumped her rudder off on striking and became a total wreck. No lives were lost. Mr Gilbert, butcher, of Hobart Town, and owner, was on board at the time, and to get back as soon as possible, was conveyed in a sealer's boat from Gun Carriage to Cape Portland, and walked thence from Launceston to Hobart Town.

The detachment of the 96th Regt., now stationed here, under Lieut.-colonel Hulme, will shortly leave to join head-quarters in Van Dieman's Land - as will as the 99th, under Colonel Despard, for NSW, as soon as the remainder of the 58th Regt. arrives from Sydney.

The New Zealander Saturday 23rd August 1845
Inwards - Foreign
August 18 - Louisa Campbell, barque, William Darby, master, from London, via Nelson and Wellington, with sundries.

Passengers:
Carlston 	Mr
Murray 		Mr
Reynolds 	Mr
Shortland 	Mr
Rich Mr and 	Mrs
Weekes 		Mr and Mrs

 

August 22 - Lady Leigh, schooner, Reid, master, from Sydney, with sundries.

Passengers:
Campbell 	Dr
Harris 		Mrs
Owen 		Mrs
Thompson 	Mrs

Outwards Foreign
Aug. 21 - Coolangatta, schooner, Walker, master, for Sydney, with kauri gum and flax. Passengers: Mr and Mrs Kunst.

On Saturday last, the Louisa Campbell arrived from England, via Nelson and Wellington. She left Plymouth on the 21st March, and arrived at Nelson on the 9th July. The mail from England direct is very small, on account of the Tyne having just previously sailed with a large one. The mail boxes which were saved from the wreck of that vessel, at Port Nicholson, have not yet arrived here, having been put aboard the American brig Falco, which according to the Wellington newspapers sailed from that port on the 18th of July, for Auckland. It is reported that the Falco has been seized by the North Star, at Whangaroa for breach of blockade. The mail by the Tyne arrived on the 5th July, at Wellington from England, nearly two months since. If some immediate measures are not adopted to secure regular communication with the Southern settlements, we would advise the settlers throughout the Colony to petition the Government upon the subject. But the only hope for the redress of this, as well as other obvious grievances, is a proper system of legislative representation.

H.M.S. Harzard, Captain Egerton, proceeded to the Bay of Islands on Tuesday last, and the barque Slains Castle, with 130 men of the 99th Regt. will proceed likewise on Monday next.

From the Wellington Spectator
The wreck and portion of the Tyne's cargo was sold by public auction by Messrs Bethune and Hunter, at Rima Ripa rocks, about 10 miles from Wellington. Not less than 400 persons present. The wreck, including cables, anchors and all belonging to the vessel as she lay below high-water mark, was sold to Mr D. Scott for 35.  The portions of rigging &c. saved, was sold for 26. The longboat was knocked down to the same purchaser for 12. A bale of unbleached calico was sold for 22. and many other lost obtained equally high prices. The day's sale precluded 512. and on this sum salvage was claimed. The remainder of the cargo, brought in by the Uncle Sam, was sold on Wednesday for 142. As the amount of the salvage exceeded the amount of duty, according to the Act of Parliament, no duty could be levied. The amount of duties lost to the Government is estimated at 1000, enough to have built a lighthouse, which, had it, existed, might have prevented the possibility of such a misfortunate.

Saturday 30th August 1845
The greatest anxiety prevails in Auckland, respecting the English mails which were put aboard the Falco, which cleared out for Auckland and the Feejee islands on the 18th July. We consider the Post master at Wellington highly culpable, for trusting important English mails to the care of a foreign vessel, not at all amenable to the English law, regarding the Post Office. From the length of time since her sailing from Port Nicholson, she must either have been wrecked on the East coast, or gone away to the Feegees direct. The latter, we think most probable, for she was accompanied from Port Nicholson, by her tender, the Uncle Sam, and as no tidings whatever have been heard of them, by vessels from the East coast, it may be anticipated, that during the heavy gales both stood away from land, and went northward.

Saturday September 6th 1845
Inwards - Foreign
Sept. 4 - Pocahontas, American Whaling ship, Manter, master, from the whaling grounds, and 15 months out with 450 barrels sperm - 500 barrels black oil, 5000 lbs bone.

Outwards - Foreign
Sept. 1 - Terror, schooner, Danning, master, for Sydney with copper ore., kauri gum and sundries. Passenger - Mr Lenthes.

Married: On Saturday, 30th August, by the Rev. W. Lawry, Mr Collin Campbell, of St. Andrew's New Brunswick, R.N.A., Master of the "Sir John Franklin," to Rosa Amelia, sixth daughter of John E. Hargraves, Esq., Waimate, New Zealand.

The "Falco"
There is every reason to believe that this vessel has gone direct to the South Sea Islands. it is more than probable that when she left America, the Government of that country were quite aware of the annunciation that would be sequently made, by the President regarding Texas and Oregon, and that the Counsul for these islands, furnished, as it is said, with more extensive powers than when previously in these seas, would have some secret orders to execute, in reference to the critical state of affairs between Great Britain and America, in the Pacific ocean. The cargo of 15 cases muskets, 400 kegs gunpowder, 40 pigs lead, and 500 rockets, are intended, very likely, for the St. Louis, or any other American vessel of war, that may be cruising among the Polynesian isles; and the American Consul, judging that about the time of his arrival here - if he did come at all - the news of the hostile intention of of his countrymen would have reached Auckland and might lead to detention of his munitions of war, thought it more prudent to go directly among the whalers and put them on their guard. If, perchance, the Falco, meets with a vessel bound to Sydney, or to this Colony, the mail of the Tyne may, perhaps arrive here some time before 1846. - -So much for the management of the Post - office at Wellington.

Saturday September 13th 1845
Inwards - Foreign
Sept. 8 - Tobacco Plant, American whaling ship, Skinner, master, from whaling grounds, out three years, with 1250 barrels sperm oil.

Inwards - Coastwise
Sept. 10 - Uncle Sam, schooner, Ellis, master, from Hawkes' Bay, with part of the cargo of the U.S. brig Falco. Passengers, Mr J.B. Williams, American Consul, and Capt. Mosely, Captain, and crew of the Falco.

Outwards - Foreign
Sept. 8 - Sir John Franklin, schooner, Campbell, master, for Sydney, via Kauwau, with copper ore, kauri gum , flax. Passenger, Mrs Campbell. Master, agent.

Sept. 11 - Sarah Wilson, brigantine, Clapnam, master, for the South Sea Islands, with sundries. Passenger - Mr A.J. Hockings.. Master, agent.

Shipwreck and plunder of the American brig Falco. Summarized
The arrival in our port of the small schooner, Uncle Sam, on Wednesday last, proved that our surmises were incorrect. The Falco was wrecked on the the Eastern coast, to the northward of Hawke's Bay and Table Cape, on the night of the 26th of July, in the same tremendous gale from the NE, which occasioned so much damage in the town and neighbourhood of Auckland. Had it not been for the villainous piracy of Europeans, aided by the natives, the vessel, and all the important mail would have been saved. Annexed account. There are above seven hundred packages of gunpowder &c in the hands of the robbers and most probably very soon be distributed among the Natives.

The brig Falco, sailed from Boston on the 19th Nov. 1844, on a trading voyage to the South Sea Islands. She touched on her way at Swan River, King's George Sound, and Adelaide, and arrived in June last at Port Nicholson, and sailed thence with the Government mails on board (six large bags) for Auckland, via Table Cape, having previously obtained permission from the Collector of Customs of Wellington, to touch on the coast for a supply of provisions for the crew of the vessel on her intended trip to the islands. She arrived off Table Cape on the afternoon on the 26th July, and anchored at a place called Wangawai (where the Governor Hobson foundered, and all hands perished, about two years ago), and on the following day it commenced bowing fresh from the North, veering to NE. Soon after midnight she passed through the breakers, over a reef and then struck rocks and sand, on a steep bold shore.

Natives in concert with Europeans, assembled from all the whaling stations in the neigbourhood, and composed of the greatest ruffians in existence, rushed on board the vessel, and hemmed in the captain and officers on the quarter deck, broke open the hatches and destroying and carrying away the cargo. The mail bags and boxes were opened, and their contents scattered into the hold, and about the beach, all the letters likely to contain any inclosures were opened as well as the Government despatches, several of which were seen in the hands of the natives offering them for sale; ten figs of tobacco for a large one, and so in proportion down to one fig for an ordinary sized letter. In the work of destruction on the cargo-and mail bags (and what they thought not worth pillaging, they destroyed), the whites were even more eager than the natives, and seemed particularly pleased in tearing the Government despatches. One European was seen opening a private letter, and abstracting its contents, which appeared to be Bank notes of the Wellington branch, and several others did the same. Among the letters were some for Mrs Fitzroy, Mr Keesing, Mr Kempthorne, Mr Buttry, Messrs Graham and Dickson, with a bill of lading, Mr Church, Rev. Mr Churton, and in fact for almost every individual of note in and about Auckland. However, it is gratifying to know that all or most of the letters &c were recovered, through the exertion of the Counsul. At the time these proceedings were going on in the hold, several Europeans were busy in the work of destruction in the cabin, braking into the lockers and carrying away everything they thought might be useful to them, and destroying that which would be of no service to them in the bush. They then began to strip the hull, tearing off the copper, cutting the main rails, stauncheons, bulwarks &c., and destroying with axes taken out of the hold, the hull in every part.

The whole affair continued until the arrival of Archdeacon Williams from Poverty Bay, on the 2nd August. To mark a sense of their misconduct, he refused to hold native service on the Sabbath. A committee met at the place of the wreck. Present were Mr P.B. Perry, of Waikokopu. The American Consul, Mr Brown, Mr Ellis, and several of the Europeans implicated. Some natives having brought intelligence that a concerted attack was to be made on Mr Perry's house by the whites, Mr Williams' treasures being stored there, on which 200 natives were set on nightly guard. On Monday the 19th, a sale of all the remaining portions of the cargo took place, subject to duties levied by the Government. The powder, muskets, rockets and lead were sold on the condition of not being resold in New Zealand, without the sanction of Government, in consequence of present hostilities. The wreck was sold for 35. The fisheries are all broken up, almost all the whalers have retired into the bush, to enjoy their portion of the spoil.

Saturday September 20th 1845
Sept. 13 - H.M. Brig, Osprey, 12 guns, Commander Patten, from Singapore, a quick passage of six weeks. She relieves the Hazard sloop of War on this station. She is a beautiful vessel, and was one of the experimental squadron in the British Channel, last year.

Sept. 18 - Guide, brig, Addams, master, from Sydney, with sheep and sundries.

Passengers - 
Clayton 	Mr
Hoare 		Mr
Peacock 	Mr
Peacock 	Master
Thompson 	Mr

Outwards - Foreign
Sept. 13 -Louisa Campbell, barque, Darby, master, for Sydney with kauri gum, oil, flax, bark &c.

Passengers:
Appleyard 	Mr
Carleton 	Mr
Hargreaves 	Mr
Lewis 		Mr
McKenzie 	Mr
McPherson 	Major
O'Brien 	Mr
Stewart 	Dr
and 14 in steerage

Shipwreck of Two vessels in Torres Straits
The steamer Thistle brings account of H.M. cutter Prince George, Lieut. Aird, being at Twofold Bay. The Prince George reports the total wreck of the ship Hydrabad, 694 tons, Captain Robertson, and barque Coringa Packet, 230 tons, Captain Chilcott, in Torres Straits. The former left Sydney, for Calcutta, on the 3rd of May last, with horses, and the latter on the 14th of April for Ceylon with sundries. One man belonging to the Hydrabad had been drowned and that some passengers and crew had remained on an island, while others had left in boats for Port Essington, where, it is stated, they had arrived.

Loss of the Pedlar
-The schooner Pedlar, 30 tons, belonging to Mr John Guillan, was lost on Saturday, near the spot where the Tobago became wrecked. At 11:30 pm. struck rocks off the Shear Beacon. The Pedlar was in the Circular-Head trade.

Saturday October 4th 1845
Inwards - Foreign
Oct. 2- Coolangatta, schooner, Walker, master, from Sydney, with sundries.

Passengers - 
Alison Mr
Conway Mr
Divine Mr
Walker Miss

Oct. 3 - Sister - Schooner, Korff, master, from Sydney, with sundries.

Passengers - 
Hay 	Captain
Korff 	Mr

Outwards - Foreign
Oct. 2 - H.M.S. Daphne, Captain Onslow, for Valparaiso.
Oct. 2 - H.M.S. Racehorse, Captain Hay, for Sydney
Oct. 2 - Tobacco Plant, American Whaler, Skinner, Master, for New Bedford.

The Nelson, brig, from Wellington, on Dec. 7, 1844, arrived in London, 3rd May. Capt. McLean. She is advertised to sail direct for New Zealand on 10th June, 1845. This vessel was reported to have been lost off the coast of Brazil.

About 300 men and officers of the 58th will shortly be ready to embark for NZ. They will be accompanied by a detachment of the grenadiers of the 99th regiment. Several 24 pounders, bullocks, horses and a large store of ammunition, are also to be sent. The steamer Juno has also again been tendered for this service. Sydney Paper.

Saturday October 11th 1845
Inwards - Foreign
Oct. 7 - John Bull - schooner, Brown, master, from Sydney, with sundries. Passengers - Mr and Mrs Kanst and children
Oct. 7 - I Don't Know, schooner, Thompson, from Sydney, via Wellington. Passengers -Messrs Waitford and Christian.
Oct. 9 - Alfred, brig, Napper, master, from Sydney, with sundries. Master, agent.

Passengers:
Clendon 	Miss
Hudson 		Mrs
Porter 		Mrs and two children
Willis 		Mrs

Arrived at the Bay of Islands - British Sovereign, barque, Capt. Milne, from Sydney, with 214 rank and file, 58th Reg., stores, &c.

Passengers:
Wynyard 	Colonel
Laye 		Capt.
Dressing 	Lieut.
Hay 		Lieut.
Petly 		Lieut.
Page 		Lieut.
Wynyard 	Ensign
Philson 	Assistant-Surgeon

Arrived at Sydney, the barque David Malcolm, 600 tons, Captain Cabel, with prisoners and 50 rank and file of the 11th Regt. Passengers- Dr. Harvey Morris, surgeon superintendent, Capt. Corran, 11th Regt. and Paymaster Timbrell, 58th Regt. This vessel has been chartered by Capt. Salmon, to proceed to Wellington to take in cargo.

Saturday October 18th 1845
Inwards - Foreign
Oct. 13 -Robert Pulsford, ship, Caldwell, master, from Boston, via Sydney, with sundries. Passenger: Messrs Clarke, Breed and Pringle.
Oct. 14 - Thomas Lord, schooner, Broughton, aster, from Sydney. Passengers, Mr C. Hill
Oct. 14- Elizabeth, schooner, Johnson, master, from Sydney.

Passengers: 
Brown 		Mr
Kissling 	Mr
Noble 		Mr
Rderick 	Mr
White 		Mr

Outwards - Foreign
Oct. 11 -Sister, schooner, Korff, for Sydney. Passengers Messrs Nagle, Hector, Hay and Korff.
Oct. 11- Coolangatta, schooner, Walker, master, for Sydney. Passenger: Miss Walker.
Oct. 14- John Bull, for Sydney. Passengers Mr Davis and Mrs Brown.
Oct. 16 -Alfred, brig, Napper, master, for Hong Kong, china with sulphur, kauri gum &c. Passenger - Mr Hodgson.
Oct. 16 - Deborah, schooner, Wing, master, for Launceston, with flax, kauri gum, timber and wheat. Passengers: Messrs Storey, and Webster.
Oct. 16 -Diana, schooner, Banks, master, for Sydney, in ballast. Passengers: Mr Dominque and Mrs Banks.

The Bolina, from Auckland, arrived at Gravesend on the 3rd June.

Arrivals in Sydney
Sept. 25. H.M.S. Fly, 18 guns, Captain Blackwood, from Singapore 3rd August. Landed 55 seamen from Port Essington belonging to the Hydrabad and Coringa Packet, at Singapore, where she remained about a fortnight. A number of them had obtained vessels prior to the Fly leaving. Pedro, one of the seamen of the Coringa Packet stated that he fell in with the brig Spy, while on board the Hebe, which vessel arrived at Singapore; and that the remainder of the crew of the Coringa Packet, who were left with provisions on Chillcot Island, were on board the Spy. He also stated the butler had died; and the crew who were on board the Spy had left the sand bank on a raft which was constructed by the captain and the passengers prior to their leaving; that after being 13 days at sea, five of them having been previously washed off the raft.

Appalling Shipwreck. Wreck of the Cataraqui, Captain C.W. Finlay, from Liverpool to Port Phillip, 414 lives lost, on the King's Island coast. The emigrants were principally from Bedfordshire, Staffordshire, Yorkshire and Nottinghamshire. 9 survivors. Captain Finlay last words "God grant some one may be saved to tell the tale." He was of Scotch extraction, but born in Dublin. He has left a wife and two children in Liverpool to regret his loss. (large article) another article list

Saturday October 25th 1845
Inwards - Foreign
Oct. 21 - Terror, schooner, Dunning, master, from Sydney.

Passengers: 
Abercrombie 	Mr
Doherty 	Mr
Gibson 		Mr and Mrs and child
Jones 		Mr
Kelly 		Mr
Leathart 	Mr
Mason 		Mr
Macky 		Mrs and 4 children
Prout 		Mr

Black Warrior, a small coaster belonging to Wellington lost on Wednesday to the south of Cape Terrawite. On leaving Ohau, on the 13th loaded with flax, she struck on the bar at the entrance of the river and started two of her planks. Put into Kapiti for repairs but for want of proper materials tried to make Port Nicholson and she filled with water and sank when abreast of the wreck of the Tyne. No lives lost. The master and crew escaped in a small boat belonging to the vessel.

Saturday November 1st 1845
Inwards - Foreign
Oct. 27 - Graham, barque, Munro, master, from Sydney, with a cargo of Colonial produce. Passengers: Messrs Potter and Eyre.
Oct. 27 - William Hyde, 532 tons, barque, F.Y. Steward, master from Hobart Town via Hokianga, with gum and spars. The William Hyde had proceeded to Waiheke for Manganese and returns to fill up with kauri gum, when she will sail for England immediately.

Passengers: 
Campbell 	Mr
Flore 		Mr
Gillman 	Mr
Wilberry 	Mrs and family

Oct. 30 - Sir John Franklin, schooner, Campbell, from Sydney. Passengers: Mr McKenzie and Mrs Campbell.

Oct. 31 - Regia, teak built barque, Morrison, master, from Sydney, with cattle and horses &c. She brought bullocks and horses for the forces at the Bay of Islands, but the greater number of each were lost on the passage.

Passengers:
Reid 		Captain
Leigh 		Lieut.
O'Connell 	Ensign
21 rank and file of the 99th Regt.

Outwards - Foreign
Oct. 31 - Graham, barque, Munro, for London. Bound from Sydney to London put into Auckland on Sunday last, having sprung a leak. She was beached on Wednesday last, and her damage ascertained and repaired.

Tahiti - The schooner Countess of Wilton, was lost going out of the harbour of Papiete. The wreck sold for $450.

Saturday November 8th 1845
Inwards - Foreign
Nov. 6 - Caernavon, English Whaling barque, Irving, master, from whaling grounds, with 40 barrels oil.

H.M. Sloop of War, Hazard takes her departure from these shores next week. After the first conflict at Kororakika, in which the commander, Captain Robertson, was so severely wounded, in his chivalrous resistance, with about thirty of his crew, against some hundred natives, the inhabitants here, evinced their estimation of his gallant conduct; and they have been most anxious to pay a parting tribute of respect and esteem to the gallant officers of the Hazard, by invitation to a ball and supper on Monday next, at the Royal Hotel.

Saturday November 15th 1845
Inwards - Foreign
Nov. 12 - Star of China, schooner, Wood, master from Tahiti.

Passengers:
Barstow 	Mr R
Lincolin 	Mrs
Lincolin 	Mr W
Parker 		Mr J
Samson 		Mr W.H.
Scott 		Mr C
Wilson 		Mr J

Nov. 12 - Louisa Campbell, barque, Darby, master, from Sydney, with cattle.

Passengers:
Appleyard 	Mr
Blackett 	Mr and Mrs
Lidbrook 	Mr and Mrs
Matten 		Mr
Morriss 	Miss
O'Brien 	Mr

Nov. 14 -Elphinstone, Hon. East India Company's Sloop of War, Young, Commander, from Adelaide, with Captain Grey, our new Governor. Major Robe, who was appointed successor to Governor Grey, when at Gibraltar, where he held the office of Military Secretary, arrived at Bombay on the 6th August. On the 25th August he sailed for, and arrived at Adelaide on the 14th October. The Elphinstone was placed at the disposal of Captain Grey to convey him from Adelaide to this colony. With the Governor have arrived Mrs Grey and Dr Knight and family. At Bombay, by directions from England above 6,000 stand of Arms were put on board the Elphinstone, and it was anticipated that by the time of arrival here of Captain Grey that not only strong accession of troops but a vessel with artillery and corresponding munitions would have come direct from England to New Zealand.

The cutter Oddfellow, belonging to Messrs Macfarlane of Auckland had arrived at Tahiti after a voyage of 30 days and had been sold for 950 dollars.

Saturday November 29th 1845
Outwards - Foreign
Nov. 22 -William Hyde, barque, Steward, aster, for London, with spars, kauri gum &c.

Passengers:
Fevre 		Mr
Gillman 	Mr
Milford 	Mr
Newman 		Mr
Wood 		Mr

Nov. 24 - I Don't Know, schooner, Thompson, master, for the Fegees. Passenger, Mr Waidford.
Nov. 27 - Regia, barque, Morrison, master, for Sydney, with copper ore, gum &c.

Outward - Coastwise
Nov. 22 - British Sovereign, barque, Milne, master, for Kawua in ballast.
Nov. 24 - Dolphin, schooner, Cass, master, for Bay of Islands, with Commissariat stores.

Birth: Yesterday, at noon, Mrs Cretnay, of daughter.

Saturday December 6th 1845
Inwards - Foreign
Dec. 5 - Samos, barque, Archer, master, from Sydney.
Dec. 5 - Triton, Wesleyan Mission schooner from the Friendly Islands. Passengers -Rev. G. Kevern and Mrs Kevern.

Outwards - Foreign
Nov. - 29, Haidee, barque, Marshall, master, for Manilla. Passengers: Mrs Marshall and Miss Lee.

Saturday December 13th 1845
Inwards - Foreign
Dec. 10 - H.M.S. Castor, frigate, 36 guns, Captain C. Graham, from China direct.

Outwards - Foreign
Dec. 8 - Cheerful, schooner, Patrick, master, for Hobart Town, with gum, flax, timber &c. Passengers - Messer's Joseph and Wayson, and 3 in steerage.
Dec. 11 - Samos, barque, Archer, master, for the Feegees, with general cargo.
Dec. 11 - British Sovereign, barque, Milne, master, for Sydney, via Bay of Islands, with copper ore, gum, timber and flax.

Passengers: 
Agnew 		Mr and Mrs and two children
Andrews 	Mr
Downes 		Mr
Fallon 		Mr

H.M. Steamer Driver, captain Haves, was to leave Hong Kong for New Zealand, immediately after H.M. Castor, frigate, which left that port 27th September.

On Friday, the 28th Nov. at the Barrier Island, 22 sheep were washed on shore, and a cask. The sheep were supposed to have been dead about 24 hours.

Saturday December 20th 1845
Inwards - Foreign
Dec. 15 - Bandicoot, schooner, Bowden, master, from Hobart Town. Passengers:

Bowden 		Mrs and child
Daplin 		Mr
McLever 	Mr

Dec. 19 - Strathisla, barque, Harvey, master, from Sydney, 13 days passage. cargo sundries, and a few head of cattle and horses. Passenger Mrs Harvey and Mr Tolman the owner.

Inwards - Coastwise _
Dec. 18 Uncle Sam, schooner, Guest, master, from Hawkes Bay, with Sperm Oil &c.

Outwards - Coastwise
Dec. 14 - Elpinstone, Hon. E.I.C.'s Sloop, captain Young, for Bay of Islands, with his Excellency Governor Grey and suite.

Saturday December 27th 1845
Inwards - Foreign
Dec. 20 - Strathisla, barque, Harvey, master, from Sydney. Passengers: Mr Soloman.
Dec. 23 - Louisa, brig, Milton, with troops and stores - 106 rank and file 58th Regt.
Dec. 23 - Perseverance, barque, Corkhill, master, from Sydney, via Bay of Islands, with cattle, sheep &c. Land 28 fat bullocks, and 300 sheep at the Bay of Islands which were purchased by the Rev. Archdeacon Williams, who is contractor for the supply  of meat to the troops.  The Victoria had gone to Hokiangi, to be ready in case of emergency, to assist the settlers in that district.

Passengers:
Cording 	Mr
Holmes 		Mr
Laugdon 	Mr
Nagle 		Mr
Tayler 		Mr

Outwards - Foreign
Dec. 23 - Neptune, schooner, Peters, master for Sydney, via Kaitaia, with gum &c. Passenger: Mr Thomas.
Dec. 24 - Louisa, brig, Milton, master, for the Bay of Islands, with troops and stores.

Saturday January 10th 1846. The sheep by the Perseverance from Sydney, were purchased at the Bay of Islands, by the Commissariat, and that Messrs Clendon and Williams, jun., bought the cattle, and not the Archdeacon H. Williams.Saturday, 17 January, 1848