A history of the earliest inhabitants of the east and south of the South Island by one of the most interesting of historians. The title is somewhat dated, Moriori is the name now reserved for the original inhabitants of the Chatham Islands, but in Beattie's day it was commonly used as the name of the first people in Te Wai Pounamu. First published in 1941, this is a facsimile edition with a new index of Maori words.
Cadsonbury Publications, Christchurch, 1993. Softback. 73 pages, with a new index of Maori words. NEW