Games and pastimes of the Maori : an account of the various exercises, games and...
Games and pastimes of the Maori : an account of the various exercises, games and pastimes of the natives of New Zealand, as practised in former times, including some information concerning their vocal and instrumental musicEdition
Reset without revision from edition published 1925Maker
Contents: Military exercises & games viewed as useful training (School of arms = Para whakawai ; Wrestling = Whatoto, Takaro mamau ; Boxing = Whawhai mekemeke ; Jumping = Kairerere, Takaro tupeke ; Foot racing = Takaro omaoma, Ti rakau ; Slinging = Tipao, Kotaha ; Tree climbing, etc. = Piki rakau) -- Aquatic games & pastimes (Swimming = Kau whakataetae ; Surf riding = Whakaheke ngaru ; The water jump = Kokiri, Ruku ; The waterside swing = Moari, Morere ; Canoe racing = Waka hoehoe) -- Games requiring agility or manual dexterity (Jackstones = Koruru ; Dart throwing = Toro teka, Ti ringa ; Cats cradle = Whai patokotoko ; Posture dances = Haka) -- Games & pastimes requiring calculation, mental alertness or memorising powers (Draughts = Mu torere ; Riddles, etc. = Kai ; Word play, etc. = Rotarota ; Story telling = Korero tara) -- Games & pastimes of children (Kite flying = Manu tukutuku ; Stilt walking = Pou toti ; Tobogganing = Horua, Reti ; Swinging = Tarere, Pioi ; Skipping = Piu ; Top spinning = Ta potaka ; Hoops = Pirori ; Hide & seek = Taupunipuni, Wi, Tatau manawa, Poroteteke, Topa, Koke ; Jumping jack = Karetao ; Stone bowls = Upokotiti, Tarakoekoea, Hapi Tawa, Kura-winiwini) -- Introduced games -- Maori songs & Maori singing -- Musical instruments -- Lists of Maori games, toys, musical instruments. Includes bibliographical references (p. 184-185) and index.Date Made
New Zealand. Govt.PrinterPublication Place
Dominion Museum bulletin ; no. 8.Subject and Association Keywords
Thomas & Bridget Gallagher LibraryObject Type
394.3 BESCopyright Licence
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