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No 3. (Summer 1953)
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There is a serious shortage of reading matter about the Maori people, especially about their present-day life. Yet Maori boys and girls must have a desire to find out something more about themselves, and the young Pakeha would find it fascinating to get an inside view of another people with whom he lives in the same country. Apart from some legends and details of ancient pa life, there is very little he can go to. For this reason the Education Department has helped us to distribute Te Ao Hou in schools. We have not printed the material for our younger readers separately. We hope that some of our stories, scattered through the issue, will provide what our younger readers are interested to know.