A bibliography of writing by Māori in English
Sarah Watkins Waru
"Sarah Watkins Waru To The Rev. W. Yate; From the Waimate, Nov. 1834." An Account of New Zealand and of The Church Missionary Society’s Mission in the Northern Island. William Yate. Intro. by Judith Binney and a new index comp. Michael Hewson. 3rd ed. Shannon, Ire.: Irish UP, 1970. 273-275. 1st ed. London, UK: Seeley and Burnside, 1835. 2nd ed. London, UK: Seeley and Burnside, 1835. Rpt. in part as "From a Letter by Sarah Watkins Waru to Rev. W. Yate.; From The Waimate, Nov. 1834." In Māori Is My Name: Historical Writings in Translation. Ed. John Caselberg. Dunedin, N.Z.: John McIndoe, 1975. 41-42.
Sarah informs missionary William Yate of those who have died since Yate’s departure from New Zealand to England and while acknowledging that ‘it is well that his [Christ’s] believing people should go to Him, and not sit here forever’ she fears that before Yate’s return to New Zealand ‘we shall be all swept away.’
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