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TE

AND Maori Intelligencer

"Kia Whakakotahitia te Maori me te pakeha." VOL. 1.] AUCKLAND, OCTOBER 15, 1861.—AKARANA, OKETOPA 15, 1861. [No. 15 " LET THE PAKEHA ANO THE MAORI EE UNITED."

IN times past, this land was over- spread with evil and darkness and ; error—there was no one to publish what was good, there was no one to suppress what was evil. But in the coarse of time came the Missionaries, and announced to you the word of God. Perceiving the goodness of the Missionaries' address, you were pleased with it, and em- braced it, and accepted for yourselves the system of the Gospel.

Now, the work of the Missionaries, in the first place, was to speak to you by word of mouth, after which they taught you reading—then the Scrip- tures of God were translated, and after being printed, were distributed " KIA WHAKAKOTAHITIA TE PAKEHA HE TE MAORI"

I MUA, i kapi tenei whenua i te kino, ; i te pouri, i te he ; kahore he kai whakapuaki mo te pai, kahore he kai atiati mo te kino.

Na wai a, ka tae mai nga Mihi- nare, ka korero ki a koutou i te ku- pu a te Atua. Titiro ano koutou ki te pai o a nga Mihinare korero, ahu- arekatia ana, manaakitia ana e kou- tou, hapainga ana hei tikanga mo koutou ko nga tikanga o te Whaka- pono. Na, ko a nga Mihinare, he mea korero mangai atu ki a koutou i te tuatahi, muri iho, ka whaakaakona koutou ki te korero pukapuka : na, ka whakamaoritia ko nga Karaipi- ture tonu a te Atua ; taia ana ki te