Volume 5, No. 23
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THE MAORI MESSENGER. TE KARERE MAORI. VOL. V.] AUCKLAND, Nov. 30, 1858.—AKARANA, NOWEMA 30, 1858. DEPARTURE FOR ENGLAND OF COL. WYNYARD AND THE 58TH REGIMENT. After a period of service, altogether with- out a parallel in the Colonies, Colonel Wyn- yard has departed for England. Colonel Wynyard and the 58th regiment have been so long familiar to and so thoroughly identified with all classes of the inhabitants of New Zealand—those of Auck- land in particular—that it was impossible that either the one or the other could be al- lowed to quit these shores without the most unequivocal public demonstrations of the high regard in which they have been so long and deservedly held. To mark their sense of Colonel Wynyard's conduct a public subscription was set on foot in Auckland for the purchase of a piece of plate which in years to come, shall tell to his descendants the sentiments of the Colony which be so long and faithfully served. On the 27th of October, this Public Testimonial was presented to Colonel Wynyard, by His Excellency the Governor, in the presence of the subccribers and a large concourse of ladies and gentlemen assembled at Govern- TE HOKINGA ATU KI INGARANI O KA- NARA WINIATA RATOU KO TE 58 O NGA RANGAPU HOIA A TE KUINI. Riro atu ana o tatou boa, a Kanara Wi- niata ma, te hoki ki Ingarani, ngaro ana i o tatou kanohi. He roa te takiwa i noho ai i roto ia tatou. Kua roa rawa te nohoanga o Kawana Winiata ratou ko te Rangapu hoia 58 i roto ia tatou, kua mohiotia kua manaakitia hoki e te rau o nga tangata, o Akarana o Niu Tirani katoa hoki, na reira, mea ana nga ta- ngata o Akarana kia whakakitea nuitia ra ano to ratou aroha me to ratou pai ki a ia, ka tuku ai kia haere. Na, mahia ana he tikanga whakakite i to ratou whakapainga ki nga mahi a Kanara