Christianity Among The New Zealanders by William WilliamsChristianity Among The New Zealanders by William Williams

Christianity Among The New Zealanders

byWilliam Williams

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1867 Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XII. 1835, 1836. STATION AT MATAMATA--ANNOYANCES--WAHAROA QUARRELS WITH NGATIKOROKI--DEATH OP PARINGARINGA--MR. CHAPMAN BEGINS A STATION AT ROTORUA--MURDER OP HUNGA--WAHAROA TAKES MAKETU--HORRIBLE SCENES ON THEIR RETURN--RETALIATION EXPECTED--TUMU TAKEN--WAHAROA MAKES GREAT SLAUGHTER AT ROTORUA--MISSION-HOUSE PLUNDERED--PROPERTY SENT FROM MATAMATA PLUNDERED--TARAPIPIPI--NGAKUKUS's CHILD KILLED.--WAHAROA's DEATH. After the Committee of Missionaries had well considered the relative claims of Matamata and Tauranga, it was decided to give the preference to the former place; and the Eev. A. N. Brown undertook the formation of this station, in which he was to be assisted by Mr. Morgan, who for this purpose was to leave Mangapouri. Mr. Brown arrived at Matamata in April, 1835. There were many difficulties to be encountered here also; but it was found that a quiet and firm course of treatment generally sufficed to remove them. These troubles often arose out of the every-day occurrences of life. Mr. Brown having purchased a large supply of potatoes for a winter stock of provision, Paharakeke, the principal chief engaged about the erection of the house, was angry because the potatoes were not all purchased from his tribe, and, perceiving a heavy rain coming on, he tapued the house, in order that the potatoes might not be put under shelter. Mr. Brown felt that if this conduct were not checked, he might some day or other take it into his head to tapu him also. He therefore went to the old man, and told him that though the missionaries would not violate their sacred places, they could not allow the natives to tapu theirs. He then went into the house, and, much to the astonishment of the natives who were collected around, he took down the dirty mats which Paharak...
Title:Christianity Among The New ZealandersFormat:PaperbackDimensions:92 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.19 inPublished:February 8, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217812414

ISBN - 13:9780217812412