What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
Other editions - View all
acres agricultural annual appears Auckland Australia become better British cabin called Canterbury capital carried cent chief climate colonists colony common considerable cost crop cultivation districts dozen emigration England English equal existence export farm field five four friends give Government grass grazing half hand head hundred important improved increase Island labour land less live look means miles millions missionary months natives natural nearly Nelson North Office once Panama perhaps person planted population portion possess present probably produce profitable prove Province purchase pursuits reader Regulations remarks route Settlements sheep shillings ship soil sort South taken things thousand town trade various Wellington whole wild wool young Zealand
Page vi - Thou shalt also consider in thine heart, that, as a man chasteneth his son, so the Lord thy God chasteneth thee. Therefore thou shalt keep the commandments of the Lord thy God, to walk in his ways, and to fear him. For the Lord thy God bringeth thee into a good land, a land of brooks of water, of fountains and depths that spring out of valleys and hills...
Page 14 - And she may still exist in undiminished vigour when some traveller from New Zealand shall, in the midst of a vast solitude, take his stand on a broken arch of London Bridge to sketch the ruins of St. Paul's.
Page 370 - Abram, Get thee out of thy country, and from thy kindred, and from thy father's house, unto a land that I will show thee. And I will make of thee a great nation, and I will bless thee, and make thy name great ; and thou shalt be a blessing : And I will bless them that bless thee : and curse him that curseth thee : and in thee shall all families of the earth be blessed.
Page 391 - Consider the lilies, how they grow: they toil not, neither do they spin; yet I say unto you, Even Solomon in all his glory was not arrayed like one of these.
Page 161 - Purposes herein-after mentioned; (that is to say,) 1. The Imposition or Regulation of Duties of Customs to be imposed on the Importation or Exportation of any Goods at any Port or Place in the Province: 2. The Establishment or Abolition of any Court of Judicature of Civil or Criminal Jurisdiction, except Courts for trying and punishing such Offences as by the Law of New Zealand are or may be made punishable in a summary Way, or altering the Constitution, Jurisdiction, or Practice of any such Court,...
Page 19 - Hunehuna, where they made a stand. During the fight Hongi stepped from behind a tree to discharge his musket, when a ball struck him : it broke his collar-bone, passed in an oblique direction through his right breast, and came out a little below his shoulder-blade close to the spine. This shot interrupted his career. The wound never closed ; and the wind whistling through it afforded amusement to the sinking warrior.
Page 19 - The next day he fainted, and was supposed to be dead ; when he revived, he said, he should die, but not until the morrow. He ordered his powder to be brought to him, and when he saw it, he said to his children, Ka ora koutou, — you will be safe ; intimating, the powder would be their protection.
Page 501 - Should this be the case, it will probably load to the acquisition of all the land south of the Waitara River, which is essentially necessary for the consolidation of the province, as well as for the use of the settlers. It is also most important to vindicate our right to purchase from those who have both the right and the desire to sell.