First Lessons in Maori
1. There are two women in the house weaving a garment. 2. Hou's house was burnt with fire by Tara. 3. Turi shall show you two the road. 4. Titore swam over that river. 5. Nope fetched Porou from Waiapu. 6. Turu has arrived as a teacher for the children of this village. 7. You had better send a messenger presently to Tareha. 8. Te Keteiwi is skilful at carving canoes. 9. At the end of his speech the hearers clapped their hands. 10. How did Rua save his daughter when the canoe upset? 11. What did Rata do to the murderers of his father? 12. Reach out your hand and rub my forehead. 13. If Turi should come on Tuesday, Pare shall fetch you lest you should not see him.
1. Kei te mara aua tangata tokorua e whakato rakau ana. 2. I titorea tena rakau ki te toki. 3. Ma Pare koe e arahi ki te kainga o Turi. 4. I mauria mai e Turi i page 79 Aotea tena kuri. 5. I hangaa e Tareha he pa mona ki Waiohiki. 6. Ko wai te kaihanga o ena whare ou? 7. Me rui ki tehea wahi o te mara enei purapura? 8. Na wai koe i whakaako ki te hao ika? 9. I te toronga o tona ringaringa i whakatika katoa ona hoa. 10. Me pehea he hokinga mo Turi ki tona motu? 11. Ka aha koe a te taenga mai o Tara? 12. Hamama tou waha, whatero hoki tou arero. 13. Hutia te punga o to tatou waka. 14. Mehemea i konei a Turi inanahi kua tikina koe e Pare kia kite ai koe i a ia.