First Lessons in Maori
1. That is the house of our greatest chief. 2. That is a house belonging to our father. 3. That house does not belong to Turi. 4. Your father's house is not there. 5. That is not the road to Tauranga. 6. Your dog is in Titore's possession. 7. That is a good book of yours. 8. My dog is not white. 9. Kuiwai's child's new garments are not in Piri's possession. 10. Those birds belong to his son, Paerau. 11. The large ducks are for their sister, Paku. 12. Let us be inside the house, let [us] not be outside. 13. Turi's is not a swift canoe. 14. The dog with the long tail is not for you.
1. He rangatira nui a Te Kani. 2. He tokomaha nga rangatira i tenei whenua. 3. He hoa a Turi no Kupe. 4. Ehara tenei i te whare. 5. Kahore i roto i toku taiepa tou whare. 6. Ko tehea o enei tou whare? 7. Ko tehea to korua o era whare e toru? 8. Ehara toku i te waka tawhito. 9. He pai tenei taiepa. 10. Ehara i te nui tera whare. 11. Kahore i konei au pukapuka. 12. Ehara i te mea mau tenei pukapuka. 13. Kei te teina o Hata au pukapuka. 14. I roto au manu i te whare inanahi. 15. Ehara i a ia tenei pu.