First Lessons in Maori
1. By whom was this island discovered? 2. Turi is building a house for Tara and his companions. 3. By whom was Titore fetched to go to Paroa? 4. Fetch page 78 some companions for us to lift this tree. 5. If no canoe is found for me I shall go by land. 6. Is it low tide (literally, Has the tide ebbed) now? 7. Did not Pomare find Turu? 8. All the trees of this forest were felled by those men with axes. 9. Has no food been cooked yet for our guests? 10. Paikea is setting his clearing on fire. 11. When you are setting your clearing on fire be careful lest you set the house on fire.
1. E hiahia ana a Turi ki te noho ki Rotorua ki te whakaoti i tona whare. 2. Kihai tenei whare i hangaa e Turi mo Horo i tera tau. 3. Ki te kore a Paerau e haere mai apopo ka haere ahau ki Taupo kia kite ai ahau i a ia. 4. E kore a Turi e haere ki Te Kaha aianei kei kore ia e kite i a koe apopo. 5. Mehemea e pari ana te tai inaianei e kore tatou e tae ki Ohiwa. 6. Ki te haere koe ki Pakihi aianei, he tangata ranei kei reira hei homai kai ki a koe? 7. He tangata ranei kei konei e matau ana ki te ingoa o tenei rakau? 8. I kite ranei koe i taua manu e noho ana i runga i te rakau? 9. Na wai koe i whakaako ki te korero pukapuka?