The Maori canoe : an account of various types of vessels used by the Maori of Ne...

Name/Title

The Maori canoe : an account of various types of vessels used by the Maori of New Zealand in former times, with some description of those of the Isles of the Pacific, and a brief account of the peopling of New Zealand

Edition

Reprint of 1925 ed.

Maker

Best, Elsdon, 1856-1931

Maker Role

Author

About this object

Partial Contents Classification & description of Maori canoes -- Construction of the waka taua, or war-canoe, from tree-stump to launching -- Fishing and river canoes ; Canoes of Chatham Islands ; Ceremonial observances pertaining to canoes -- Methods of propulsion ; Anchors -- Canoes of the Pacific area -- The peopling of New Zealand. Includes bibliography (p. [436]-443) and index. Partial Contents: Classification & description of Maori canoes -- Construction of the waka taua, or war-canoe, from tree-stump to launching -- Fishing and river canoes ; Canoes of Chatham Islands ; Ceremonial observances pertaining to canoes -- Methods of propulsion ; Anchors -- Canoes of the Pacific area -- The peopling of New Zealand. Includes bibliography (p. [436]-443) and index.

Date Made

[1975]

Publisher

New Zealand. Govt.Printer

Publication Place

Auckland

Series Title

Dominion Museum bulletin ; no. 7

Subject and Association Keywords

Canoes and canoeing -- New Zealand

Subject and Association Keywords

Canoes and canoeing -- Islands of the Pacific

Subject and Association Keywords

Boatbuilding -- New Zealand -- History

Subject and Association Keywords

Maori (New Zealand people) -- History -- To 1840

Subject and Association Keywords

Maori (New Zealand people) -- Rites and ceremonies

Subject and Association Keywords

New Zealand -- Discovery and exploration -- Maori

Subject and Association Keywords

Korero nehe

Subject and Association Keywords

Tangata whenua

Subject and Association Keywords

Waka

Subject and Association Keywords

Tikanga

Named Collection

Thomas & Bridget Gallagher Library

Object Type

Book

Object number

2014.1.0871

Spine Label

623.8 BES

Copyright Licence  

All rights reserved

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