|News in Tokerau||6|
|From Te Hapua to Invercargill, by Elsdon Craig||7|
|Marae and college, by Ngata P. Pitcaithly||8|
|Te Kauwhau a Hamuera Matenga, na Hoterene Keretene||10|
|Te Rangiatahua Royal, by Pei Te Hurinui Jones||12|
|Our Literary Competition||15|
|Winning stories: He Korero Hararei—A Holiday Story, by H. Te M. Wikiriwhi||16|
|I failed the test of life, by Mason Durie||22|
|The sky wept at Waitangi, by Stanhope Andrews||24|
|In the Shadow of Ruapehu, by E. Schwimmer||28|
|The Kaitaia Lintel, Is it Maori? by Dr Gilbert Archey||32|
|Achievement of a conference||37|
|Te Pua a Hinemahanga||45|
|The home garden, by R. Falconer||51|
|I shall play tennis all my life, by Michael Lindsay||52|
|Books for older children, by J. C. Sturm||54|
|Seasonal work on the farm, by Dixon Wright||56|
|Crossword puzzle no. 14||57|
|Women's world—The hand that rocks the cradle, by Lucienne Noblet||58|
|Making cushions, by Betty Johnston||60|
|Mothercraft, by Keritapu||61|
|The Magic Tree (Cartoon)||63|
The Minister of Maori Affairs: The Hon. E. B. Corbett.
The Secretary for Maori Affairs: T. T. Ropiha, I.S.O.
Management Committee: C. J. Stace, LL.B., C. M. Bennett, D.S.O., M.A., DIP.ED., DIP.SOC.SC., W. T. Ngata, LIC.INT., E. G. Schwimmer, M.A., M. J. Taylor.
Editor: E. G. Schwimmer, M.A.
Sponsored by the Maori Purposes Fund Board.
Subscriptions to Te Ao Hou at 7/6 per annum (4 issues) of £1 for three years' subscriptions at all offices of the Maori Affairs Department and P.O. Box 2390, Wellington, New Zealand. Retail Price: 2/-.
Registered at the G.P.O., Wellington, for transmission through the post as a magazine.
published by the maori affairs department 1 april 1956