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THE FIRST NEW ZEALANDERS
Philip Houghton
ISBN0340252413
$37.50

An archaeological and anthropological study of pre-European remains in New Zealand, which provides information on the physical life led by the early Maori, and what affected them.

Hodder and Stoughton, Auckland, 1980. Hardback with dust jacket. 156 pages. SECONDHAND


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THE MOA-HUNTERS OF NEW ZEALAND
T. Lindsay Buick
510220523
$125.00

Subtitled Sportsmen of the Stone Age, this is an account of the period prior to European contact, when the Maori hunted the Moa to extinction. Based on the archaeological record. With photographic plates. This copy is in good condition with a good dust jacket.

Thomas Avery and Sons Ltd., New Plymouth, 1937. Hardback with dust jacket. 260 pages. SECONDHAND


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THE MOA-HUNTER PERIOD OF MAORI CULTURE
Roger Duff, H D Skinner and Michael M Trotter
ISBN0477010091
$75.00

The evidence left of the earliest Maori cultural period, the 'moa-hunters.' Based on excavated remains and oral tradition. Well illustrated.  First published in 1950 this is the third edition with additional material.

Government Printer, Wellington, 1977. Hardback with dust jacket. 433 pages. SECONDHAND


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MAORI ROCK ART
Michael Dunn
ISBN05789004743
$32.50

The result of years of research the emphasis is on rock art as a valid art form rather than as archaeological evidence of pre history. Illustrations and site map.

A.H. & A.W. Reed, Wellington, 1972. Hardback, no dust jacket as issued. 32 pages. SECONDHAND


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PREHISTORIC ROCK ART OF NEW ZEALAND
Michael Trotter and Beverley McCulloch
ISBN058268997X
$42.50

Archeologist Trotter and artist McCulloch describe the Maori prehistoric rock art of New Zealand. Includes examples from North Otago, South Canterbury, Weka Pass, Benmore area, Kaingaroa, Chatham Islands dendroglyphs, Awamoko, Kaikoura, Taranaki, Raglan, Lake Okataina, Kaingaroa, Lake Taupo and Lake Tarawera. New edition of 1971 original.

Longman Paul, Auckland, 1981. Softback. Illustrated. 88 Pages. SECONDHAND


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HOSTILE SHORES, CATASTROPHIC EVENTS IN PREHISTORIC NEW ZEALAND
Bruce McFadgen
ISBN 9781869403904
$49.99

Combines Maori oral tradition with geological, archaeological and anthropological evidence to describe the impact tsunamis, earthquakes and volcanoes had on Maori from prehistoric times to the 18th century. ‘Essential reading for anyone living within 300 metres of the shoreline’.

Auckland University Press, 2007. Softback. 298 pages. NEW


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PREHISTORIC MAORI FORTIFICATIONS IN THE NORTH ISLAND OF NEW ZEALAND
Aileen Fox
ISBN0582717469
$37.50

The archaeology and interpretation of the remains of Maori pa including structures within the pa such as houses, storage pits etc. Monograph No. 6 of the New Zealand Archaeological Association.

Longman Paul Ltd. Auckland, 1976. Hardback with dust jacket. 74 pages. SECONDHAND


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MAORI FORTIFICATIONS Two Publications
Nigel Prickett
310280011
$47.50

Two papers, one describing the fortifications of the Okato District and the other the fortifications of the Tataraimaka District, Taranaki. Illustrated.

Auckland Institute and Museum, 1982 and 1983. Softbacks. 39 pages and 53 pages. SECONDHAND


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NGA WAKA MAORI Maori Canoes
Anne Nelson
ISBN9780333416471
$45.00

Looks at the origins and development of Maori canoes, the different types, the spirituall dimension and post European changes. Also describes the history of waka racing. Illustrations.

Macmillan New Zealand Ltd., Auckland, 1991. Softback. 120 pages. SECONDHAND


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POLYNESIAN VOYAGERS
Elsdon Best
710270021
$42.50

Monograph by noted scholar Elsdon Best who spent years in close contact with Maori in the Urewera. Maori navigation, exploration and colonisation.

Dominion Museum Monograph, No.5, Wellington, 1923. Softback. 54 pages. SECONDHAND


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THE COMING OF THE MAORI
Te Rangi Hiroa (Sir Peter Buck)
0087
$80.00

Maori history from the discovery of New Zealand, includes Maori speech, food, houses, mats, weaving, clothing, tools, canoes, fishing, games, music, weapons, decoration, art, family, religion and warfare. First published in 1949 this is the second edition.

Whitcombe & Tombs Ltd., Christchurch, 1950. Hardback with dust jacket. 551 pages. SECONDHAND


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THE GREAT NEW ZEALAND MYTH
D R Simmons (Rawiri Te Puru Terehou)
ISBN0589009494
$110.00

Study of the discovery and origin traditions of the Maori. Includes genealogies of the Canoes, extensive bibliography, the arrival from Hawaiki etc. Scarce. A few chips to the dust jacket.

AH and AW Reed, Wellington, 1976. Hardback with dust jacket. 504 pages. SECONDHAND


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THE GREAT NEW ZEALAND MYTH
D R Simmons (Rawiri Te Puru Terehou)
ISBN9781877346026
$90.00

A study of the discovery and origin traditions of the Maori. Includes genealogies of the Canoes, extensive bibliography, tribal accounts of the arrival from Hawaiki etc.First published in 1976, this is a facsimile of the original edition.

Cadsonbury Publications, Christchurch, 2004. Softback, 504 pages. NEW

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T. E. Donne
ISBN9781869640209
$60.00

"An account of a highly attractive, intelligent people, their doubtful origin, their customs & ways of living, art, methods of warfare, hunting & other characteristics mental & physical." First published in 1927 this is a facsimile reprint.

Kiwi Reprints, Christchurch. Hardback, no dust jacket as issued. 287 pages. NEW


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THE MAORI YESTERDAY AND TODAY
James Cowan
110290623
$95.00

One of the classic works on Maori life and culture by one of the leading NZ scholars of his day. Cowan covers origins, tapu, maketu, poetry, whakatauki, moko, cultivation of kumara, the tangi etc.

Whitcombe & Tombs Ltd., Christchurch, 1930. Hardback with dust jacket. 266 pages. SECONDHAND


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MAORI LORE. The Traditions of the Maori People
James Izett
11028031
$175.00

The Wharekura and the Gods of Hawaiki, Legends of Hawaiki, Canoes of the Migration, Legends of Aotearoa. Illustrations from photographs by Arthur Isles of Rotorua.

Government Printer, Wellington, 1904. Hardback, no dust jacket. 451 pages. SECONDHAND


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THE NATURAL WORLD OF THE MAORI
Margaret Orbell with photographs by Geoff Moon
ISBN0002172194
$45.00

The myths, customs, and arts of Maori in relationship to their natural environment. A beautiful book with photographs and illustrations.

William Collins with David Bateman, Auckland, 1985. Hardback with dustjacket. 230 pages. SECONDHAND


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MAORI LIFE AND CUSTOM
W J Phillipps
510270131
$42.50

A complete guide to traditional Maori life and custom by an ethnologist of the Dominion Museum and protege of Elsdon Best. All aspects of  Maori social and economic life. Illustrated in line drawings.

AH and AW Reed, Wellington, 1966. Hardback with dust jacket.  180 pages. SECONDHAND


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MAORI SUPERSTITIONS
John White
ISBN97818773460905
$30.00

Text of a lecture delivered by White to the Young Men's Christian Association at the Odfellows Hall, Auckland, 20th June, 1856. First published then, this is a facsimile reprint with a new index.

Cadsonbury Publications, Christchurch, 2004. Softback. 33page, with new index. NEW


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KAI TAHU TAOKA
Otago Museum
ISBN0790011026
$95.00

Kai Tahu Taoka is a collection of Kai Tahu (Ngai Tahu) treasures held in Otago Museum. The taonga include carvings, jewellery, garments, waka in wood, bone, pounamu, feathers and fibre. A photographic catalogue of the material culture of Otago Maori.

Reed Books, Auckland, 2006. Hardback with dust jacket. 199 pages. SECONDHAND


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MAORI GODSTICKS IN VARIOUS COLLECTIONS
T Barrow
610280011
$95.00

Photographs, diagrams and descriptions of 14 Maori Godsticks. Second part of a study of the collection of Rev. Richard Taylor. These heathen fertility idols were discarded upon conversion to Christianity. Dominion Museum Records in Ethnology Vol. 1 No. 6.

Dominion Museum, Wellington, 1961. Softback, 36 pages. SECONDHAND


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MAORI LIFE IN AOTEA
Johannes C. Andersen
ISBN9781877151484
$90.00

A scholarly attempt to describe the ancient Maori people in their every day life and customs, sayings, mana, legends and folk lore. First published in 1907 this is a facsimile reprint.

Cadsonbury Publications, Christchurch, 2000. Softback. 675 pages. NEW


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THE MAORI Two Volumes
Elsdon Best
ISBN9781877346354 ISBN9781877346392
$120.00

Surveys Maori as seafarers, colonisers, traditional learning, whare wananga, cosmology, anthropogeny, myths, religion, magic, social customs, sickness, death, burial, arts, games, music, science, agriculture, architecture, fishing, woodcraft, textile arts, adornment. First published in 1924, this is a facsimile reprint of that edition. Two volume set.

Cadsonbury Publications, Christchurch, 2011. Softbacks. Vol. I, 528 pages, Vol. II, 637 pages. NEW


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LEGENDS OF THE MAORI Volume I, Mythology, Folklore, Tradition and Poetry
Maui Pomare and James Cowan
ISBN9781877346422
$90.00

A comprehensive and authorititive collection of Maori tradition and folklore with artistic illustrations by Stuart Peterson. First published in 1930 without an index, this is a facsimile reprint of the original text, with a substantial and completely new index.

Cadsonbury Publications, Christchurch, 2013. Softback. 446 pages, with index. NEW


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LEGENDS OF THE MAORI Volume II, Mythology, Folklore, Tradition and Poetry
Maui Pomare and James Cowan
ISBN9781927203002
$90.00

A comprehensive and authoritative collection of Maori folklore and tradition with artistic illustrations by Stuart Peterson. First published in 1930 without an index, this is a facsimile reprint of the original text, with a substatial and completely new index. Includes a folding genealogy chart of the principal families of Ngati Toa.

Cadsonbury Publications, Christchurch, 2014. Softback. 393 pages, with index. NEW


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THE MAP DRAWN BY THE CHIEF TUKI-TAHUA IN 1793
R.R.D. Milligan, edited by John Dunmore
610211211
$255.00

Facinating account of a map drawn by the kidnapped captive Tukitahua at Norfolk Island in 1793. It was made on paper and is the oldest surviving map drawn by a New Zealander. Limited numbered edition of 250 copies, this is no. 56. Good copy and very uncommon.

Estate of R.R.D. Milligan, Mangonui, 1964. Softback. 146 duplicated text pages with a few photograph plates. SECONDHAND


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TREASURY OF MAORI EXPLORATION
A.W. Reed
ISBN058900977X
$55.00

"What I have tried to do is to present the story of what the first Polynesian settlers sid when they reached New Zealand." These are tales of infinite variety and imagination.

A.H. and A.W. Reed, Wellington, 1977. Hardback with dust jacket. 288 pages. SECONDHAND


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TREASURY OF MAORI FOLKLORE
A.W. Reed
130
$100.00

Treasury of Maori Folklore by A.W. Reed. A comprehensive and authoratitve survey of Maori myths, legends, folklore and religious beliefs. 1974 reprint of 1963 first edition.

A.H. & A.W. Reed, Wellington, 1974. Hardback with dust jacket. 491 pages. SECONDHAND 


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FOLK-TALES OF THE MAORI
A.A. Grace
ISBN9781877346194
$70.00

An interesting collection of Maori folk tales handed down in the oral tradition and collected by Grace, with the help of Karepa te Whetu, around 1900. First published in 1907 this is a facsimile reprint.

Cadsonbury Publications, Christchurch, 2008. Softback. 257 pages. NEW


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FAIRY FOLK TALES OF THE MAORI
James Cowan
5102903
$65.00

Maori legends of the Patu-paiarehe or Turehu, the fairy-forest dwellers. Collected by Cowan from the old generation of Maori of his time. THIS is the second edition.

Whitcombe and Tombs, Auckland, 1930. Hardback with dust jacket. 173 pages. SECONDHAND


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MAORI LORE OF LAKE, ALP AND FIORD
Herries Beattie
110280612
$225.00

Folk-lore, fairy tales, traditions and place names of the scenic wonderland of the South Island. The text is divided into three parts, the lakes, the alps and the fiords.

Otago Daily Times, Dunedin, 1945. Hardback, no dust jacket as issued. 150 pages. SECONDHAND


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THE MAORI-POLYNESIAN COMPARATIVE DICTIONARY
Edward Tregear
ISBN9781877346095
$100.00

A monumental work of Polynesian philology by a fromer secretary of the New zealand Polynesian Society, with an introductory text, the dictionary, index and additional and unique manuscript notes by W.H. Sherwood Roberts. First published in 1891, this is a facimile of that edition with additions.

Cadsonbury Publications, Christchurch, 2001. Softback. 675 pages. NEW


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MAORI PLACE-NAMES
Johannes Andersen
ISBN9781877151477
$90.00

An extensive introduction to Maori place-names, personal names, and names of colours, weapons and natural objects. First published by the Polynesian Society of New Zealand in 1942, this is a facimile reprint.

Cadsonbury Publications, Christchurch, 2000. Softback. 492 pages. NEW


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THE MAORI TOHUNGA
Johannes C. Andersen
ISBN9781877346064
$60.00

"A fragment intended to increase the sympathetic interest in the belief and the philosophy of the Polynesians, an interest that has for some time been active." First published in 1948 this is a facsimile reprint.

Cadsonbury Publications, Christchurch, 2005. Softback. 135 pages. NEW



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MOKO - MAORI TATTOO
Tame Iti, Pita Turei and Nichole MacDonald
ISBN9783908161967
$120.00

A collection of photographs of personal Moko together with stories of the sitters. The entire work is dedicated to the return of the mokomokai to their homeland. THIS BOOK is large and will require additional postage for overseas destinations.

Edition Stemmle, New York, 1999. Hardback with dust jacket. 142 pages. SECONDHAND


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MYTHS AND LEGENDS OF MAORILAND
A W Reed illustrated by Dennis Turner
610250422
$35.00

The most readable collection of Maori folk tales, a classic with pen and ink illustrations. Includes the mythology of creation, the natural world of plants and birds and the supernatural world of fairy and taniwha. First published in 1946, revised and enlarged since.

AH and AW Reed, Wellington, 1964. Hardback with dust jacket. 246 pages. SECONDHAND


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TRADITIONAL LIFEWAYS OF THE SOUTHERN MAORI
James Herries Beattie edited by Atholl Anderson
ISBN9780908569793
$75.00

Beattie collected oral lore and transcribed notes taken by other informants. This is an exceptional body of knowledge on Maori life in Te Wai Pounamu, from Otago, Canterbury and Westland. 

University of Otago Press, Dunedin, 1994. Softback. 636 pages. SECONDHAND


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THE MAORI AS HE WAS A Brief account of Maori Life as it was in Pre-European days
Elsdon Best
510280525
$75.00

An account of Maori life in pre-European days. Settlement legends, mythology and folklore, religion, social life, art and customs. The first edition.

Dominion Museum, Wellington, 1924. Hardback without dust jacket. 280 pages. SECONDHAND


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THE MAORI AS HE WAS
Elsdon Best
0091
$65.00
$45.00

A brief account of Maori life as it was in pre-European days. Elsdon Best was a noted pakeha scholar of all things Maori. This is a classic work. Third impression. Originally printed in 1924, this is a facsimile reprint.

Government Printer, Wellington, 1974. Hardback with dust jacket. 296 pages. SECONDHAND


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MAORI MARRIAGE
Bruce Biggs
ISBN0589004735
$37.50

A study of Maori marriage custom assembled from many sources, including much previously unpublished Maori text. Illustrated. First published in 1960, this is the second impression.

Published for the Polynesian Society by A.H. and A.W. Reed, Wellington, 1970. Hardback with dust jacket. 108 pages. SECONDHAND


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HUI A Study of Maori Ceremonial Gatherings
Anne Salmond
ISBN0589007491
$55.00

Introduces all aspects of the Hui and its significance for Maori, it is the definiative study of ceremonial gatherings and rituals that are the life blood of the marae. A New Zealand classic. First edition.

A.H. and A.W. Reed, Wellington, 1975. Hardback with dust jacket. 226 pages. SECONDHAND


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HONGI HIKA Warrior Chief
Dorothy Cloher
ISBN9780670045440
$80.00

The biography of the Ngapuhi chief who was at the forefront of early European Maori contact and who visited Britain in 1820. He also led his tribe on their devastating raids during the Musket Wars and was feared throughout the north. Illustrations.

Viking Penguin, Auckland, 2003. Hardback with dust jacket. 351 pages. SECONDHAND

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MARSDEN'S LIEUTENANTS
J.R. Elder
310280312
$145.00

The dramatic story of the three missionary agents placed by Marsden in the Bay of Islands on his first visit to New Zealand. Companion volume to 'Letters and Journals of Samuel Marsden'. A limited edition of 1000 numbered copies, signed by the author. THIS COPY No. 639 has some damage to the dust jacket.

Otago University Council, Dunedin, 1934. Hardback with dust jacket. 280 pages. SECONDHAND


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I HAVE PLANTED... A Biography of Alfred Nesbit Brown
Noeline V Hall
ISBN0908564422
$35.00

Brown arrived in 1829 with the Church Missionary Society and ministered to Maori and Pakeha in Northland and Tauranga. Arriving in New Zealand when he was 26 years old he spent nearly his entire life ministering in New Zealand.

The Dunmore Press, Palmerston North, 1981. Hardback with dust jacket. 267 pages. SECONDHAND


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BIBLE & TREATY Missionaries Among The Maori-A New Perspective
Keith Newman
ISBN9780143204084
$55.00

Fresh perspectives on the missionary story, from the lead-up to Samuel Marsden's first sermon; the struggle for survival and understanding, to the dramatic events that unfolded around the Treaty of Waitangi and the disillusionment that led to the land wars.

Penguin NZ, Auckland, 2010. Softback. 367 pages. NEW


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TE HAHI WETERIANA
George I. Laurenson
410250913
$47.50

A very well researched and illustrated anniversary account of one hundred and fifty years of the Methodist Maori Missions. Published as Volume 27 of the Proceedings of the Wesley Historical Society of New Zealand.

Institute Press, Auckland, second printing 1973. Hardback with dust jacket. 267 pages. SECONDHAND


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AN ACCOUNT OF NEW ZEALAND
William Yate
ISBN0589001027
$37.50

Written after six and a half years with the Church Mission Society's mission in New Zealand, this book treats of Maori society at a time of rapid change and the author's descriptions are among the earliest recorded from the nineteenth century. First published in 1835, this is a facsimile reprint with a new index.

A.H. and A.W. Reed, Wellington, 1970. Hardback with dust jacket. 310 pages. SECONDHAND


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JOURNAL OF A TEN MONTHS' RESIDENCE IN NEW ZEALAND 1820
Richard A Cruise edited by A G Bagnell
510260914
$42.50

An early account of New Zealand and interaction with Maori in relation to trading for ship's spars. Cruise gives information on Maori beliefs and attitudes of the time based on his own experience. Illustrated, limited edition of 650 copies, this unnumbered. 

Pegasus Press, Christchurch, 1957. Hardback with dust jacket. 235 pages. SECONDHAND


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CUSTOMS AND HABITS OF THE NEW ZEALANDER'S 1838-42
Father C. Servant
ISBN0589007238
$47.50

A rare and unprejudiced account of the manners and customs of the Maori in the initial period of contact with Europeans written by a Marist missionary in the Hokianga.

A.H. and A.W. Reed Ltd., Wellington, 1973. Hardback with dust jacket. 84 pages. SECONDHAND


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MANNERS AND CUSTOMS OF THE NEW ZEALANDERS
J S Polack
51020171
$65.00

Eyewitness account of Maori before the influence of Europeans had made its mark. Social, cultural, religious and economic aspects of Maori life. Early dealings with Europeans. Superstitions and rituals including cannibalism. Also the establishment of a British Governor. FACSIMILE of the original 1840 edition. In two volumes.

Capper Press, Christchurch, 1976. Hardback with dust jacket. 288 + 304 pages. SECONDHAND


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TUAI A TRAVELLER IN TWO WORLDS
Alison Jones and Kuni Kaa Jenkins
ISBN9780947518806
$35.00

In 1817 Tuai, a Ngare Raumati chief, travelled to England seeking to learn from the Pakeha to benefit his own people. When he returned in 1819 he found Bay of Islands politics a challenge to his plans. Insightful work on Tuai, his people and the early European influence in New Zealand.

Bridget Williams Books, Wellington, 2017. Softback. 288 pages. SECONDHAND


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RENATA'S JOURNEY
Helen Hogan
ISBN978090881
$35.00

An account of an arduous journey undertaken in 1843-44 when the author was amoung Bishop Selwyn's party visiting Anglican mission posts throughout the North Island and Nelson. Maori text in full with a parallel English translation. This copy signed by the author.

Canterbury University Press, Christchurch, 1994. Softback. 175 pages. SECONDHAND


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HIKURANGI TO HOMBURG
Helen M. Hogan
ISBN9416479000846
$47.50

In 1902 two young Ngati Poru men wrote about their travel experiences. They were part of a contingent of 32 Maori soldiers sent to London for the coronation celebrations of King Edward VII. They also travelled to the German spa town of Homberg. Original Maori text with a English translation. Illustrated.

Clerestory Press, Christchurch, 1997. Softback. 140 pages. SECONDHAND


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LIKE THEM THAT DREAM, THE MAORI AND THE OLD TESTAMENT
Bronwyn Elsmore
ISBN 0908705042
$37.50

The background to the Christian Mission in New Zealand, the cultural reasons why Maori chose to identify with the Israelites of ancient times and the religious aspects of the Maori movements in the colonial period.

 

Tauranga Moana Press, 1985. Softback. 189 pages. SECONDHAND


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THE RINGATU MOVEMENT
Irvine Roxburgh
ISBN9781877151163
$45.00

A study of the Ringatu faith that arose as a concequence of Maori contact and conflict with expansionist Europeans in colonial New Zealand. First published in 1998.

Cadsonbury Publications, Christchurch, 2010. Softback. 126 pages. NEW  


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NGA MOTEATEA, THE SONGS, Part I
Apirana Turupa Ngata
ISBN0589006967
$50.00

Nga Moteatea, The Songs, Part I, a selection of annotated tribal songs of the Maori with English Translations.  Maori songs, chants, waiata, haka, laments, lullabies. Polynesian Society Maori Texts No. 1. This facsimile edition has Ngata's draft introduction included.

A.H. & A.W. Reed for the Polynesian Society, Wellington, 1972. Softback. 327 pages. SECONDHAND


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THE LORE OF THE WHARE-WANANGA
H T Whatahoro translated by S Percy Smith
71021142
$295.00

Teachings of the Maori College on Religion, Cosmology and History. Part 1 Te Kauwae-runga, or Things Celestial. Printed both in Maori and English. Scarce original printing. THIS COPY has minor fraying to spine ends and corners.

Polynesian Society/ Thos. Avery, New Plymouth, 1913. Hardback with no dust jacket. 194 pages. SECONDHAND


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FISHING METHODS AND DEVICES OF THE MAORI
Elsdon Best
810280121
$75.00

Exhaustive research into Maori methods of fishing in sea, river and lake. Includes net and line fishing, cray-pots, sharks and whales, eeling etc. Ethnological research. Dominion Museum Bulletin No. 12. First published in 1929 this is a reprint without text alteration.

Government Printer, Wellington, 1977. Hardback with dust jacket. 264 pages. SECONDHAND

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IKAWAI Freshwater Fishes in Maori Culture and Economy
R.M. McDowall
ISBN9781877257865
$130.00

Draws together all that has ever been written about the role of freshwater fish in the lives of early Maori. Species such as tuna (eels), kanakana (lamprey), inanga and kokopu were of great importance in the traditional diet of Maori, who knew the places where, and the seasons when, these fish could be harvested.

Canterbury University Press, Christchurch, 2011. Hardback, no dust jacket as issued. 832 pages. NEW


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THE PA MAORI
Elsdon Best
ISBN0909010390
$95.00

An account of the fortified villages of the Maori in pre-European and modern times, illustrating methods of defence by means of ramparts, fosses, scarps and stockades. Facsimile of the 1927 edition. Dominion Museum Bulletin No. 6. THIS COPY as new condition.

Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, Wellington. 1995. Hardback with dust jacket. 459 pages. SECONDHAND


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THE PA MAORI (1927)
Elsdon Best
5102211
$95.00

An account of the fortified villages of the Maori in pre-European and modern times, illustrating methods of defence by means of ramparts, fosses, scarps and stockades. (Dominion Museum Bulletin No. 6) The original edition.

Board of Maori Ethnological Research, Dominion Museum, Wellington, 1927. Softback. 339 pages. SECONDHAND


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THE MAORI CANOE (1925)
Elsdon Best
51022111
$95.00

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. (Dominion Museum Bulletin No. 7). The original edition.

Board of Maori Ethnological Research, Dominion Museum, Wellington, 1925. Softback. 312 pages. SECONDHAND
 


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THE MAORI CANOE
Elsdon Best
81027032
$55.00

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. (Dominion Museum Bulletin No. 7). Reprint of the original edition. THIS COPY has a library stamp to the title page (only).

Government Printer, Wellington, 1976. Hardback with dust jacket. 452 pages. SECONDHAND


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MAORI STRING FIGURES
Johannes C. Andersen
0202
$110.00

A comprehensive illustrated record  of traditional Maori string figures, Maori string designs and Maori string tricks. Vol 2 of the Memoirs of the Board of Maori Ethnological Research.

Board of Maori Ethnological Research, Wellington, 1927. Hardback, no dust jacket. 173 pages. SECONDHAND 


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MAORI MUSIC With It's Polynesian Background
Johannes Andersen, F.R.S.,N.Z.
110221111
$285.00

Memoirs of the Polynesian Society, Volume 10. A substantial and scholarly work from one of the great early pakeha scholars of Maori culture. Extensive accounts of the observations of European visitors with descriptions of instruments and accounts of Maori dance. Illustrations and notation. Scarce.

Thomas Avery & Sons, New Plymouth, 1934. Hardback with dust jacket. 483 pages. SECONDHAND


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MAORI MUSIC With It's Polynesian Background
Johannes C. Andersen
ISBN9781877151804
$90.00

Memoirs of the Polynesian Society, Volume 10. A substantial and scholarly work from one of the great early pakeha scholars of Maori culture. Extensive accounts of the observations of European visitors with descriptions of instruments and accounts of Maori dance. Illustrations and notation. Originally published as Vol 10 of the Memoirs of the Polynesian Society in 1934. This is a facsimile reprint.

Cadsonbury Publications, Christchurch, 2002. Softback, illustrated, 483 pages. NEW


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MAORI POETRY, THE SINGING WORD
Barry Mitcalfe
ISBN0705503690
$47.50

An introductory essay followed by famous poems in Maori with a translation. Also six  Maori songs with music. Includes mythological, religious and mourning themes.  Glossary and index.

Price Milburn / Victoria University Press, Wellington, 1974. Hardback with dust jacket. 209 pages. SECONDHAND


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TRADITIONAL SONGS OF THE MAORI
Mervyn McLean and Margaret Orbell
ISBN0196479762
$95.00

50 Maori songs with English translation and musical score. Includes introduction describing  types of songs. This large and heavy book may incur extra shipping charges.

Ah and AW Reed, Wellington, 1975. Hardback with dust jacket. 324 pages. SECONDHAND


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MAORI ART History, Architecture, Landscape and Theory
Rangihiroa Panoho with photographs by Mark Adams and Haruhiko Sameshima
ISBN9781869538675
$99.99

This large well illustrated book shows how to look at Maori art in a new, contemporary way. Includes landscapes and meeting houses as well as artistic taonga and modern Maori art, and comparisons to art around the world.

David Bateman, Auckland, 2015. Hardback with dust jacket. 352 pages. NEW


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MAORI HOUSES AND FOOD STORES
W.J. Phillipps
0093
$45.00

An illustrated record of the common houses and food stores of the Maori by W.J. Phillipps. Wellington, Dominion Museum Monograph No. 8. THIS COPY without dust jacket.

 

Dominion Museum, Wellington, 1952. Hardback. 212 pages. SECONDHAND


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MAORI WOOD SCULPTURE
T Barrow
61023022
$45.00

A fully illustrated account of traditional Maori carving, focusing on motifs and themes. includes meeting-house carving as well as domestic and personal items.

A H and A W Reed, Wellington, 1974. Hardback with dust jacket. 163 pages. SECONDHAND


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A WHAKAPAPA OF TRADITION
Ngarino Ellis
ISBN9781869407377
$65.00

100 years of Ngati Porou Carving, 1830-1930. Has new photographs taken for the book by Natalie Robertson. Focuses on thirty meeting houses in the Iwirakau School of carving.

Auckland University Press, 2016. Hardback with dust jacket. 295 pages. SECONDHAND


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MAORI RELIGION
J.C. Andersen
ISBN9781877151880
$40.00

An excellent and engaging essay on religion by a noted scholar, first published in The Journal of the Polynesian Society in 1949.

Cadsonbury Publications, Christchurch, 2003. Softback. 75 pages. NEW

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MAORI MYTH AND RELIGION
Elsdon Best
110270821
$25.00

Original work by noted scholar Elsdon Best who spent years in close contact with Maori of the Urewera. 

Dominion Museum Monograph, No. 1. Wellington, 1954. 42 pages. Softback. SECONDHAND


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THE MAORI PEOPLE AND US
Norman Smith
310240802
$32.50

The author was an experienced official in Maori affairs and he traces the problems and difficulties that have beset Maori since the arrival of Europeans. Forward by Sir Apirana Ngata.

Maori Purposes Fund Board, A.H. and A.W. Reed, Wellington, 1948. Hardback with dust jacket. 232 pages. SECONDHAND


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THE STIRRING TIMES OF TE RAUPARAHA also THE SACKING OF KAIAPOHIA
W.T.L. Travers and Rev. J.W. Stack
ISBN9781927203132
$60.00

An account of the celebrated and infamous Ngati Toa leader and his struggle with Ngai Tahu in the South Island. First published in 1872 this is a facsimile of the 1906 edition published together with Stack's account of the sacking of the great Ngai Tahu pa at Kaiapoi.

Cadsonbury Publications, Christchurch, 2017. Softback. 246 pages. NEW

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TE WHITI O RONGOMAI AND THE RESISTANCE OF PARIHAKA
Danny Keenan
ISBN9781775501954
$45.00

Biography of Te Whiti O Rongomai set against the politics of the 19th century. His life from birth at Ngā Motu, his settling at Parihaka and his sense of the injustices  Māori experienced and his response to these.

Huia Publishers, Wellington, 2015. Softback. 278 pages. NEW


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THEY CALLED ME TE MAARI
Florence Harsant
ISBN0723306192
$45.00

The narrative of a remarkable life. The author was appointed Maori organiser for the Women's Christian Temperence Union in 1913 and travelled extensively in the lawless gumfields of the far north, she later farmed in the Coromandel. The narrative is based on Te Maari's diary and is illustrated with historic photographs.

Whitcoulls Publishers, Christchurch, 1979. Hardback with dust jacket. 188 pages. SECONDHAND


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TE RANGI HIROA THE LIFE OF SIR PETER BUCK
J.B. Condliffe
ISBN0723303169
$65.00

Buck trained as a doctor before becoming an anthropologist who specialised in Polynesian culture and finished his career at the Bishop Museum, Honolulu.

Wellington, Whitcombe & Tombs Ltd., Christchurch, 1971.Hardback with dust-jacket, illustrated. 314 pages. SECONDHAND


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LESSONS IN THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE FOR MAORI SCHOOLS
Archdeacon L Williams
81023071
$75.00

An early resource for Native Schools. Pink printed paper boards with linen spine. Some foxing throughout and some wear to spine.

Geo. Didsbury, Government Printer, Wellington, 1875. Softback. 71 pages. SECONDHAND


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FOREST LORE OF THE MAORI
Elsdon Best
5102307
$75.00

With methods of snaring, trapping and preserving birds and rats, uses of berries, roots, fern-root, and forest products, with mythological notes on origins, karakia used etc. Dominion Museum Bulletin No. 14. First published in 1942 this is a reprint without text alteration.

Government Printer, Wellington, 1977. Hardback with dust jacket. 421 pages. SECONDHAND


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TAMIHANA THE KING MAKER
L.S. Rickard
210220613
$120.00

Tamihana was the dynamic force behind the King movement, was a statesman of rare quality and vision, Selwyn and Grey found their intellectual equal. This is the biography of a remarkable man.

A.H. amd A.W. Reed, Wellington, 1963. Hardback with dust jacket. 200 pages. SECONDHAND.


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TAMIHANA The Kingmaker
L.S. Ricard
ISBN9780958339070
$60.00

A biography of the great Maori leader and statesman Wiremu Tamihana who played a crucial role in North Island politics during the period of turmoil in the 1850s and 1860s. First published in 1963, this is a facimile reprint.

Cadsonbury Publications, Christchurch, 1996. Softback. 200 pages. NEW


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TAINUI
Leslie G. Kelly
ISBN9781877151811
$90.00

'Preserves the essential wisdom of an ancient culture and the identity of a modern people.' The traditions and history of the people of the Waikato from the Tainui canoe to the King Movement. Contains many genealogical tables. First published bt the Polynesian Society in 1949, this is a facsimile reprint of the 1949 first edition.

Cadsonbury Publications, Christchurch, 2002. Softback.. 479 pages. NEW


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TE PUEA A Biography
Michael King
ISBN0340224827
$55.00

An illustrated biography of Te Puea Herangi who secured the survival of the Maori King movement and has been described as possibly the most influential woman in New Zealand's political history.

Hodder and Stoughton Ltd., Auckland, 1977. Hardback with dust jacket. 331 pages. SECONDHAND


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MAORI IS MY NAME
John Caselberg with cover illustration by Ralph Hotere
61024012
$125.00

Historical Maori writings in English translation, giving a Maori view of New Zealand history. From the arrival of the Maori, the arrival of the first European explorers and through subsequent generations. THIS COPY has a presentation inscription from the author to the paste down, and this is signed by Caselberg and Ralph Hotere.

John McIndoe, Dunedin, 1975. Hardback with dust jacket. 152 pages. SECONDHAND


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OLD NEW ZEALAND, A TALE OF THE GOOD OLD TIMES
A Pakeha Maori ( F E Maning)
51024092
$55.00

Includes a history of the war in the North against the chief Heke in 1845 and various Maori traditions. Maning was an early settler amongst the Maori before the British Crown took control. Observations on pre-colonial Maori culture and society.  Illustrated. THIS COPY has some splitting to cloth joint.

Whitcombe and Tombs, Christchurch, 1922. Hardback without dust jacket, 386 pages. SECONDHAND


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MAHOE LEAVES BEING A SELECTION OF SKETCHES OF NEW ZEALAND AND ITS INHABITANTS
Thomas Moser
510280314
$30.00

Sketches of Maori in situations reflecting European and 'missionary influences'. Maori settlements, habitation, cuisine and customs as experienced by the author.This is the Capper facsimile of the 1863 original.

Capper Press, Christchurch, 1974. Hardback with dust jacket. 100 pages. SECONDHAND


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EARLY MAORILAND ADVENTURES OF J W STACK Limited edition
J W Stack edited by A H Reed
510211828
$65.00

Stack, son of a missionary, was born in a pa in 1835, and his memoirs of travelling throughout early New Zealand are published here. Much on Maori life of the time. Illustrated. Special extra-illustrated De Luxe edition, numbered and limited to 250 copies signed by Stack's two daughters.

A H and A W Reed, Dunedin, 1935. Leather hardback with no dust jacket. 286 pages. SECONDHAND


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RICHARD TAYLOR Missionary Tramper
A D Mead
710201112
$37.50

Based directly on his diary, this gives an account of Taylor's missionary journeys in the North where there were no roads or trails. Taylor was prominent with the CMS and participated in the Treaty Signing.

Reed, Wellington, 1966. Hardback with dust jacket. 272 pages. SECONDHAND


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STORIES WITHOUT END Essays 1975-2010
Judith Binney
ISBN9781877242472
$55.00

Writings related to Binney's researches in the Urewera, mainly relating to the Ringatu movement, Rua Kenana and Te Kooti, their families, supporters and descendants.

Bridget Williams Books, Wellington, 2010. Softback. 424 pages. SECONDHAND


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RUA AND THE MAORI MILLENNIUM
Peter Webster
ISBN0705506959
$75.00

The first serious, comparative study of Rua Kenana, and the millenarian movement associated with his name. As a prophet he led his followers to a new promised land at Maungapohatu. In 1916 he was the target of an armed police raid that led to the longest trial in New Zealand's history.

Victoria University Press, Wellington, 1979. Hardback with dust jacket. 328 pages. SECONDHAND


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BEYOND BETRAYAL
Keith Newman
ISBN9780143570516
$40.00

Trouble in the promised land- restoring the mission to Maori. Discusses Maori interaction with missionaries, land protests, and the rise of Maori prophets.

Penguin Books, Auckland, 2013. Softback. 327 pages. SECONDHAND


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MAKERETI
Paul Diamond
ISBN9781869419004
$40.00

Biography of one of New Zealand's first international media celebrities. Initially known as the Whakarewarewa guide Maggie Papakura she pioneered the Maori concert party and toured in Australia and England. She then married into Oxfordshire landed gentry and became a student at Oxford University. A remarkable woman.

Random House, Auckland, 2007. Softback. 216 pages. SECONDHAND


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TAKITIMU
Tiki Hikawera Mitira (J. H. Mitchell)
ISBN9781877346361
$90.00

Takitumu by Tiki Hikawera Mitira (J. H. Mitchell). The migration of the Ngati Kahungunu people from Hawaiki to Aotearoa with a history of the New Zealand born ancestors. Includes genealogy tables. First published in 1943. This is a new facsimile edition, and for the first time there is a full index.

Cadsonbury Publications, Christchurch, 2011. Softback. 400 pages with index. NEW. 


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TAKITIMU (1972)
Tiki Hikawera Mitira (J. H. Mitchell)
ISBN0589007173
$175.00

Takitumu by Tiki Hikawera Mitira (J. H. Mitchell). The migration of the Ngati Kahungunu people from Hawaiki to Aotearoa with a history of the New Zealand born ancestors. Includes genealogy tables. Facsimile of the scarce first edition,which was published in 1944, with added preface.

AH and AW Reed, Wellington, 1972. Hardback with dust jacket. 271 + xxii pages. SECONDHAND


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TAKITIMU
Tiki Hikawera Mitira (J. H. Mitchell)
61023021
$225.00

Takitumu by Tiki Hikawera Mitira (J. H. Mitchell). The migration of the Ngati Kahungunu people from Hawaiki to Aotearoa with a history of the New Zealand born ancestors. Includes genealogy tables. The scarce first edition, limited to 300 copies, published in 1944. RARE in the dust jacket. Bagnall M1805.

AH and AW Reed, Wellington, 1944. Hardback with dust jacket. 271 + xxii pages. SECONDHAND


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TALES OF THE MAORI COAST
James Cowan
51024061
$55.00

Yarns based on tales from the coastal Maori. Nicely printed. CURRENTLY AVAILABLE COPY has no dust jacket.

Fine Arts (NZ) Limited, Wellington 1930. Hardback with no dust jacket. 197 pages. SECONDHAND


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THE SOUTHERN DISTRICTS OF NEW ZEALAND
Edward Shortland
51026003
$75.00

A Journal with passing notices of the customs of the Aborigines. Facsimile of the 1851 original, complete with the maps and illustrations. Shortland travelled by foot from Banks Peninsula to Bluff in 1843-44, and had much interaction with Maori. Includes a glossary of the Kaitahu dialect, statistics on whaling stations, information on land rights at Banks Peninsula.

apper Press, Christchurch, 1974. Hardback with dust jacket. 315 pages. SECONDHAND 


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OUR SOUTHERNMOST MAORIES
Herries Beattie
ISBN9780473025182
$60.00

History and traditions of the Maori of the South Island gathered from numerous interviews with elderly Maori in the Otago and Southland region. First published in 1954, this is a facsimile reprint with an extensive 140 page index, new to this edition.

Cadsonbury Publications, Christchurch, 1994. Softback. 303 pages, with new index. NEW


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THE MAORIS OF THE SOUTH ISLAND
T.A. Pybus
ISBN9781877151712
$50.00

The lore, traditions and history of southern Maori from the beginnings, and an account of the successive waves of invasion and conquest, culminating with first contact with Europeans. First published in 1954, this is  a facsimile reprint with a new index.

Cadsonbury Publications, Christchurch, 2004. Softback. 70 pages, with index. NEW


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MAORI AND MISSIONARY
T.A. Pybus
ISBN9781877151705
$60.00

The fruit of years of research, the author traces the development of the early Christian mission to the Maori of the South Island and the impact of the missions on early New zealand society. First published in 1954, this is a facsimile reprint.

Cadsonbury Publications, Christchurch, 2002. Softback. 187 pages. NEW


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MAORI IN FOCUS A selection of photographs of Maori from 1850-1914
William Main
11024042
$75.00

Provides an interesting social history of Maori through photography. An unrivalled means of documenting change and development during the nineteenth century. Illustrated throughout with unique New Zealand photographs.

Millwood Press, Wellington. Hardback with dust jacket. 121 pages. SECONDHAND 


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MAORI A PHOTOGRAPHIC AND SOCIAL HISTORY
Michael King
ISBN0868633984
$95.00

Historian Michael King documents the history of the Maori using rarely seen photographs from 1852 to the more common images of Waitangi Day protestors in 1982. Comprehensive text and outstanding images make this a much sought after social history. First edition. THIS COPY has a gift inscription from the author, signed and dated.

Heinemann Publishers, Auckland, 1983. Hardback with dust jacket. 287 pages. SECONDHAND


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MAORI A PHOTOGRAPHIC AND SOCIAL HISTORY
Michael King
ISBN9780143010883
$37.50

Historian Michael King documents the history of the Maori using rarely seen photographs from 1852 to the more common images of Waitangi Day protestors in 1982.  Comprehensive text and outstanding images make this a much sought after social history. First published in 1983. THIS is the revised edition.

Penguin NZ, Auckland, 2008. Softback. Illustrated. 289 pages. SECONDHAND


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WASHDAY AT THE PA
Ans Westra
51023091
$80.00

Photojournalism of a rural Maori family in the early 1960s. Originally published as a Primary School Bulletin for classroom use, it received some negative feedback and was withdrawn. Later it was reprinted in this issue by Caxton. Included is an eight page booklet detailing the controversy over the original issue. This copy and the accompanying booklet are in very tidy condition, excepting an inscription in pen to the title page.

Caxton Press, Christchurch, 1964. Softback. 48 pages. SECONDHAND


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THE MAORI IN PICTURE
Edited by Alan Mulgan
61025052
$37.50

A brief survey of Maori life, past and present. Photographs and illustrations of Maori life and culture with informative quotes.

Whitcombe and Tombs, Christchurch, (1948). Softback. 68 pages. SECONDHAND


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THE STONE IMPLEMENTS OF THE MAORI
Elsdon Best
71021042
$65.00

Authoritative work on the hand tools Maori used. Includes adzes, chisels, grind stones (haonga). Description of the method of working stone and pounamu into tools. Facsimile reprint of the Dominion Museum Bulletin No 4. With photographs.

Government Printer, Wellington, 1974. Hardback with no dust jacket.445 pages. SECONDHAND


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PLACE NAMES OF THE ANCESTORS
Compiled by Te Aue Davis illustrated by Cliff Whiting.
ISBN9780477000499
$42.50

He korero purakau mo: Nga taunahanahatanga a nga tupuna / Place names of the ancestors: a Maori oral history atlas. The oral history of the coming of the canoes and the naming of locations throughout Aotearoa from tribal memory.

New Zealand Geographic Board, Wellington, 1990. Hardback with dust jacket. 98 pages. SECONDHAND


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MAORI AND MISSIONARY
T A Pybus
710210127
$120.00

The fruit of years of research, the author traces the development of the early Christian mission to the Maori of the South Island and the impact of the missions on early New Zealand society.

AH and AW Reed, Wellington, 1954. Hardback with dust jacket.187 pages. SECONDHAND


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PAINTED HISTORIES
Roger Neich
ISBN9781869400873
$80.00

Early Maori figurative painting. Traditional rock, body and wood painting, kowhaiwhai, changes during colonial period, house painting.

Auckland University Press, 1993. Hardback with dust jacket. 330 pages. SECONDHAND


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THE MAORI RACE (1926)
Edward Tregear
71021052
$125.00

A concise and comprehensive account of Maori life, lore, religion and culture as it appeared to a knowledgable European New Zealand author at the beginning of the twentieth century. 16 interesting photograph plates. Bagnall T706. This is a reset edition with same content as the 1904 edition.

A D Willis Ltd., Wanganui, 1926. Hardback with no dust jacket. 592 pages. SECONDHAND


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TAMARIKI OUR CHILDREN TODAY
Katarina Mataira with photographs by Ans Westra
710210522
$90.00

A photo based guide to raising healthy and happy children, issued for the Maori Education Foundation. In the same style as Westra's Washday at the pa. Photos of Maori children and their families at play and learning.

Government Printer, Wellington, 1965. Softback. 52 pages. SECONDHAND


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TAUA
Angela Ballara
ISBN9780143018896
$45.00

Warfare in Maori society in the early 19th century. When the Maori tribes obtained muskets in the early 1820s, the inter-tribal warfare which broke out resulted in major massacres and thousands of deaths. This study asks, What is a musket war? Were many of them simply traditional tribal encounters? And what was happening in Maori society at the time?

Penguin Books, Auckland, 2003. Softback. 543 pages. NEW


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HIKOI
Aroha Harris
ISBN9781869691011
$32.50

Forty Years of Maori Protest. A summary of the rationale behind the protests, the marches and land occupations. Includes the successful outcomes of individual actions.

an overview of the contemporary Māori protest ‘movement’, a summary of the rationale behind the actions, and a wonderful collection of photographs of the action – the protests, the marches and the toil behind the scenes. - See more at: http://huia.co.nz/huia-bookshop/bookshop/hikoi/#readmore
an overview of the contemporary Māori protest ‘movement’, a summary of the rationale behind the actions, and a wonderful collection of photographs of the action – the protests, the marches and the toil behind the scenes. - See more at: http://huia.co.nz/huia-bookshop/bookshop/hikoi/#readmore
an overview of the contemporary Māori protest ‘movement’, a summary of the rationale behind the actions, and a wonderful collection of photographs of the action – the protests, the marches and the toil behind the scenes. - See more at: http://huia.co.nz/huia-bookshop/bookshop/hikoi/#readmore

Huia Publishers, Wellington, 2004. Softback. 163 pages. SECONDHAND


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MAORI
James Ritchie with photographs by Ans Westra
71026011
$75.00

An essay on modern Maori life in the 1960s with hundreds of photographs by Westra and reproductions of art by Cliff Whiting and Para Matchitt.

AH and AW Reed, Wellington, 1967. Hardback with dust jacket. 231 pages. SECONDHAND


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FOLKLORE AND FAIRY TALES OF THE CANTERBURY MAORIS
Told by Taare te Maiharoa to Maud Goodenough Hayter (Mrs. T. Moses) edited by Herries Beattie
ISBN9781877151580
$40.00

Ngai Tahu folklore taken from interviews with Taare te Maiharoa, who was born about 1850. Legends of the Mackenzie Country, Otago and South Canterbury. Facsimile of the 1957 edition, with an index new to this edition.

Cadsonbury Publications, Christchurch, 2017. Softback. 38 pages. NEW


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MAORI PATTERNS PAINTED AND CARVED
J H Menzies
710280223
$425.00

An excellent facsimile of this extremely rare work on Maori carving patterns. With full colour reproductions of the original lithographs. 355x500mm. THIS COPY is one of the deluxe versions, with leather spine, and with an original lithographic plate from the 1904 edition bound in at rear (as issued). Plate #17.

Hagley Press, Christchurch, 1975. Hardback with no dust jacket in a slipcase. 28 plates. SECONDHAND


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NGA MOREHU THE SURVIVORS
Judith Binney and Gillian Chaplin
ISBN9781927131312
$35.00

The life histories of eight Maori women. Heni Brown, Reremoana Koopu, Maaka Jones, Hei Ariki Algie, Heni Sunderland, Miria Rua, Putiputi Onekawa and Te Akakura Rua. From oral interviews.

Bridget Williams Books, Wellington, 2011. Softback. 228 pages. SECONDHAND


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MAORI TALES
Johannes C Andersen
810230122
$45.00

Five tales retold by Andersen, with illustrations in line by A H Messenger. Original edition. The Hill Fairies, The Murmur of the Shell, The Winning of Roa, Rata and the Fairy Canoe, Tini-Rau and his pet whale.

Whitcombe and Tombs, Auckland, (1924). Softback. 60 pages. SECONDHAND


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TE OKA - PAKEHA KAUMATUA
Mary McEwen
ISBN9780473360337
$39.99

Biography of Jock McEwen, who worked with the Department of Maori Affairs and then in retirement continued to work with Maori associations. He was an expert on Maori carving, and a friend of Sir Apirana Ngata. He was also Resident Commissioner for Niue.

Riveresco Trust, Wellington, 2016. Hardback with dust jacket. 312 pages. NEW


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KURA KOIWI Bone Treasures
Brian Flintoff
ISBN9781877517396
$45.00

Pakeha bone-carver who has researched the Maori traditions explains these. Illustrated with photos of his own and others carvings including international pieces.

Craig Potton Publishing, Nelson, 2011. Softback. 157 pages. SECONDHAND


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A MAORI COMMUNITY IN NORTHLAND
P W Hohepa
ISBN0589042521
$30.00

A study of the Maori community of Waima in the upper Hokianga Harbour. A snapshot of maori culture and society in an isolated rural community, where traditional norms still lingered.

AH and AW Reed, Wellington, 1970. Softback. 142 pages. SECONDHAND


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LIFE IN THE PA
Ray Chapman-Taylor illustrated by Russell Clarke and Mervyn Taylor
8102801
$30.00

The story of Takarau and his father, taken as slaves in a raid. The plot is used to teach about traditional pre-European Maori life and culture. Illustrated througout in black and white.

Paul's Book Arcade, Auckland, 1963. Hardback with dust jacket. 112 pages. SECONDHAND


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WHAT WAS THEIR LIFE? AO TEA ROA NEW ZEALAND
Raymond Fawcett, editor
810280511
$45.00

This charming little volume is one of a series of historical titles and describes traditional Maori life, lore and custom. Illustrations. Scarce.

The Gawthorn Press Ltd., London, 1952. Printed boards. 52 pages. SECONDHAND


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KO NGA WHAKAPEPEHA
Sir George Grey
ISBN1869644050
$35.00

Me nga whakaahuareka a nga tipuna o Aotea-roa. Proverbial and popular sayings of the ancestors of the New Zealand race. Maori proverbs with descriptive interpretations. Facsimile of the 1857 original.

Kiwi Publishers, Christchurch, 2004. Softback. 120 pages. NEW


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MAORI SYMBOLISM
Ettie A. Rout and Hohepa Te Rake with a preface by Sir Willliam Arbuthnot Lane
8102111
$125.00

Being an account of the origin, migration and culture of the New Zealand Maori as recorded in certain sacred legends. A report by Rout based on discussions with Te Rake. Incorporates comparative mythology with other cultures. Uncommon title.

Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner and Co. Ltd., London, 1926. Hardback with no dust jacket. 322 pages. SECONDHAND


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HE KONAE ARONUI
Reweti T. Kohere
81021164
$32.50

Maori proverbs and sayings, including a section of specific tribal saying. The Maori phrase followed by English translation and explanation.

AH and AW Reed, Wellington, 1951. Hardback with no dust jacket.53 pages. SECONDHAND


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LEGENDS OF ROTORUA AND THE HOT LAKES
A W Reed with illustrations by Dennis Turner
81021171
$37.50

Maori legends of the thermal region retold by Reed. Includes Mokoia Island, Te Ngae, Mourea, Rotoiti, Tarawera, Ngatoro, Ihenga, Hatupatu.

AH and AW Reed, Wellington, 1958. Hardback with dust jacket. 163 pages. SECONDHAND


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MAORI PLACE-NAMES
Johannes Andersen
8102215
$145.00

An extensive introduction to Maori place-names, personal names, and names of colours, weapons and natural objects. First published by the Polynesian Society of New Zealand in 1942.

Polynesian Society of New Zealand, Wellington, 1942. Hardback with no dust jacket. 494 pages. SECONDHAND