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No. 18 (May 1957)
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Contents

Articles page
Towards a Welfare Programme 6
S. M. Mead, Constable McFarland 10
Rora, A Home is Made 12
Rowley Habib, The Burial 15
Apirana Ngata, Waikato Taniwharau II 18
Elsdon Craig, From Tamaki Makaurau 23
Rev Manu Bennett, The Maori People of Wellington 25
Royalty's First Hangi? 31
We keep our land for our children 32
E. G. Schwimmer, The Fires of Ngatoroirangi 37
Folk Tales from Papamoa 43
T. T. Ropiha, The Place of the Maori in a Modern Community 47
E. W. Williams, United States Indians 53
W. J. Phillipps, Plaits and Plaiting 60
Betty Johnston, Puddings for This Winter 62
Hoterene Keretene, Weddings at Otira Ko Te Reo Maori 63
Ko te kaupapa hou a te Tari Toko i te Ora 6
Apirana Ngata, Waikato Taniwharau, II 18
Nga Whakatauaki me nga Pepeha Maori 41
He reo no te Ao Tawhito 43
Dr Maharaia Winiata, Ripoata o te Hui i Ngaruawahia 56
Permanent Features
Haere Ki O Koutou Tipuna 2
News in Brief 22
Rev Kingi Ihaka, Proverbial and Popular sayings of the Maori 41
Seasonal Work on the Farm 52
Books 53
Sports 57
R. G. Falconer, The Home Garden 58
Crossword Puzzle 59
Women's World 60

Cover Photo: The new look on Maori farms. This was taken near homestead of Mr E. C. Pohio, runner-up for the Ahuwhenua Sheep Trophy, 1957. This sheep farm is one of the many established over the last few years near Lake Rotoiti. See our article on page 32.

Literary Competition: Our judges' decision is given on page 10, and the three best stories submitted are presented in this issue (pages 1017).

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, L.L.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.

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