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No. 36 (September 1961)
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E KAHU MAMAHU

I te taumata o Te Puke-ao-marama,
Ki tua i te uira-pa, i te tohu-Uru
He atarangi ka mekari e.

E Kahu mamahu o te po-atarau,
Toku moana-aroha
Kaua e wea a koe i te Tupuhi,
I te po, kei te tala rere mai e.

Ka mekari he atarangi
I te hopua kei hea te moko
Ka miti te Wai-mate:
He atarangi o he ripeka-paraire e.

E kahu mamahu o te po atarau
Toku moana-aroha
Kaua e wea a koe i te Tupuhi,
I te po, Kei te tala rere mai e.

Kawe te rakau-ata i te ra nui
Kua toki te taumanu o Te Waka-mahara
Ki te ripeka-rakau o he tangata e.

E Kahu mamahu o te po-atarau
Toku moana-aroha
Kaua e wea a koe i te Tupuhi,
I te po, Kei te tala rere mai e.

He ata; he po; he po-atarangi
Ko te marama ia i nga parirau-mohua
Te pungarehu o te hara kua muru
E Kahu mamahu o te po-atarau.