ARA: NGA KORERO TATAI O NEHE A NGA RUANUKU O TE TUKU IHO OO NGAA ATUA.
Te Tuku Iho Oo Ngaa Atua.
The Treasures Handed Down.
“The elders say there is no one universal system of teaching Te Tuku Iho Oo Ngaa Atua."
"Each Iwi has its own Tohunga, its own Waananga, and its own Tikanga."
"Their word is thus:"
“Hold steadfastly to our teaching, leave out of consideration that of other tribes."
"Let their descendants adhere to their teaching and you to ours, so that if you be in error, it is we your relatives who declare it unto you and you are not responsible; and if you are in the right it is we who shall leave to you this valuable property and should have credit thereof.”