First Lessons in Maori
1. How many men are there in your house? 2. Where were Tara and Rua on Monday? 3. Will they two be here to-morrow? 4. They two will be at Turanga on Tuesday. 5. Was not your dog here yesterday? 6. Was not Tara in his house last night? 7. That is not fruit of this tree. 8. Is not that Tara's house? 9. Is not this house for Hou? 10. Paikea's companion was at Te Puke in the morning. 11. Kupe's sister's dogs are not black. 12. Is the hawk a swift bird? 13. Was the wind strong yesterday? 14. Is that book yours? 15. This is a book of mine.
1. Kei hea a Turi raua ko Kupe? 2. I konei a Turi inanahi. 3. Hei konei a Kupe apopo. 4. I hea a Turi i te Hatarei? 5. Kei kona a Kupe. 6. Tokohia nga tangata kei a koe? 7. Tenei nga tangata tokoiwa. 8. I kona ranei ratou i te Wenerei? 9. Ehara aua tangata i te matemate inapo. 10. He toko-maha nga tangata i runga i tera kaipuke. 11. He ruarua nga ika i roto i te kupenga. 12. He nui te wai o te awa inaianei. 13. Ko wai hei kaiarahi moku ki Taupo? 14. Kahore ranei he tangata hei hoa mo Tuau? 15. Kei hea te tangata i te mere pounamu?