|My daughter was very ill last week, but now she is better.
||He nui te mate o taku kotiro i tera wiki, term ko tenei, kua alma ora ake.
|I called John, but he would not come.
||I [unclear: karangatio] ano e au a Hoani, otira kihai ia i pai ki te haere mai.
|George is going to Taupo, but I am going to [unclear: Tauranga].
||E haere ana a Hori ki Taupo; ko alum ia, e [unclear: haere] ana ki Tauranga.
|We bought some bread in the town, but it was not good.
||I hokona e matou he taro i te taone, otiia [unclear: eharai] te mea pai.
|They killed the men, but they saved the women alive.
||I patua e ratou nga tane; ko nga woahine [unclear: ia] whakarauorangia.
|He did not stay long at school; but his brother stayed two years.
||Kihai i roa tona noho ki te kura; [unclear: ka] tona teina ia, i noho, a, rua noa nga tau.
|Do not go by ship to Taranaki, but go by [unclear: land]
||Kauaka e haere ki Taranaki na te kaipuke, engari me [unclear: m] uta.
He tikanga ke tenei.