| TE HOA MAORI,
" I haere mai hoki te Tama a te tangata ki te rapu ki te whakaora i te mea i ngaro. " Ruka 19, 10.
" For the Son of man is come to seek and to save that which was lost. " Luke 19. 10.
NAMA 17. AKARANA, HURAE, 1890. Registered as
No. 17. i AUCKLAND, JULY, 1890. a Magazine.
" I werohia ia mo o tatou he, i tukitukia
ia mo o tatou kino; nona te whiunga i mau ia to
tatou rongo, kei ona karawarawa hoki he rongoa mo
tatou. "-Ihaia 53, 5.
" He was wounded for our transgressions, Ee was
bruised for our iniquities; the chastisement of our
peace was upon him, and with His stripes we are
healed. "Isaiah 53, 5.
""RERE ATU KIA ORA AI KOE.
"Kia rite ou mea mo te wa e tutaki ai koe 1d
to Atua"AMOHO 4, 12.
I TE marama tuarua o te tau nei e rere
ana he tima, ko Kueta te ingoa, i
Kukataone ki Ranana, he utanga taonga,
290 nga tangata eke. I pakarua whakareretia
te kaipuke ki te kohatu huna, a ngaro tonu
iho atu te tima me te nuinga o nga tangata
eke. He tangata mohio te kapene ratou ko nga
heremana; ka pai hoki te rangi; na reira,
ki a nga tangata eke whakaaro, kahore he
wehi, engari he ahuareka rawa te rerenga.
E kiia ana ka whakapau nga tangata me
nga wahine o te kapine i nga ra, ko te
whakatangi i te piano, ko te waiata ko te
kanikani; ka rite tonu te koa o era atu tan-
Kua po te ra o te 28 o nga ra o Pepuere,
mau tonu nga mahi me nga tikanga o aua
tangata me nga wahine, pera tonu me-to te
ESCAPE FOR THY LIFE. "
" Prepare to meet thy God"AMOS 4, 12.
THE steamer Quetta, which left Cook-
_ town in February for London with a
full cargo and 290 souls on board, met with
a fearful disaster by which a great number
of the passengers and crew suddenly
perished. The vessel was officered by ex-
perienced seamen, and everything seemed to
promise a pleasant and prosperous voyage.
All seemed happy. The saloon passengers,
it is said, passed the time with music, songs
and dancing; the others were just as merry.
On the night of the 28th February none
anticipated the appalling scenes so soon to be
witnessed. While groups were scattered
about the ship, talking of the prospective
pleasures of the trip, others lazily enjoying
the warm summer's night, some ladies sing-
ing and practising for a Concert in the Music
Saloon, suddenly a shock was felt which