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THE MAORI MESSENGER. TE KARERE MAORI. VOL. VII.] AUCKLAND, AUGUST 15, I860.—AKARANA, AKUHATA 15, 1860. [No. 16. THE Conference at Kohimarama has at length closed its proceedings. His Excellency the Governor, at- tended by his suite, landed there from the Pinnace of H.M.S. " Niger" on the morning of the 11th instant. The Chiefs, who had assembled on the beach to welcome him (accord- ing to Maori usage), formed them- selves into a procession—headed by Paora Tuhaere, a Ngatiwhatua Chief, who carried the British Ensign—and escorted the Governor to the Con- ference Hall. Having taken his seat His Ex- cellency formally dismissed the Con- ference with a short speech, which was interpreted by Mr. McLean (the Native Secretary) and loudly ap- plauded by the Chiefs. This speech will be found in another column of to-day's " Messenger." Mr. McLean having called, on Hori Kingi Te Anaua, a Wanganui Ko tenei, kua oti te mahi o te runangaa ki Kohimarama. I tae atu te Kawana, ratou ko aua apiha, ki reira i te 11 o enei ra, na runga atu i te poti o te manuwao nei o te " Naiha." Kua huihui nga rangatira ki tatahi ki te karanga ki uta (ko ta te Maori ritenga hoki): no te unga ki uta ka tahi ka whai haere te ropu o nga tangata, kei mua "ko Paora Tuhaere, he ranga- tira no Ngatiwhatua, e kawe haere ana i te kara o te Kuini; tona arahi tenei i a Kawana tae rawa ki te whare runanga. Ka tae te Kawaka ki toua noho- anga ka tahi ka whakaputaina e ia ana kupu poroporoaki hei whakaoti- nga mo te runanga; whakamaoritia ana e Te Makarini, hari pu te wha- kahokinga o te runanga. Tera ano kei tetahi wharangi o te Karere nei taua korero whakamutunga a te Kawana,