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No. 25 (December 1958)
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Haere Ki O Koutou Tipuna 3
The Youngest Maori Party by E. G. Schwimmer 6
Maori Battalion Reunion by Elsdon Craig 9
Hostel for New Plymouth by E. B. Marriott 11
Values of a Maori Boarding School by Tirohia 12
The Love Charm of Paratene by Alan Armstrong 14
The Siege of Tokaakuka Pa, by Peta Wairua 17
Waiohou na Iki Pouwhare 19
A Vienna Journal 20
Where Maori and Pakeha First Met 28
The Ironsands of Taharoa 31
Memories of Our Valley, by Ngahinaturae te Uira 32
Reviving the Drowned 36
We made our own Piupius, by Pupils of Tawera Maori School 38
The Growing of Kumara 41
Tu and the Taniwha, by Kate Shaw 47
Off the Land, by Rev. Kingi Ihaka 51
Seasonal work on the Farm 53
Sports Strength in Sport, by N. P. K. Puriri 54
Indoor Bowls, by T. P. K. Joseph 55
An Overhaul for your Car, by Des Mahoney 56
The Mental Health of the Maori, by Dr F. McDonald 57
Paua Recipes, by Kai Moana 62
Your Children's Deafness can be Prevented by G. A. Q. Lennane 63

The Minister of Maori Affairs: The Rt. Hon. W. Nash.

The Secretary for Maori Affairs: M. Sullivan.

Management Committee: Chairman: B. E. Souter, Asst. Secretary. Members: M. R. Jones, W. T. Ngata, E. G. Schwimmer, G. H. Stanley, M. J. Taylor.

Editor: E. G. Schwimmer, M.A.

Associate Editor (Maori text): W. T. Ngata, Lic. Int.

Sponsored by the Maori Purposes Fund Board.

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published by the department of maori affairs december 1958

printed by pegasus press ltd.

Cover Picture: This photograph of Rev. Naru Ngawaka, taken in the church at Manakau (near Kaitaia), strikes a solemn mood for Christmas. Rev. Ngawaka was 85 years old when this picture was taken by Mr Lou Hobson.

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