Kōrero: Cultural go-betweens

Rongo pai o Matiu (2 o 2)

Missionary, printer and cultural go-between William Colenso published a Māori translation of the Bible, which proved hugely popular among Māori eager to learn to read and write. This is the first page of the gospel according to Matthew.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: 1/2-005727-F

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, 'Cultural go-betweens - Missionaries', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/zoomify/26949/rongo-pai-o-matiu (accessed 27 September 2020)

He kōrero nā Mark Derby, i tāngia i te 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 22 May 2018