A bibliography of writing by Māori in English
"Letter VIII." 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. Shannon, Ire.: Irish UP, 1970. 256. 1st ed. Londo, UK: u.p., 1835. 2nd ed. London, UK: u.p., 1835.
In this letter to CMS missionary William Yate, Raru asserts her strong desire to be baptised and she acknowledges that although she is ‘such a sinful woman’ it is her desire ‘to act as the Bible says, and to forsake all [her]sins.’ Yate’s notes on this and other letters he received can be found under the citation for Wahanga in this bibliography.
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