First Lessons in Maori
1. If I go to Rotorua, I will urge Turu to come. 2. If that tree had fallen the road would have been obstructed. 3. Do not enter inside the house lest Tara should be angry. 4. If he had not come back I should have forgotten. 5. If you should not show me I shall not know. 6. Will a stranger find the road if there should not be a guide? 7. If I had not been staying here there would have been no one as a companion for you. 8. Do not walk in the slippery place lest you should fall. 9. Be careful lest the calabash should be broken. 10. The men are assembling within the house.
1. Ki te haere mai a Rua apopo ka haere ahau ki Kawhia. 2. He nui tana tohe kia haere koe ki a ia. 3. Mehemea kahore ia i reira kua tomokia tona whare e nga tahae. 4. Haere ki taku māra ki te mahi. 5. I whakaae ia ki te haere kei kore ahau e haere. 6. Mehemea e noho ana ia ki konei kua haere mai tona papa ki te tiki i a ia. 7. E kaikā ana a Pou ki te haere ki tawahi o te awa. 8. Ki te mea ka kore tona tuahine e noho ki konei e kore ia e noho. 9. Kei te mahi a Paerau i tona whare.