[Colonist], 26 April 1886, Page 3
Dunedin, April 21. The Ruapehu arrived at 6.40 a.m. from Plymouth, bringing 2500 tons of cargo, 125 passengers, and 265 bags of mails, 164 of which were sent North by the express train. The Ruapehu has made the voyage in 40 days 5 hours and 25 minutes from Plymouth. All the passengers are in good health, and Captain Greenstreet was this morning presented with a flattering testimonial.
The following is a transcript from the Otago Witness 30 April 1886
Ruapehu, R.M.S, 4163 tons, Greenstreet, from Plymouth 13 March via Madeira and the Cape of Good Hope. NZ S Co, agents. Arrived Port Chalmers 24 April 1886. image 98 plus 23 children = 121 passengers.
Baldwin Miss Davenport Miss Fowler Miss Greenstreet Mrs Hamerton Miss Hooper Mrs and family (7) Jam Miss Leatham Miss Paget Miss Pharazyn Mr Pharazyn Mrs Pharazyn Miss Pharazyn Miss Pharazyn Miss Pharazyn Master Russel Miss Young Miss Young Miss Weston Miss [Wiston]
Second Saloon: Auster Mr Auster Mrs [Anster] Banks Miss [Brooks] Brooksmith Mr Buckland Mr Costello Mr Costello Miss Crabbe Mr Crooks Mrs [Coop] Fenwick Mr Freeman Mr Hasluck Mr [Hishich] Koop Mr Levesy Mr Lawson Mr Lawrence Mr Matthews Miss Millward Mrs Neall Mr Roberts Mr Roberts Mr Smith Rev T Stewart Mr Wilson Mr Wynnatt Mr [Wynall] [Tinley] Steerage: Arthur Mr Baker Mr Black Mr Bowater Mr [Bawater] Chandler Mr Cole Mr Cox Mr Cox Mrs Cox Family (8) Downer Mr [Cownes] Dunn Mr Edwards Mr England Mr England Mrs Euston Mr Fisher Mr Fisher Miss Flanders Mr [Flinders] Fleming Mr [Mrs no Mr] Gibson Mr Grant Miss [Mrs no Miss] Hailwood Mr [Harbrood] Hailwood Mr Haley Mr [Harley] Haywood Mr Holwark Mr Hunter Mr Imbrant Mr Jones Mr Jones Miss Lawsens Mr Lawsens Mrs Lawsens Family (4) [Lawson] Lowry Mr [Lawrey] Martin Mr Monday Mr Mountford Mr Mountford Mr Nelson Mr Nelsson Mr Owen Mr Palmer Mr Palmer Mrs (and 2 children) Rouse Mr Rouse Mrs (and 2 children) Sharp Mr Smith Mr Smith Mr Thiele Mr [Thickle] Ure Miss Whitaker Mr [Wisher] Whitaker Mr Woolford Mr Woolford Mrs