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THE MAORI CONTINGENT

(By Tekuraph.—PreEs Association.) Auckland, November 10.

As stated by the Prime Minister; in his speech at Papakura on Monday night,. tho Maori Contingent, .whitih is, now in.; training at Avondale, will not bo divided as was at one time proposed, but the whole 500 men will be dispatched to one'destination,: which,' as-already, stated, will probably be Egypt. • ■'It-was stated in the House of Representatives a few weeks ago by tho Minister' of Defence that; an opportunity would probably be given to some of the members of the present garrison 'force ,at' Samoa ;to volunteer for the front, and'he indicated that in order to allow them to leave Samoa an equal number of Maoris would be sent tlioro in order to keep up the strength. ■ The decision to keep* all the Maoris together, however,; will: render; it impossible for any of the men'at' Samoa .to be relieved from duty there.

The Prime Minister,' in reply to. a quostion, . stated' that; it was not .proposed to .train a further. Maori force for Samoa. 1 '' "

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THE MAORI CONTINGENT, Dominion, Volume 8, Issue 2304, 11 November 1914

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THE MAORI CONTINGENT Dominion, Volume 8, Issue 2304, 11 November 1914

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