First Lessons in Maori
XVI. — §§ 66 to 70
1. Kua mahue a Pare i ona hoa ki Taupo. 2. Kua oti ranei i a Ripi ma te whare o Pare? 3. Na wai i korero ki a koe te weranga o te whare o Rupe? 4. Ka pau i te manu nga hua o au rakau. 5. I te taenga atu o Turi ki tona whare kua poto nga taonga i a Pare te kawe ki waho. 6. Apopo ka oti te taurapa o te waka te whakairo e Whata. 7. Meake ka rupeke nga tangata ki roto ki te whare. 8. He nui te riri o Turi mo te pakarutanga o ana tahā i a Ripi ma. 9. Ka tae a Turi i ahau apopo te arahi ki Maketu.page 66
1. Turi was not overtaken by Pare at Taupo. 2. The rope was cut in two (severed by cutting) by Kupe with an axe. 3. The fruit of those trees was not eaten up by birds. 4. Some of Turi's property has been taken by thieves. 5. Ripi will finish thatching Turi's house (Turi's house will be finished thatching by Ripi) to-morrow. 6. When Turi's house at Motiti is finished (let it be finished) he will live in it. 7. When Turi's house was finished he did not live in it. 8. If Pare's canoe had not been taken away by the flood he would have put you across [the river].