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THE MAORI MESSENGER. TE KARERE MAORI. VOL. VI] AUCKLAND, MARCH 51, 1859.—AKARANA, MAEHE 51, 1859. [No 6. AFFAIRS AT TARANAKI. His Excellency the Governor, it will be remembered, recently look his departure from Auckland, on board H. M. S. Iris, with the intention of paying a visit to the South- ern Provinces. His Excellency landed at Taranaki, purposing to proceed from thence overland, by way of Whanganui, to Welling- ton, whither the Iris went on to receive him. His Excellency, however, was afflicted with severe sickness, and was under the necessity of returning to Auckland, from New Ply- mouth, by the steam ship Lord Worsley. During his stay at Taranaki, his Excellency held a meeting of the Natives of that Prov- ince, of which we have received the follow- ing particulars:— On the 8th instant, the Governor held a Native meeting near the Land Purchase Office. His Excellency, on arrival, was received and welcomed by about 150 natives using the words, ~ " Welcome stranger," &c. NGA. KORERO O TARANAKI. Tenei pea te maharatia nei, nonaia tata ake nei ka rere atu, Te Kawana i Akarana i runga i te manuwao i te Airihi, he haere ki te tirotiro i nga wahi o runga. I u Te Kawana ki Taranaki, i mea hoki ia kia haere na uta ma Whanga- nui ki Poneke; rere ana te Airihi ki reira whanga mai ai. Otira, i rokohanga Te Kawana e te mate, hoki mai ana i Tara- naki, i eke mai i runga i te Roari Wahere, kaipuke lima. I te nohoanga o Te Kawana ki Taranaki, karangatia ana te huihui mo nga "Maori o tera Porowhini: ko nga ko- rero enei o taua huihuinga kua tae mai:— No te 8 o nga ra o tenei marama ka tu te korero a Te Kawana i te taha o te whare a Te Parete. I te taenga atu o Te Kawana kotahi rau e rima tekau pea o nga tangata "Maori i karanga ki a ia; whakahua ana ratou i tenei waiata; " Haeremai, haeremai, e te manuwhiri tua rangi." Ka oti tenei, ka whakatika ko Te Tahana, Kai whakawa, ka korerotia nga raruraru o nga pakanga o tenei kainga, ka mutu. Katahi ka korero a Te Kawana, na Te Makarini i whakamaori. Tana korero koia