The Maori Messenger – Te Karere Maori was a government-sponsored bilingual newspaper in the mid-19th century. In 1860, when Governor Thomas Gore Browne organised a conference at Kohimarama, Auckland, attended by Māori chiefs from around the country, The Maori Messenger published the entire proceedings. The Kohimarama conference was later used by kotahitanga movements as a historical example of kotahitanga in action.
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Niupepa: Maori newspapers
Reference: The Maori Messenger: Te Karere Maori, 14 July, 1860, p.1
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