First Lessons in Maori
XII. — §§ 46 to 50
1. Ki te haere ahau ki Rotorua, ka tohe ahau kia haere mai a Turu. 2. Mehemea kua hinga taua rakau, kua kati te huarahi. 3. Kaua e tomo ki roto ki te whare kei riri a Tara. 4. Mehemea kihai ia i hoki mai kua wareware ahau. 5. Ki te kore koe e whakaatu ki ahau, e kore ahau e matau. 6. E kite koia te tauhou i te huarahi ki te kore (if there should not be) he kai-arahi? 7. Mehemea kahore ahau e noho ana i konei, kahore he tangata hei hoa mou. 8. Kaua e haere i te wahi mania kei hinga koe. 9. Kia tupato kei pakaru te tahā. 10. Kei te huihui nga tangata ki roto ki te whare.
1. If Rua should come to-morrow I shall go to Kawhia. 2. He is very urgent (he nui tana tohe) that you should go to him. 3. If he had not been there, the thieves would have entered his house. 4. Go into my garden to work. 5. He consented to go lest I should not go. 6. If he were staying here his father would have come to fetch him. 7. Pou is eager to go to the other side of the river. 8. If his sister should cease to live here he will not stay. 9. Paerau is at work on his house.