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No. 26 (March 1959)
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CONTENTS

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Tolaga Bay and its District High School by Dr D. Sinclair 6
How Our Great-Grandparents Lived by Tiniku Moore 10
Of Taniwha, Ngarara and How Paeroa Got Its Name, by Leo Fowler 12
Education in Two Cultures Can Be a Success by Frank McPherson 15
An Appreciation of ‘Maori’ by Allan Armstrong 18
Origin of the Polynesians by Peter Kaua 21
A Famous Haka, Edited by Rev. Tipi Kaa 22
East Coast Tribes Have a Modern Whare Wananga, by Leo Fowler 24
Tennis Comes to Life in the North by Antigone Kefala 28
Jim Morris, Gun Shearer of the Wairarapa by Wattie Carkeek 36
Pictures in our Heads, by Otto Klineberg 40
Frederick Augustus Bennett, by Hemi Matenga 44
The Concert, by Kate Shaw 47
Uenuku or Kahukura (The Rainbow God of War), by Tuta Nihoniho 50
Proverbial and Popular Sayings of the Maori by Rev. Kingi Ihaka 54
Maori Children Come to Life in Remarkable Novel, by E. G. Schwimmer 57
Crossword Puzzle 60
A Home at Last, by Nicky Barber 61
The egg and us 62

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.

Subscriptions to Te Ao Hou at 7/6 per annum (4 issues) or £1 for three years' subscriptions at all offices of the Maori Affairs Department and P.O. Box 2390, Wellington, New Zealand.

Registered at G.P.O., Wellington, for transmission through the post as a magazine.

Editorial Address: P.O. Box 2390, Wellington

published by the department of maori affairs march 1959

printed by pegasus press ltd.

Brief Notices

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Cover Photo: This young artist with the hula hoops comes from Punaruku, Northland. Photo: Peter Blanc.

Auckland Issue: We shall publish our special issue on the Auckland Maori in June (issue 27). It is fully described on the back cover. Contributions are welcome until the last week in March.

Literary Competition: A rich crop of contributions for the competition, both in English and Maori, reached this office before the end of January. The report by the judges, Messrs Jones and Campbell, and the winning entries, will be published in our June issue.