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Catholic catechism in Māori

Catholic catechism in Māori

This October 1842 catechism, or summary of religious principles, is one of the earliest Māori-language publications produced at the Catholic mission at Kororāreka (later renamed Russell).

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Hirini Kaa, 'Ngā hāhi – Māori and Christian denominations - Catholic Church', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/30628/catholic-catechism-in-maori (accessed 20 September 2021)

Story by Hirini Kaa, published 5 May 2011, updated 1 Mar 2017