Kōrero: Diverse Christian churches

The Book of Mormon in Māori

Starting in 1889, several successive Māori-language translations of the Book of Mormon, the sacred text of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (Mormon Church), were published in New Zealand. This edition, from about 1950, has a cover illustration of a pre-European-settlement battle, and a heading urging Māori to be watchful against their enemies.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: Wesley Richards, Te hahi Momoni : whakatika, e te iwi! Kua tae mai te hoa-riri. Te Aroha: Maori Tract Depot, c. 1950 (S-L 1117-FRONT; S-L 1117-FIRST)

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Mark Derby, 'Diverse Christian churches - Mormons, Seventh-day Adventists and Jehovah’s Witnesses', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/interactive/31114/the-book-of-mormon-in-maori (accessed 3 December 2021)

He kōrero nā Mark Derby, i tāngia i te 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 20 Apr 2018