Author(s): Edward Shortland
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.