NZMaori

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Title

Sub-title

Author

Publisher

Published

Pages

Size

Condition

Price

Comment

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Mauri Ora  wisdom from the Maori world

 

Alsop, Peter ; Kupenga, Te Rau

Potton & Burton

2016

160

8vo

D-J Paper over boards AEG Near Fine

30

With illustrations, a collection of Maori sayings as life advice

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Maori String Figures

 

Andersen, JC

Steele Roberts

2007 reprint edition (1927)

xi 173p

4to

Red plasticised boards, kowhaiwhai decorations  Slight bump fore-corner  Near Fine

38

With illustrations, a reprint of the 1927 original, a study of the use of string in Maori traditional games

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Myths and Legends of the Polynesians

 

Andersen, Johannes C

Charles E Tuttle

1969 New Edition (1928)

(frontis) 513p (1p) (folding map)

8vo

D-J (slight fading spine, clipped flap)  Boxed (rubbing, slight marks)  Red cloth, spine label   Near Fine

65

In its original box, a nice copy of the new edition, with additional glossary and index, plates and illustrations

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26.000000

54.000000

58.000000

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Te Ao Tawhito   the old world 3000 BC - AD 1830

 

Anderson, Atholl

Bridget Williams Books

2017

216

4to

Soft card covers with flaps Near Fine

55

With maps, figures and illustrations, Part One of the 'Tangata Whenua', here dealing with the Pacific journeying and settlement of New Zealand

5.500000

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Vastly Ingenious  The archaeology of Pacific Material Culture   in honour of Janet M Davidson

 

Anderson, Atholl (et al, eds)

Otago University Press

2007

319

4to

D-J Cloth binding Near Fine

40

A wide-ranging survey of past and present material culture in the Pacific, origins, the movement of peoples, and the development of technologies, with maps, illustrations and drawings

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Tangata Whenua  an illustrated history

 

Anderson, Atholl ; Binney, Judith ; Harris, Aroha (eds)

Bridget Williams Books

2017 reprint edition (2014)

543

4to

D-J  Laminated boards Near Fine

95

With maps and illustrations, a magnificent work, weaving together the various strands of historical and cultural evolution of a people

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Maori and Pakeha in Church and Community 

A Symposium

Anon

Presbyterian Bookroom, Maori Synod of the Presbyterian Church

1960

27

8vo

P-B Staples rusting  Near Fine

35

A scarce booklet of articles from a symposium held at a retreat in the Meeting House of the Maori Synod dealing with Maori and pakeha race relations in New Zealand

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The Maori Land Courts  Report of the Royal Commission of Inquiry 1980

 

Anon

Govt Print

1980

xiii 149p

8vo

P-B Near Fine

40

Set up initially to inquire into the structure and operation of the Maori Land Court and the Maori Appellate Court and to report on possible changes to them, or even disposal

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Waitara 1859-1936  Hui whakamahara ki a Maui Pomare Souvenir of Pomare Memorial Meeting Manukorihi Pa Waitara June 27th 1936

 

Anon

McLeod & Slade (printers)

1936

94p (2p)

8vo

P-B  Top corner front cover, bottom corner back cover missing Writing on back cover Good

30

With illustrations, includes Parliamentary tributes to Pomare, the report of the 1926-7 Royal Commission on Taranaki land confiscations, the Waitara Runanga House, and Maori songs and haka, with translations. Scarce

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kai tahu taoka

treasures from the Otago Museum

Anon

Reed, Otago Museum

2006

199

4to

D-J Cloth binding Fine

55

Featuring a collection of Ngai Tahu treasures held in the Otago museum, including jewellery, carvings, and garments, crafted in wood, bone, pounamu, feathers and fibre, a lovely creation

5.500000

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Maori Games and Hakas  

Instructions, Words and Actions

Armstrong, Alan

Reed

1964

182

Small 4to

P-B Sigs crossed out FEP VG

20

Illustrated actions for songs

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Maori Land

 

Asher, George ; Naulls, David

New Zealand Planning Council

1987

(4p) 96p (5p)

4to

P-B Light fading spine Near Fine

35

With map, figures and tables, planning paper No 29, a study of Maori perceptions of 'land', both pre- and post- European contact, and its potential future 'value'

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Maori Sovereignty

 

Awatere, Donna

Broadsheet Magazine Ltd

1984

108

Oblong 8vo

P-B Light rubbing extremities  Owner's details HTP VG

35

With illustrations, a collection of four articles which looked backwards and forwards to Maori people seeking the right to determine their own destiny and living by self-made rules

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Mana Tuturu

Maori treasures and intellectual property rights

Barclay, Barry

AUP

2005

vii 268p

8vo

P-B Fine

35

A 'meditation' upon the value of culture, and cultural treasures, and who establishes the value of indigenous treasures

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The Struggle for Maori Fishing Rights

 

Bargh, Brian

Huia Publishers

2016

ix 211p

4to

P-B Near Fine

40

With illustrations, Maori traditional fishing rights, their ignoring by successive governments in New Zealand and the struggle to reestablish the rights

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A Hidden Economy  Maori in the privatised military industry

 

Bargh, Maria

Huia Publishers

2015

xi 159p

8vo

P-B Near Fine

20

With illustrations, how Maori worked in the privatised military industry, including interviews with five who have worked in the industry

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Maori and Parliament  diverse strategies and compromises

 

Bargh, Maria (ed)

Huia Publishers

2010

vii 288p

8vo

P-B  Near Fine

38

With tables, a collection of essays dealing with the various ways Maori have 'altered' the New Zealand Parliament in the past and with the advent of MMP

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An illustrated guide to Maori Art

 

Barrow, Terence

University of Hawaii Press

1984

104

4to

P-B Near Fine

40

With drawings and illustrations, a good overview of traditional Maori art and craft, including symbols, sacred objects and architecture

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Maori Wood Sculpture of New Zealand

 

Barrow, Terry

Reed

1974 Reprint edition (1969)

(frontis) 162p (1p)

4to

D-J (in archival wrapper) Near Fine

35

With illustrations and drawings, a study of some of the finest extant (in 1969) Maori wood sculpture, both inside and outside New Zealand, a landmark book of its time, includes useful bibliograhy, in very nice condition

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Some Modern Maoris

 

Beaglehole, Ernest & Pearl

NZCER

1946

xxi (5p) 350p

8vo

Red cloth binding, spine paper label  Fading spine, top edge VG

25

A far-ranging survey of opinions expressed in the district of Otaki, identified as 'Kowhai' in the book, with forward by Te Rangi Hiroa/Sir Peter Buck

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Maori Place-names of Otago

 

Beattie, Herries

Author Pub, ODT

1944

95

8vo

P-B Signature TP Slight rubbing spine VG

32

A tour of the Maori place names given to the author by local Maori in Otago and Southland, including Stewart Island

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Maori Lore of Lake, Alp and Fiord

 

Beattie, Herries

Author Pub, ODT

1945

150

8vo

Purple cloth, gilt titles Fading spine Bumping top, bottom spine Presentation card, with signature FEP VG - Near Fine

95

With illustrations, the author's collection of pieces on Maori and the traditions of the Southern Lakes, from Canterbury south, the Southern Alps south, and the Fiords of Fiordland, including the Maori place names

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New Zealand Jade  The story of greenstone

 

Beck, Russell J

Reed

1970

106

8vo

D-J Fine

22

With drawings and illustrations, a study of 'jade' in general, and the New Zealand varieties, along with how to cut and process 'greenstone'

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New Zealand Jade

 

Beck, Russell J

Reed

1984

173p (1p)

8vo

P-B Near Fine

25

With drawings and illustrations, a study of 'jade' in general, and the New Zealand varieties, along with how to cut and process 'greenstone'

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Discovery of the Maori

 

Beckham, AJ

Pekama Press

ND

127p (1p)

8vo

D-J (patches of fading) Plasticised boards  VG

25

With maps and illustrations, a compilation of the works of the first European writers on the Maori, showing the culture 'pre-contact'

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The Polynesians  Prehistory of an Island People

 

Bellwood, Peter

T&H

1987 Revised edition (1978)

175

8vo

P-B  Slight inscription HTP  VG

20

The revised edition of this study of the peopling of Polynesia, on the basis of archaeology, history and linguistic evidence, with many illustrations

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Linguistic Factors in Maori Education

 

Bender, Byron W

NZCER

1971

xvii 72p

8vo

P-B VG

28

An NZCER Study in Education whose basic question is whether the education of Maori childrencan be improved by a better understanding of the linguistic factors involved

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Maori Religion and Mythology Section 1

 

Best, Elsdon

Dominion Museum, Govt Print

1924

(2p) 264p

4to

Paper covers, chips spine, small pieces missing  Signature top front cover  Good - VG

175

With illustrations, the first edition of the author's summation of the various traditional beliefs astronomical, natural and supernatural

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The Maori as he was

 

Best, Elsdon

Govt Print

1974 Reprnt edition

xv 295p (1p)

8vo

D-J (chips, fading) Cloth binding Signature FEP VG

25

With illustrations, the culmination of the author's researches on traditional Maori custom and belief, from physical and mental characteristics, through mythology and folk-lore to the arts and crafts and social usages

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The Pa Maori

an account of the fortified villages of the Maori in pre-European and modern times

Best, Elsdon

Dominion Museum, W&T

1927

viii 339p

4to

Paper wraps, fading spine  VG

200

Dominion Museum Bulletin number 6, an important survey of archaeological field evidence with a classification system for pa sites, with many illustrations, drawings and maps

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Games and Pastimes of the Maori

 

Best, Elsdon

Govt Print

1976 (1925)

334

4to

D-J (chips) Plasticised boards VG - Near Fine

40

With illustrations, traditional games of the pre-European contact Maori, including military exercises, and singing and musical instruments

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Maori Agriculture

the cultivated food plants of the natives of New Zealand

Best, Elsdon

Dominion Museum, The Board of Maori Ethnological Research

1925

viii 172p

4to

P-B VG - Near Fine

125

With illustrations and drawings, a major early study of traditional Maori agriculture, the produce and the methods, a nice first edition

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Maori Marriage  an essay in reconstruction

 

Biggs, Bruce

The Polynesian Society

1960

(frontis) xix 108p

8vo

D-J (chips, short tears, in archival wrapper) Cloth binding  VG - Near Fine

32

With illustrations, a collation of material on Maori marriage from many sources, both published and unpublished

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Maori Marriage  an essay in reconstruction

 

Biggs, Bruce

Reed, Polynesian Society

1970 reprint edition (1960)

(frontis) xix 108p

8vo

D-J (chip top spine, in archival wrapper)  Plasticised boards  VG

50

A collation of material from published and unpublished sources, placing marriage in its wider context, including its sexual and procreative aspects

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Redemption Songs

A Life of Te Kooti Arikirangi Te Turuki

Binney, Judith

AUP, Bridget Williams Books

1997 (1995)

(5p) 666p

4to

Card covers wih flaps VG - Near Fine

35

With maps and illustrations, a ground-breaking study of the life of a Maori 19th century leader, founder of the Ringatu church, this the first paperback edition

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Redemption Songs

A Life of Te Kooti Arikirangi Te Turuki

Binney, Judith

AUP, Bridget Williams Books

1996 reprint edition (1995)

(5p) 666p

4to

D-J (light fading spine, in archival wrapper) Paper over boards  Slight dinting top rear board VG - Near Fine

75

With maps and illustrations, a ground-breaking study of the life of a Maori 19th century leader, founder of the Ringatu church

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Nga Morehu The survivors  The life histories of eight Maori women

 

Binney, Judith ; Chaplin, Gillian

AUP, Bridget Williams Books

2004

218

4to

P-B Near Fine

35

With maps and illustrations, the life stories of 8 Maori women as well as their connection to the Ringatu religion, based on the teachings of Te Kooti Arikirangi

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Buying the Land, Selling the Land

Governments and Maori Land in the North Island 1865-1921

Boast, Richard

VUP

2008

xxi 485p

8vo

P-B Owner's small stamp blacked out and covered over HTP VG - Near Fine

45

With illustrations, a study of Crown Maori Land policy, its intentions and the results, with some case studies

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The Tattooed Land

 

Brailsford, Barry

Stoneprint Press

1997

x 262p

4to

Laminated boards  Near Fine

48

The reprint edition of this ground-breaking study of the archaeology of the early Southern Maori, with many illustrations and maps in colour and B-W

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The Tattooed Land

The Southern Frontiers of the Pa Maori

Brailsford, Barry

Reed

1981

x 259p (2p ads)

4to

D-J (fading spine)  VG - Near Fine

70

The first edition of this ground-breaking study of the archaeology of the early Southern Maori, with many illustrations in colour and B-W

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The Tattooed Land  The Southern Frontiers of the Pa Maori

 

Brailsford, Barry

Reed

1981

x 262p

4to

D-J (fading spine)  VG - Near Fine

120

Author signed, the first edition of this ground-breaking study of the archaeology of the early Southern Maori, with many illustrations in colour and B-W

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Te Maori

Treasures of the Maori

Brake, Brian ; Simmons, David R

Reed

1998 (1986)

79

4to

P-B Near Fine

20

The reprint edition of the catalogue of the Te Maori exhibition, with colour illustrations

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The Raupo Book of Maori Proverbs

 

Brougham, AE ; Reed, AW ; Karetu, Timoti (rev)

Penguin Group

2012 5th edition (1963)

187

8vo

P-B Near Fine

15

An A-Z of several hundred Maori proverbs

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Mana Wahine

women who show the way

Brown, Amy (ed)

Reed

1994

208

4to

P-B Strip fading top cover  VG - Near Fine

32

With illustrations, a collection of short autobiographies of 24 Maori women, from students to public figures to artists to performers to mothers, inspirational reading

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Te Puna

Maori Art from Te Tai Tokerau Northland

Brown, Deidre ; Ellis, Ngarino (eds)

Reed

2007

160

Oblong 4to

D-J Cloth binding Fine

42

With illustrations and reproductions, a gathering of pieces on the art out of Northland Te Tai Tokerau, painting, carving, weaving, architecture, ceramics, including Shane Cotton, Ralph Hotere

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Maori and Polynesian  their origin, history and culture

 

Brown, J Macmillan

Hutchinson

1907

xxxi 300p (4p catalogue)

8vo

Cloth binding Bumping top, bottom spine Light foxing FEs, first and last pages Signature front paste-down VG

35

The author's theories of how the Polynesians came to be in the Pacific and their culture, the Colonial edition

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The Maori History & Place Names of Hawke's Bay

 

Buchanan, JDH ; Simmons, DR (ed)

Reed

1973

xii 215p

4to

D-J (in archival wrapper) Paper over boards  Slight foxing Fes Near Fine

90

With illustrations and maps, including aerial maps, a nice copy of this scarce Hawke's Bay title, with a large gazetteer of place names

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The Parihaka Album Lest We Forget

 

Buchanan, Rachel

Huia Publishers

2009

xv 291p

8vo

P-B Near Fine

35

With illustrations, a historical memoir about the Parihaka invasion and discovery of the author's family links with Parihaka and early Wellington

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Vikings of the Pacific

 

Buck, Peter H (Te Rangi Hiroa)

Phoenix Books, The University of Chicago Press

1959

xiii (1p) 339p (1p)
xiii (1p) 339p (1p)

8vo

P-B Owner's details covered HTP  VG

22

With maps and illustrations, the settlement of Polynesia, originally entitled 'Vikings of the Sunrise'

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The Treaty of Waitangi  How New Zealand became a British colony

 

Buick, T Lindsay

The Capper Press

1976

(frontis) xxiii 393p (1p)

8vo

D-J (fading spine)  Near Fine

35

With illustrations and a folding copy of the Treaty, a reprint of the third edition, a history of the time leading up to the Treaty signing and the various signings themselves, including some speeches

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Life & Times of Te Rauparaha

By his son Tamihana Te Rauparaha

Butler, Peter (ed)

Alister Taylor

1980

84

4to

Laminated, decorated paper over boards  Light fading spine  VG - Near Fine

30

With illustrations, the edited manuscript of Te Rauparaha's son, giving another insight into the leader as a primary resource

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New Zealand Education and Treatyism

 

Christie, Walter

Wyvern Press

1999

130p (1p)

8vo

P-B  Near Fine

22

The author's third book dealing with the Treaty of Waitangi, furthering his thesis of the Treaty and its modern users, here targeting the role of academia

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Nga Tupuna II o Te Whanganui-a-Tara

 

Clarke, Sandra (comp)

Wellington City Libraries

2003

60

4to

P-B Near Fine

20

With illustrations, a second lot of 25 short biographies of Maori ancestors of the Wellington area

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Living Relationships

The Treaty of Waitangi in the New Millennium

Coates, Ken S ; McHugh, Paul

Victoria University Press

1998

270

8vo

P-B Fine

40

A collection of essays dealing with the 'living' relationships between Maori, the Crown and other New Zealanders, including a piece by Paul McHugh on Aboriginal Identity and Relations in North America  and Australasia

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Taonga Maori

a spiritual journey expressed through Maori art

Cooper, Wiremu (et al)

Te Papa Press

2007 reprint edition (1989)

100

4to

P-B Fine

25

With illustrations, an exhibition catalogue which traces questions of Maori importance through art, including carving and weaving

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Taonga Maori

Treasures of the New Zealand Maori People

Cooper, Wiremu (et al)

The Australian Museum

1989

100

4to

Soft card covers with flaps VG - Near Fine

25

With illustrations, an exhibition catalogue which traces questions of Maori importance through art, including carving and weaving

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Four Generations from Maoridom

the memoirs of a South Island kaumatua and fisherman

Cormack, Syd ; Orwin, Joanna

University of Otago Press

1997

227p (1p catalogue)

8vo

P-B Near Fine

30

With illustrations, the 'life' of this important Southern Maori leader, who also happened to be a fisherman and farmer

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Maori Place Names of the Thermal Regions and their Meanings

 

Cowan, James

Rotorua Printers

1945

20

Small 8vo

P-B Slide fading spine  VG - Near Fine

15

With illustrations, the stories behind some of the place names of the Rotorua region, a nice copy

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Kotahitanga  the search for Maori Political Unity

 

Cox, Lindsay

OUP

1993

xi 238p

8vo

P-B Near Fine

25

With maps, tables and illustrations, a discussion of the various Maori political movements through New Zealand's history designed to unite disparate, tribal entities

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Nga Pou Arahi

a tribal inventory of manuscripts

Curnow, Jenifer (comp)

Auckland Institute and Museum

1995

vii (2p) 311p

4to

P-B Signature TP  Near Fine

70

With maps and illustrations, a tribe by tribe (North to South, including the Chatham Islands) 'inventory' of manuscripts generally available relating to Maori trteasures, language, genealogy, songs, history, customs and proverbs

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How the Maoris Came to Aotearoa

 

Dansey, Harry

Reed

1947

115

8vo

D-J Book plate verso FEP VG

25

Illustrated by the author, the 'Great Migration' of the Maori to New Zealand, as understood when written

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Treasured Taonga

traditional and contemporary techniques and concepts in bone carving

Davis, Ropata

Random House

1994

106

4to

P-B Near Fine

80

With beautifully photographed illustrations, both a guide to the carving of bone objects and a history of the objects as Maori designs and concepts, a nice copy

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Nga Tohu Pumahara the survey pegs of the past

understanding Maori place names

Davis, Te Aue (et al, comps)

New Zealand Geographic Board

1990

48

8vo

P-B Near Fine

25

A useful guide to beginning to pin down what Maori place names might mean, and an introduction to the local history which might have given rise to the name

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Fred Graham creator of forms Te Tohunga Auaha

 

De Jong, Maria ; Graham, Fred

Huia

2014

186

4to

Soft card covers with flaps Near Fine

48

With illustrations, a retrospective of this Maori sculptor, revealing the stories behind his work and art

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A Year Among the Maoris  a study of their arts and customs

 

Del Mar, Frances

Ernest Benn

1924

(frontis) 176p

8vo

Cloth binding Wear top, bottom spine, fore-corners  Light foxing FEs Signature FEP  Leanding library label rear paste-down Gd - VG

50

With illustrations, impressions and observations of an American artist, including a chapter on the dance in Polynesia

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Makereti

taking Maori to the world

Diamond, Paul

Random House

2007

216

8vo

P-B Fine

35

With illustrations. the life of celebrated guide at Whakarewarewa, called 'Maggie Papakura', who pioneered the 'Maori concert party'

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Te Tohunga  the ancient legends and traditions of the Maoris

 

Dittmer, W (comp, illustrator)

Reed

1970

(frontis) xviii 119p

4to

Padded cloth binding, fading spine, covers   TEG VG

50

With B-W illustrations, the large-sized reproduction of the 1907 edition, 20 legends and myths from the Maori, a clean copy

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Maori Health and Government Policy 1840-1940

 

Dow, Derek A

VUP, Historical Branch DIA

1999

280

8vo

P-B  Near Fine

32

With illustrations, a description of how successive governments responded to Maori health needs in New Zealand, and the growing effect of these ad hoc policies

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The Moa-Hunter Period of Maori Culture

 

Duff, Roger

Historical Branch, DIA

1950

vii (6 leaves) 405p (3p)

4to

D-J (pieces missing, in archival wrapper) Cloth binding (fading patches spine) Inscription FEP VG

30

With maps and illustrations, a detailed study of Maori as Moa hunters based on the Waiau bar excavations

5.500000

22.000000

44.000000

46.000000

48.000000

The Moa-Hunter Period of Maori Culture

 

Duff, Roger

Govt Print

1950

xiv (1p chart) 405p (3p Index)

4to

D-J (chips, internal tape repairs, in archival wrapper)  Cloth binding VG

40

The first edition of this study of the early settlement of New Zealand, and the origins of the Polynesian-Maori, with illustrations, drawings and maps

5.000000

22.000000

44.000000

48.000000

52.000000

Maori Rock Art

 

Dunn, Michael

Reed

1972

32

4to

Laminated boards  Rubbing top, bottom spine VG

25

With illustrations, rock drawings from around New Zealand made by prehistoric and contact-period Maori

3.000000

11.000000

22.000000

24.000000

26.000000

Face Value

a study in Maori portraiture

Dunn, Michael (et al)

Dunedin Public Art Gallery

1975

22 leaves (+ interleaves)

Oblong 8vo

Soft card covers with spine clip  VG

35

With illustrations in colour and B/W, includes essays  by Michael Dunn (Aspects of Portraiture), Michael King (Moko) and LC Lloyd (Goldie and Lindauer)

3.000000

12.000000

19.000000

23.000000

22.000000

A Whakapapa of Tradition  100 Years of Ngati Porou Carving 1830-1930

 

Ellis, Ngarino

Auckland University Press

2016

(frontis) (4p) 295p

4to

D-J Cloth binding Near Fine

60

With illustrations, a study of the rapid evolution of Maori carving after 1830 by focusing on 30 Ngati Porou meeting houses and the influence of the Iwirakau School of carving, based in the Waiapu Valley on the East Coast

5.000000

22.000000

46.000000

51.000000

56.000000

Hakui  women of Kai Tahu

 

Ellison, Matapura (et al)

Otago Museum Trust Board

2015

92

8vo

P-B  Near Fine

25

With illustrations, an exhibition of hakui, who are the mothers, grandmothers, aunts and caregivers of whanau

4.000000

11.000000

22.000000

24.000000

26.000000

Te Kohititanga Marama

 New Moon, New World  The Religion of Matenga Tamati

Elsmore, Bronwyn

Reed

1998

103

8vo

P-B Fine

25

Matenga Tamati saw himself as the successor to Te Kooti, and the religious movement he founded had great influence in the Wairoa district

5.000000

12.000000

19.000000

23.000000

22.000000

Like Them That Dream

The Maori and the Old Testament

Elsmore, Bronwyn

Reed

2000

216

8vo

P-B Near Fine

25

A study of the effects of Mission teaching on Maori, and the identification with the Israelites of the Old Testament by Maori religious movements, with illustrations

5.000000

13.000000

21.000000

25.000000

25.000000

Iwi

Aspects of Pre-European Maori Culture through Proverb, Image and Verse

Eriksen-Sohos, Maria

Reed

1996 2nd edition (1995)

79p (1p)

Small 8vo

Card box D-J Paper over boards Fine

25

With the author's illustrations, a nice creation, a selection of proverbs which cover aspects of Maori traditional life

5.000000

12.000000

19.000000

23.000000

22.000000

International Indigenous Rights in Aotearoa New Zealand

 

Erueti, Andrew (ed)

Victoria University Press

2017

232

8vo

P-B Near Fine

30

A collection of essays which places the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples in the context of New Zealand rights around such issues as Treaty Settlements, mining policy and the status of Maori children

5.500000

15.000000

30.000000

32.000000

34.000000

Waka Taua  the Maori war canoe

 

Evans, Jeff

Reed

2005 reprint edition (2000)

76

4to

P-B  Near Fine

20

With illustrations, an introduction to the Maori canoe, building, parts, how to stear, paddling techniques

3.000000

13.000000

21.000000

25.000000

25.000000

The Art of Maori Weaving

the eternal thread te aho mutunga kore

Evans, Miriama ; Ngarimu, Ranui

Huia Pubs

2005

174p (1p)

4to

Soft card covers with flaps Fine

45

A beautiful collection of artworks that have been created using whatu (finger weaving) and raranga (plaiting), ranging from baskets to capes to cloaks

5.000000

20.000000

36.000000

40.000000

42.000000

The Long Dispute    Maori Land Rights and European Colonisation in Sthern NZ

 

Evison, Harry

CUP

1997

399

8vo

P-B Fine

35

Abridged revision of 'Te Waipounamu; The Greenstone Island'; discusses closely the fate of the Southern Maori at the hands of the gathering crowd of European settlers

5.000000

16.000000

30.000000

34.000000

34.000000

Land of Memories

A contemporary view of places of historical significance in the South Island of New Zealand

Evison, Harry ; Adams, Mark

Tandem Press

1993

(114p)

4to

P-B Near Fine

30

A collection of 50 sites of special significance to Ngai Tahu in the South Island, with text by Harry Evison

5.500000

16.000000

32.000000

34.000000

36.000000

The Ngai Tahu Deeds

a window on New Zealand History

Evison, Harry C

Canterbury University Press

2006

312

4to

Laminated boards Near Fine

45

With illustrations, Ngai Tahu history in the South Island and the treaties and deeds by which the Crown acquired the southern half of New Zealand from 1844 to 1864

8.000000

30.000000

62.000000

70.000000

74.000000

Economics of the New Zealand Maori

 

Firth, Raymond

Govt Print

1972 2nd edition reprint (1929)

(frontis) 519p

8vo

Light brown cloth, gilt titles Name whited out FEP Owner's stamp in one chapter   VG

25

With map and illustrations, a study of traditional Maori work and development of economic resources

5.000000

21.000000

41.000000

47.000000

50.000000

Taonga Puoro

Singing Treasures The musical instruments of the maori

Flintoff, Brian

Craig Potton Publishing

2004

132p (CD in rear pocket)

8vo

Soft card covers with flaps  Near Fine

40

With illustrations, the first study of traditional Maori musical instruments and recordings of them in use, a nice creation

5.000000

16.000000

30.000000

34.000000

34.000000

Te Mana o Turanga

 

Fowler, Leo

NZ Historic Places Trust

1974

37p (folding whakapapa chart)

8vo

P-B VG - Near Fine

35

With illustrations, the story of the carved house Te Mana o Turanga on the Whakato Marae at Manutuke, Gisborne

3.000000

11.000000

22.000000

24.000000

26.000000

Maori Songs of New Zealand

A complete collection arranged for piano and vocal

Freedman, Sam ; Siers, James ; Ngata, WT

Sevenseas Publishing

1974 (1967)

(frontis) 164p

8vo

P-B Short inscription inside front cover  VG

25

With text on Maori society, legends and music, the music and words for 52 Maori songs and chants, including 'Ka mate' and 'Hine e Hine', with illustrations

5.000000

12.000000

19.000000

23.000000

22.000000

Te Toki me te Whao  the story and use of Maori tools

 

Fugill, Clive

Oratia Books

2017 reprint edition (2016)

150

4to

P-B Near Fine

35

With illustrations, a study of the origin and use of tools by Maori, including their manufacture

6.000000

18.000000

36.000000

38.000000

40.000000

Letters from Private Henare Tikitanu

 

Fussell, James C

Worthington & Co

1917 2nd edition (1917)

28

Small 8vo

P-B Rusting staples Water stain to covers from spine Signature TP Gd

20

The 'letters' home from a Maori soldier on his way to WW1, and in action, told in his humorous English, leading to a sequel, where he wins the VC, now quite scarce

3.000000

12.000000

19.000000

23.000000

22.000000

Maori Dunedin

 

Goodall, Maarire ; Griffiths, George

Otago Heritage Books

1980

56

8vo

P-B Slight brown marks covers VG

40

With illustrations and maps, a record of the Maori presence in the Dunedin and Otago area, including place names

5.500000

14.000000

28.000000

30.000000

32.000000

The Maori King

 

Gorst, John Eldon ; Arvidson, Keith (ed)

Reed

2001 Reprint edition

(frontis) xix (1p map) 208p

8vo

Soft card covers with flaps Fine

30

With illustrations, the author's attack on the Colonial Government and the land-acquiring settlers in the Waikato New Zealand Wars in the 1860s

5.000000

13.000000

21.000000

25.000000

25.000000

Earth, Sea, Sky  images and Maori proverbs from the natural world of Aotearoa New Zealand

 

Grace, Patricia and Waiariki

Huia, Craig Potton Publishing

2004 reprint edition (2003)

96

Oblong 8vo

D-J Paper over boards Fine

25

With Craig Potton's lovely illustrations, a collection of Maori sayings from mostly traditional sources, proverbs, songs and chants

5.000000

13.000000

21.000000

25.000000

25.000000

Adaptation and Change in Maori Culture

 

Green, RC

Dr W Junk BV, Stockton House

1977

48

8vo

P-B  Slight signature TP VG

25

With illustrations, maps and diagrams, the reprint of this study of the response in isolation of a Polynesian culture to a non-tropical environment

5.000000

12.000000

19.000000

23.000000

22.000000

Legends of the Land

Living stories of Aotearoa as told by ten tribal elders

Hakaraia, Jacob (et al)

Reed

2000

142

4to

D-J Near Fine

32

With lovely photographs by Ralph Talmont, 10 stories by Maori elders from North to South, telling their tales of Maori and the land of New Zealand

5.000000

20.000000

33.000000

37.000000

39.000000

He Tirohanga o Kawa ki te Tiriti o Waitangi

A guide to the principles of the Treaty of Waitangi

Hancock, Frances ; Gover, Kirsty

Te Puni Kokiri

2002 Reprint edition (2001)

156

8vo

P-B Fading spine  Near Fine

35

A useful resource for those, both inside and outside Government, who are called upon to formulate policy which impacts on the Crown-Maori relationship and to advise on the application of Treaty principles

5.000000

16.000000

30.000000

35.000000

38.000000

a name and word index to Nga Mahi a Nga Tupuna

 

Harlow, Ray

University of Otago Press

1990

ii 230p

8vo

P-B Near Fine

25

An index providing references to the occurrences of the names and words in the 1971 edition of George Grey's 'Nga Mahi a nga tupuna'

5.000000

16.000000

30.000000

34.000000

34.000000

A Dark Chapter from New Zealand History

 

Hawthorne, James

The Capper Press

1974

41

8vo

D-J Near Fine

45

A facsimile reprint of an account of the 'Poverty Bay massacre' in 1865, over the land struggle on the East Coast

5.000000

13.000000

21.000000

25.000000

25.000000

Ratana The Man, the Church, the Political Movement

 

Henderson, J McLeod

Reed, The Polynesian Society

1972 2nd edition (1963)

(frontis) x 128p

4to

D-J (slight rubbing top FE) Red cloth binding, gilt titles  Signature  FEP Near Fine

110

With map and illustrations, the second edition of the life and aftermath of this Maori prophet and leader, a nice copy, scarce

5.000000

14.000000

26.000000

29.000000

29.000000

State Authority, Indigenous Autonomy

Crown-Maori Relations in New Zealand/Aotearoa 1900-1950

Hill, Richard S

Victoria University Press

2004

317

8vo

P-B Fine

35

A study of the relationship between Maori groups (tribal/pan-tribal) and the Crown in the first half of the 20th century, the attempts to have Treaty rights confirmed vs attempts to contain these processes

5.000000

16.000000

30.000000

34.000000

34.000000

Hikurangi to Homburg  Hikurangi ki Homburg

Henare Kohere and Terei Ngatai  with the Maori Coronation Contingent 1902

Hogan, Helen M

Clerestory Press

1997

xii 140p

4to

P-B VG - Near Fine

35

With map and illustrations, the experiences of two well-educated Maori from Ngati Porou in their journeys to England and as far as the German spa town of Homburg, in a bilingual text

5.000000

16.000000

30.000000

34.000000

34.000000

A Maori Community in Northland

 

Hohepa, PW

Reed

1974 Reprint edition (1964)

142

8vo

P-B Fine

20

With illustrations, the story of Waima, in the upper reaches of Hokianga Harbour

5.000000

12.000000

19.000000

23.000000

22.000000

Growing up Maori

 

Ihimaera, Ihi (ed)

Tandem Press

1998

296

8vo

P-B Very Good

25

With illustrations, 36 contributors give their stories of growing up Maori in New Zealand during the 20th Century

5.500000

14.000000

26.000000

29.000000

29.000000

Into the World of Light

an anthology of Maori writing

Ihimaera, Witi ; Long, DS (eds)

Heinemann

1982

(8p) 312p

8vo

P-B Fading spine VG

25

A collection of prose, verse and drama writing from the 1970s, including Hone Tuwhare and Keri Hulme

5.000000

18.000000

31.000000

35.000000

37.000000

An Introduction to Maori Religion

 

Irwin, James

Australian Association for the Study of Religion

1984

viii (1p) 85p

8vo

P-B Near Fine

30

A study of pre-European Maori religious belief and the effects of European contact

3.000000

13.000000

21.000000

25.000000

25.000000

Tuai a traveller in two worlds

 

Jones, Alison ; Jenkins, Kuni Kaa

Bridget Williams

2017

288

4to

Soft card covers with flaps  Near Fine

40

With illustrations, one of the first Maori travellers to Europe in 1817, the marvels that he saw, and the difficulties once he returned to his homeland in the Bay of Islands

6.000000

25.000000

50.000000

55.000000

60.000000

Tuai  a traveller in two worlds

 

Jones, Alison ; Jenkins, Kuni Kaa

Bridget Williams Books

2017

288

4to

Soft card covers with flaps Near Fine

45

With maps and illustrations, the journeys into the pakeha world by this young Maori leader, what he gained and what he provided both his people and the wider world

5.500000

22.000000

44.000000

46.000000

48.000000

Turanga-Waewae Marae  Souvenir of Golden Jubilee  1921-1971

 

Jones, Pei Te Hurinui

Author Pub

1971

53p (1p)

8vo

P-B Covers marked Slight chocolate mark FE fore-corner Gd

35

With illustrations, the development of the Marae, with whakapapa, scarce

3.000000

10.000000

20.000000

22.000000

24.000000

Nga Atua  Maori Gods

 

Kahukiwa, Robyn

Oratia Books

2017 (2012)

16 leaves

4to

Laminated boards Near Fine

20

With the author's illustrations, Maori traditional gods of the earth and the sky

4.000000

12.000000

24.000000

26.000000

28.000000

Maori Land Tenure  Studies of a changing institution

 

Kawharu, I H

OUP

1981 Reissue (1977)

xvi 363p

8vo

P-B  Slight bump fore-corner Signature inside front cover VG - Near Fine

68

The re-issue of this ground-breaking study of Maori land ownership, from traditional tribal land to named owners, the breakdowns in tribal structures, and the effect of the Treaty of Waitangi vs modern law decisions

5.000000

16.000000

30.000000

34.000000

34.000000

Maori Land Tenure

studies of a changing institution

Kawharu, IH

OUP

1977

xiv (2p) 363p

8vo

D-J Near Fine

95

A ground-breaking study of Maori land ownership, from traditional tribal land to named owners, the breakdowns in tribal structures, and the effect of the Treaty of Waitangi vs modern law decisions

5.000000

19.000000

36.000000

42.000000

47.000000

Waitangi   Maori and pakeha perspectives of the Treaty of Waitangi

 

Kawharu, IH (ed)

OUP

1989

xxiv (1p) 329p

8vo

P-B Owner's plate HTP VG

35

With maps, a collection of essays from both pakeha and Maori writers, covering such topics as claims, the Tribunal and its role, Paul McHugh on Constitutional theory, the Treaty and its legal and social roles

5.000000

14.000000

26.000000

29.000000

29.000000

Company of Heaven   Early Missionaries in the South Seas

 

Kent, Graeme

Reed

1972

xiv 230

8vo

D-J Fine

25

Details who was involved and the effect the missionaries had on the people they 'taught'

5.000000

13.000000

21.000000

25.000000

25.000000

The King Country or, Explorations in New Zealand

 

Kerry-Nicholls, JH

The Capper Press

1974

(frontis) xx 379p (32p catalogue) (map)

8vo

D-J (slight chips, browning spine)  Browning top FE VG

55

Six hundred miles around the King country, with records of the author's travel, his explorations, and a biography of the then Maori King, Tawhiao Te Wherowhero, Potatau II, with illustrations

5.000000

16.000000

30.000000

34.000000

37.000000

Maori

a photographic and social history

King, Michael

Reed

2007 Reprint 1983

(2p) 289p

8vo

P-B Near Fine

28

With maps and illustrations, an examination of Maori provenance and experience in New Zealand, using photographs as evidence, the revised edition

5.500000

18.000000

38.000000

42.000000

46.000000

Te Ao Hurihuri

The world moves on

King, Michael (ed)

Hicks Smith & Sons, Methuen

1977 Revised edition (1975)

176

8vo

P-B Fading spine VG

25

With illustrations, a collection of essays in Maori studies by Maori authors

5.000000

13.000000

26.000000

28.000000

30.000000

Moko  Maori Tattooing in the 20th century

 

King, Michael ; Friedlander, Marti

Alister Taylor

1972

60 leaves

4to

D-J (light rubbing of colour on some extremities, in archival wrapper)  Paper over boards, gilt titles and device  VG - Near Fine

70

With illustrations and photographs by Marti Friedlander, Maori tattooing in the twentieth century, with the women and their moko, and some of the patterns, serving as a sort of requiem to this then-dying art

5.500000

17.000000

34.000000

36.000000

38.000000

Koroki My King

 

Kirkwood, Carmen (coll.)

Turongo House

1999

250p (6p)

4to

P-B Inscription FEP Slight penmarks on four pages  VG

55

With illustrations, a collection of tales from the life of the fifth Maori King, 1933-1966

5.000000

18.000000

33.000000

37.000000

38.000000

Te Ahua  Maori Portraits

 

Laugeson, Carl Thorwald

Author Pub

1979

110

4to

D-J (in archival wrapper) White cloth binding, gilt titles  Near Fine

85

Forty-eight portraits, both male and female, with short biographies, a nice copy

8.000000

19.000000

36.000000

41.000000

44.000000

Islands in the Ocean

 

Leaf, Joan M ; Hooper, Karauria

National Pacific Press

2007

vi 154p

8vo

P-B Fine

30

An examination of where Maori may have come from to reach Aotearoa

3.000000

13.000000

21.000000

25.000000

25.000000

The Old Land Claims in New Zealand

 

Lee, Jack

Northland Historical Pubs Soc

1993

x 80p

4to

Laminated card covers  Near Fine

35

A useful guide to the land claims made over Maori land pre-1840, and what happened to the claims

5.000000

13.000000

21.000000

25.000000

25.000000

A Dictionary of Maori words in New Zealand English

 

Macalister, John (ed)

OUP

2005

xxvi 190p

8vo

P-B Fine

35

A useful compilation of the words of Maori origin in New Zealand English which help to make the language a unique variety

5.000000

13.000000

21.000000

25.000000

28.000000

Maori Artists of the South Pacific

 

Mataira, Katerina

Nga Puna Waihanga, New Zealand Maori Artists & Writers Society

1984

88

Oblong 8vo

Laminated boards  Small bump on fore-edge  VG - Near Fine

45

Beautifully illustrated, New Zealand Maori painters, carvers, weavers and writers, including Ralph Hotere and Hone Tuwhare

5.000000

16.000000

30.000000

34.000000

34.000000

Museums and Maori

Heritage Professionals Indigenous Collections Current Practice

McCarthy, Conal

Te Papa Press

2011

xvii 315p

8vo

P-B Near Fine

40

With maps and illustrations, how museum professionals care for the taonga handed down, engage with indigenous communities, and also meet the needs of visitors

5.000000

19.000000

35.000000

41.000000

46.000000

Ruahihi Pa - a prehistoric defended settlement  in the south-western Bay of Plenty

 

McFadgen, BG ; Sheppard, RA

National Museum of New Zealand, New Zealand Historic Places Trust

1984

ix 65p

4to

P-B Fine

35

With illustrations and figures, an archaeological study of a pa site on the upper Wairoa River built in the 17th century

5.000000

12.000000

19.000000

23.000000

22.000000

Maori Music

 

McLean, Mervyn

Auckland University Press

1996

xii 418p

8vo

D-J Near Fine

85

An important book which records and analyses ancient Maori musical tradition and knowledge, and explores the impact of European music on this tradition, with illustrations and musical notation

5.000000

18.000000

32.000000

36.000000

37.000000

Traditional Songs of the Maori

 

McLean, Mervyn ; Orbell, Margaret

Auckland University Press
2004 3rd edition 1975)

2004 3rd edition 1975)

328p (2 CDs in end pocket)

Oblong 8vo

P-B Short crease rear fore-corner  Near Fine

65

The original edition was the first to include both texts and music to 50 of the songs Mervyn McLean recorded from an earlier generation of Maori, here with 2 CDs containing the songs in the book

5.000000

20.000000

33.000000

37.000000

38.000000

Te Maori Calendar 1985

 

Mead, Hirini (et al)

Mobil Oil New Zealand Ltd

1984

14 leaves with interpolating sheets, boxed

Oblong Folio

Spiral bound, cover and backing sheet, one image per month  Fine

75

With an illustration per month and letterpress in English and Maori, a glorious conitinuance of the Te Maori exhibition

5.000000

22.000000

41.000000

47.000000

49.000000

Te toi whakairo  The art of Maori carving

 

Mead, Hirini Moko

Oratia Books

2017

viii 268p

8vo

Soft card covers with flaps Near Fine

35

With illustrations, maps and drawings, a study which surveys the regional art traditions of carving by Maori within New Zealand, as well as giving carving instructions

5.500000

15.000000

30.000000

32.000000

34.000000

Magnificent Te Maori

Te Maori Whakahirahira

Mead, Hirini Moko

Heinemann

1986

(frontis) 126p

4to

Soft card covers  VG - Near Fine

30

With illustrations and reproductions, the trip of Te Maori to the USA and the experiences of those accompanying

5.000000

12.000000

24.000000

26.000000

28.000000

Landmarks, Bridges and Visions

Aspects of Maori Culture

Mead, Sidney Moko

VUP

1997

(frontis) 266p

8vo

P-B Near Fine

38

With illustrations, essays, articles and speeches written by the author since the 1960s which have at their core the importance of te reo and education in fostering a living tradition and promoting social and political change

5.000000

16.000000

30.000000

34.000000

34.000000

Te Maori   Maori Art from New Zealand collections

 

Mead, Sydney Moko (et al)

Heinemann, The American Federation of Arts

1984

244

4to

D-J (in archival wrapper) Slight foxing Top FE Near Fine

45

With many illustrations, the first edition of this study of Maori art, compiled to accompany the Te Maori exhibition on its journey into the world beyond New Zealand, a lovely copy

5.500000

23.000000

49.000000

53.000000

58.000000

Maori Sovereignty

the Maori perspective

Melbourne, Hineani

Hodder Moa Beckett

1995

187p (5p)

8vo

P-B VG - Near Fine

25

A collection of discussions with 17 prominent Maori, each with her/his views of the social, political and economic questions surrounding Maori sovereignty, historically and today

5.000000

12.000000

24.000000

26.000000

28.000000

Te Wao Nui a Tane

 

Melbourne, Hirini ; Gardiner, Te Maari

Huia Publishing

2008

71

8vo

D-J (short closed tear front)  Paper over boards VG - Near Fine

25

With illustrations, twenty-eight songs in Maori and English

4.000000

12.000000

24.000000

26.000000

28.000000

Te Manawa o Tuhoe  The Heart of Tuhoe

 

Melbourne, Hirini ; O'Connor, Terry

Craig Potton Publishing

1997

80

Oblong 8vo

P-B VG

30

With illustrations, the photographer's 'vision of Tuhoe people, their land and way of life'

5.000000

13.000000

26.000000

28.000000

30.000000

New Growth from Old  the Whanau in the Modern World

 

Metge, Joan

VUP

1995

342

8vo

P-B Fading spine VG - Near Fine

32

With illustrations, a study of the historical and modern whanau, what it meant, what it means and strategies for handling current tensions and problems

5.000000

16.000000

30.000000

34.000000

34.000000

In and Out of Touch

Whakamaa in cross cultural context

Metge, Joan

Victoria University Press

1989 Reprint edition (1986)

159

8vo

P-B Signature HTP VG

20

A detailed discussion of a Maori concept that covers, amongst others, shyness, embarrassment and shame, both positive and negative, and which could give rise to much cultural misunderstanding

5.000000

12.000000

19.000000

23.000000

22.000000

Te Maiharoa and the Promised Land

 

Mikaere, Buddy

Heinemann

1988

159

8vo

P-B Slight fading spine VG - Near Fine

30

With illustrations, the study of a Maori Kai Tahu prophet and the Kai Tahu land grievances

5.000000

14.000000

28.000000

30.000000

32.000000

Portraits of Tattooed Warrior Chiefs of New Zealand

 

Millard, Victor Rubens

Author Pub

1942

11 leaves

4to

Soft card covers, scattered slight foxing Slight foxing verso last portrait VG

80

Ten portraits from etchings of Maori leaders, including Rewi Maniapoto, lacks last leaf with extracts of letters of recipients of portraits

5.500000

12.000000

24.000000

27.000000

30.000000

Race Conflict in New Zealand 1814-1865

 

Miller, Harold

Blackwood & Janet Paul

1966

xxvii 238p

8vo

D-J  Slight foxing top FE  VG - Near Fine

35

With illustrations, a description of the fifty years between the arrival of the Anglican missionaries and the end of the War in the Waikato, using contemporary sources

5.000000

13.000000

21.000000

25.000000

25.000000

Maori

 

Mitcalfe, Barry

Coromandel Press

1981

98p (5p)

Oblong 8vo

P-B Slight tea stain base VG

25

With maps and illustrations, the author discusses the origin, the art and the culture of the Maori

5.500000

14.000000

28.000000

32.000000

36.000000

Te Tau Ihu o te Waka Vol 2

A History of Maori of Nelson and Marlborough Vol 2 Te Ara Hou - The New Society

Mitchell, Hilary and John

Huia, Wakatu Incorporation

2007

524

4to

D-J Paper over boards  Fine

85

With illustrations and maps, Volume Two develops the theme of the impact of colonisation and European settlement  on the Maori resident in thr top of the South Island. A nice copy

5.000000

34.000000

57.000000

78.000000

83.000000

Takitimu  a history of Ngati Kahungunu

 

Mitchell, JW (Tiaki Hikawera Mitira)

Oratia Books

2017 edition (1944)

271p (xxii genealogical table)

8vo

D-J Paper over boards Near Fine

38

With illustrations and genealogical tables, a reprint of this tribal history first published in 1944

5.500000

17.000000

34.000000

36.000000

38.000000

The Treaty & The Act

 

Mitchell, Robin

Cadsonbury Publications

1990

226

8vo

P-B Fading spine  Signature HTP  VG

30

A consideration of the Treaty of Waitangi (1840) and the Treaty of Waitangi Act (1975), published before the 1990 New Zealand Election

5.000000

14.000000

26.000000

29.000000

29.000000

Takitimu

 

Mitira, Tiaki Hikawera (Mitchell, JH)

Reed

1944

271p (1p) xxii tables

8vo

D-J (lightly foxed) Cloth binding Light foxing FEs VG

225

With illustrations and genealogical tables, the history of the Ngati-Kahungunu tribe and the Takitimu canoe, with biographies of the important leaders, an edition of 300

5.000000

15.000000

32.000000

34.000000

36.000000

Ka Ngaro Te Reo  Maori language under siege in the 19th Century

 

Moon, Paul

Otago University Press

2016

335

8vo

P-B Near Fine

32

A study of the decline of the Maori language during the 19th century, 'under siege' in a European campaign to 'civilise' New Zealand's original inhabitants

5.000000

13.000000

27.000000

29.000000

31.000000

Ngapua

the political life of Hone Heke Ngapua MHR

Moon, Paul

David Ling

2006

398

8vo

P-B Fine

35

With illustrations, a detailed biography of this important 19th century Maori political leader

5.000000

16.000000

30.000000

34.000000

34.000000

The Raupo phrasebook of modern Maori

 

Morrison, Scotty

Penguin Group

2011

239

8vo

P-B Near Fine

15

Beginning with some history and discussion of dialects within te reo, useful phrases to be used in almost all social occasions

5.500000

13.000000

26.000000

28.000000

30.000000

Mahoe Leaves

being a selection of sketches of New Zealand…

Moser, Thomas

The Capper Press

1974 (1863)

(3p) 100p (4p catalogue)

8vo

D-J (slight patch of discolouring front) VG - Near Fine

24

The facsimile reprint of this collection of stories, especially of Maori, from the Private Secretary to Governor Eyre in the early 1860s

3.000000

11.000000

22.000000

24.000000

26.000000

Narrating Indigenous Modernities

transcultural dimensions in contemporary Maori literature

Moura-Kocoglu, Michaela

Rodopi

2011

xxxiii 298p

8vo

Laminated boards Near Fine

70

A nice copy of this study of Maori literature in a cross-cultural and global context

5.000000

18.000000

33.000000

37.000000

38.000000

State of the Maori Nation  twenty-first-century issues in Aotearoa

 

Mulholland, Malcolm (et al)

Reed

2006

284

8vo

P-B Near Fine

35

With illustrations, a collection of twenty-five essays dealing with the status of Maori involvement within contemporary New Zealand society, from health to sport

5.500000

16.000000

32.000000

34.000000

36.000000

Nga Moteatea Part 1

he marama rere no nga waka maha, he mea kohikohi

Ngata, (Sir) Apirana Turupa

The Board of Maori Ethnological Research (te Poari Whakapapa)

1928

vii 120p (1p)

8vo

Brown cloth binding, brown design, gilt titles Slight browning EPs  VG - Near Fine

225

The first edition in book form of the collected 'songs' with notes (first published in 'Te Toa Takitini'), (Bagnall N3706) a nice copy

5.000000

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29.000000

33.000000

34.000000

Nga Moteatea Part II

he marama rere no nga waka maha, he mea kohikohi

Ngata, (Sir) Apirana Turupa

The Board of Maori Ethnological Research (te Poari Whakapapa)

1929

xiii p121-255

8vo

Purple cloth binding, purple design, gilt titles  Patches of fading on covers, fading spine  Slight foxing EPs, top FE  VG

225

The first edition in book form of the collected 'songs' Part II with notes, (Bagnall N3707)

5.000000

17.000000

29.000000

33.000000

34.000000

Nga Moteatea Part I

 

Ngata, (Sir) Apirana Turupa ; Pei Te Hurunui Jones (ed)

The Polynesian Society

1959 Revised edition

xxv 325p

8vo

Red cloth boards, kowhaiwhai motif Slight fading spine Signature FEP Bookseller's stamp FEP VG

90

A revised edition of these 'scattered songs', with additional notes by the editor, covering numerous tribal areas, with bi-lingual text

5.000000

18.000000

36.000000

38.000000

40.000000

Maori Action Songs

Words and music, action and instructions

Ngata, Reupena ; Armstrong, Alan

Reed

2002

136

8vo

P-B Near Fine

30

With guiding instructions for music and movement, a collection of 30 Maori songs for different occasions

5.000000

13.000000

21.000000

25.000000

25.000000

Uku Rere Nga Kaihanga and beyond

 

Nicholas, Darcy (et al)

Pataka Art + Museum

2013

32

8vo

P-B Near Fine

22

With illustrations, celebrating the work of five contemporary Maori ceramic artists, Baye Riddell, Manos Nathan, Colleen Waata Urlich, Paerau Corneal, Wi Taepa

3.000000

10.000000

20.000000

22.000000

24.000000

Seven Maori Artists

 

Nicholas, Darcy ; Kaa, Keri

Govt Print

1986

46p (17 leaves plates) (2p glossary)

8vo

P-B VG - Near Fine

45

Interviews with Cliff Whiting, Sandy Adsett, Fred Graham, Rangi Hetet, Darcy Nicholas, Robyn Kahukiwa, Erenora Puketapu-Hetet, painting, carving, weaving

5.000000

12.000000

19.000000

23.000000

22.000000

Te Ara Puoro a journey into the world of Maori music

 

Nunns, Richard ; Thomas, Allan

Craig Potton Publishing

2014

176p (CD in sleeve)

4to

D-J Laminated boards Near Fine

40

With a compilation CD, and with illustrations, the path the author has taken into playing traditional Maori instruments, along with colleagues, Hirini Melbourne and Brian Flintoff

6.000000

24.000000

48.000000

50.000000

52.000000

The Oldman Collection of Polynesian Artifacts

 

Oldman, WO

The Polynesian Society

1943

(1p) 86p (136 plates)

8vo

Green card covers (slight rubbing, marks)  VG

225

With illustrations, the Tahiti, Austral and Cook Groups artifacts from the Oldman collection, Memoir 15 of the Polynesian Society

5.500000

17.000000

34.000000

38.000000

42.000000

Skilled Handiwork of the Maori 2nd edition

being the Oldman Collection of Maori Artifacts

Oldman, WO

The Polynesian Society

The Polynesian Society

(1p) 41p text (47p plates)

8vo

P-B Browning extremities  VG

275

With illustrations. a tidy copy of the second edition of the Maori artifacts in the Oldman Collection, scarce

5.000000

13.000000

21.000000

25.000000

25.000000

Claims to the Waitangi Tribunal

 

Oliver, WH

Dept of Justice, Waitangi Tribunal Division

1991

(2p) 108p

8vo

P-B VG

15

A summary of all the Tribunal's reports up till 1991, covering the waters, the land and the language

5.000000

5.000000

15.000000

9.000000

18.000000

Agents of Autonomy

Maori Committees in the Nineteenth Century

O'Malley, Vincent

Huia Pubs

1998

307

8vo

P-B Near Fine

35

The author provides a series of insights into many of the ways by which Maori themselves tried to express the 'tino rangatiratanga', an undertaking in the Treaty of Waitangi, and to secure the Crown's recognition of these endeavours, with illustrations

5.000000

13.000000

21.000000

25.000000

25.000000

The Beating Heart  a political and socio-economic history of Te Arawa

 

O'Malley, Vincent ; Armstrong, David

Huia

2001

xii 354p

8vo

D-J Paper over boards Owner's plate removed HTP Near Fine

45

With maps and illustrations, Te Arawa's relationship with the Crown, the struggle to fulfil the Treaty agreements and the prospects for the future

5.000000

22.000000

46.000000

50.000000

54.000000

The Treaty of Waitangi

 

Orange, Claudia

A&U, Port Nicholson Press

1989 (1987)

x 312p

8vo

P-B  VG

25

A detailed study of the Treaty and its place in New Zealand history, including its contemporary meaning

5.000000

17.000000

32.000000

36.000000

37.000000

An Illustrated History of the Treaty of Waitangi

 

Orange, Claudia

Bridget Williams Books

2004

(frontis) 345p

4to

P-B VG - Near Fine

38

With maps and illustrations, a history of the Treaty of Waitangi and its modern consequences

5.500000

20.000000

41.000000

46.000000

51.000000

The Natural World of the Maori

 

Orbell, Margaret

Collins, David Bateman

1985

(5p) 230p

4to

D-J (in archival wrapper)  VG - Near Fine

40

With reproductions and illustrations, a study of the pre-European Maori's relationship with the land they called Aotearoa

5.000000

26.000000

54.000000

58.000000

62.000000

Waiata Maori songs in history

 

Orbell, Margaret

Reed

2005 reprint edition  (1991)

vii (2p) 116p

4to

P-B Signature HTP  VG - Near Fine

15

With illustrations, a collection of 18 Maori waiata in te reo and English, including laments, songs for famous ariki, a rugby song

5.000000

12.000000

19.000000

23.000000

22.000000

Hawaiki a new approach to Maori tradition

 

Orbell, Margaret

University of Canterbury

1985

(3p) 81p

4to

P-B Near Fine

35

With map and illustrations, a new interpretation of Maori foundation myths, Hawaiki and the fleets, following on from Simmons' 'Great New Zealand Myth'

5.000000

13.000000

21.000000

25.000000

25.000000

The Natural World of the Maori

 

Orbell, Margaret

David Bateman

1996 Revised edition

128

4to

D-J (slight chip, slight fading spine)  VG - Near Fine

25

With maps and illustrations, a study of the pre-European Maori's relationship with the land they called Aotearoa, the revised edition

5.000000

14.000000

28.000000

32.000000

36.000000

Ko Tahu, Ko Au  kai tahu tribal identity

 

O'Regan, Hana

Horomaka Publishing

2001

206

8vo

P-B Near Fine

60

With illustrations, an exploration of being Maori from a Southern perspective, the development of tribal identity, and the politics of this identity

5.000000

13.000000

26.000000

28.000000

30.000000

Kura Kaumatua he Hokika Mahara  Recalling the Memories

 

O'Regan, Hanah ; Rangipunga, Charisma (comps)

Ake Associates Ltd

2009

216

4to

P-B Near Fine

48

With illustrations, memories and stories from 13 Canterbury Maori leaders

5.000000

17.000000

34.000000

36.000000

38.000000

Maori Art and Design  weaving, painting, carving and architecture

 

Paama-Pengelly, Julie

New Holland

2010

160

8vo

P-B  Near Fine

30

With illustrations, a detailed discussion of art and design in historic Maori culture

5.000000

16.000000

30.000000

37.000000

41.000000

The Maori as an Artist

 

Padovan, Renzo

Reed

1957

(11p) 45 plates (3p)

Folio

Paper over boards, cloth spine  Rubbing top, bottom spine Fore-corners bumped  Slight foxing EPs  Gd

55

A study of the Maori carvings in the collection of the Dominion Museum, Wellington, with an essay and plates

5.000000

16.000000

30.000000

34.000000

34.000000

Puna kupu  a dictionary & resource for Maori language beginners

 

Pania, Papa (comp)

Te Wananga o Aotearoa

2002

v 124p

4to

P-B Fine

25

An illustrated dictionary (Maori/English-English/Maori) and workbook for those beginning Maori language studies

5.000000

16.000000

30.000000

34.000000

34.000000

Te Mahi Kete  Maori flaxwork for beginners

 

Pendergrast, Mick

Raupo, Penguin

2008 new edition (1975)

100

Oblong 8vo

P-B  Near Fine

30

With illustrations, a new edition of this excellent guide for those interested in working with flax

4.000000

11.000000

22.000000

24.000000

26.000000

Te Mahi Kete  Maori Basketry for Beginners

 

Pendergrast, Mick

Reed Methuen

1986 Revised edition (1975)

68

4to

P-B  Near Fine

30

With illustrations, the first revised edition of this excellent guide for those interested in working with flax

4.000000

12.000000

24.000000

26.000000

28.000000

Maori Houses and Food Stores

 

Phillipps, William J

Govt Print

1952

(frontis) 211p (1p)

4to

D-J (slight rubbing extremities, in archival wrapper)  Near Fine

45

With illustrations and drawings, a nice copy of this Dominion Museum monograph, dealing with traditional common Maori houses and pataka, from around New Zealand

5.000000

16.000000

30.000000

34.000000

34.000000

Maori Houses and Food Stores

 

Phillipps, WJ

Dominion Museum

1952

(frontis) 211p (1p)

4to

D-J (fading spine, chips, small piece missing base back, in archival wrapper) Cloth binding, gilt titles Near Fine

38

With illustrations and drawings, a study of the 'common houses' of the Maori, and food stores from throughout New Zealand

5.000000

18.000000

32.000000

36.000000

37.000000

Maori Carving Illustrated

 

Phillipps, WJ ; Simmons, DR

Reed

1981 3rd edition, revised (1955)

48

8vo

P-B Near Fine

24

Heavily illustrated, the revised edition of this study of Maori carving, from weapons to buildings

5.000000

5.000000

15.000000

9.000000

18.000000

Maori Tribes of New Zealand

 

Phillips, Jock (ed)

David Bateman

2008

95

4to

P-B Near Fine

22

With maps and illustrations, a history of the Maori in New Zealand, and the New Zealand Maori tribes

4.000000

12.000000

24.000000

26.000000

28.000000

Rapaki Wahine Whakamaumahara  Memories of the Rapaki branch Maori Women's Welfare League

 

Plumridge, Dr Libby

Canterbury University Press

2008

72

8vo

P-B Fine

25

With illustrations, member memories of this MWWL branch at Rapaki, on Banks Peninsula

5.000000

12.000000

19.000000

23.000000

22.000000

Hauora  Maori Standards of Health III

a study of the years 1970-1991

Pomare, Eru (et al)

Te Ropu Rangahau Hauora

1995

200

8vo

P-B  Rubber stamp inside front cover, TP  VG

20

With illustrations and tables, Maori health statistics and factors influencing Maori health

5.000000

14.000000

26.000000

29.000000

29.000000

Legends of the Maori 2 vols

 

Pomare, Sir Maui ; Cowan, James

Southern Reprints

1987

x (1) 320p ; xviii 285p

4to

D-J (slight fading spine, in wrappers) Paper over boards VG - Near Fine

90

With illustrations, a reprint of these legends, sayings and poetry, with a lament to Sir Maui Pomare

5.000000

23.000000

56.000000

60.000000

64.000000

Te Iwi Maori  a New Zealand population past, present & projected

 

Pool, Ian

Auckland University Press

1991

xvi 271p

8vo

P-B Name covered over HTP Near Fine

38

With tables and maps, tracing the demographic history of the Maori and examining the implications of present and future trends for social, cultural and resource policy

5.000000

17.000000

30.000000

34.000000

35.000000

Te Ora Mo Te Maori

he pukapuka hei korerotanga mo nga kura Maori

Pope, James Henry (Hemi H Popi)

Hamuera Kohitare, Kai-ta a  te Kawanatanga (Govt Print)

1896

(2 leaves) 128p

Small 8vo

Red cloth binding, black titles, rules  Fading spine Slight foxing EP Slight underlining on one page VG

75

The revised edition of the translation of the author's 'Health for the Maori', first published in 1884, in two parts, 'the disease' and 'the remedy', and designed for use in 'native schools'.  Scarce

3.000000

12.000000

18.000000

22.000000

20.000000

Primitive Art of the New Zealand Maori

 

Pownall, Glen

Seven Seas Publishing

1972

(frontis) 92p

4to

D-J (in archival wrapper) Paper over boards Nice inscription FEP Slight foxing verso frontis)  Near Fine

30

With many illustrations, the significance of pre-European Maori art and artefacts, including carving and weaving

5.000000

18.000000

32.000000

36.000000

37.000000

Nga Tohu Tawhito

Early Maori Ornaments

Prickett, Nigel

David Bateman

1999

32

Small 8vo

P-B Near Fine

15

An illustrated guide to the early Maori 'signs' (ornaments, pendants) found around NZ which evoke a time when NZ was only recently settled and strong links remained with Pacific Island homelands

3.000000

13.000000

21.000000

25.000000

25.000000

The Life of Orongomai

 

Rainey, Patricia

Orongomai Marae Community Centre

2001

72

8vo

P-B Near Fine

25

Signed by the author, with illustrations, the background to, and the development of, Orongomai Marae, in Upper Hutt

3.000000

14.000000

26.000000

29.000000

29.000000

Orongomai  The Birth of a Marae

 

Rainey, Patricia

Upper Valley Marae Community Centre Cttee

1976

56

8vo

P-B Near Fine

20

Signed by the author, with illustrations, the beginnings and development of this marae in Upper Hutt

3.000000

13.000000

21.000000

25.000000

25.000000

Sir Apirana Ngata and Maori Culture

 

Ramsden, G Eric

Reed

1948

(frontis) 111p

8vo

P-B Browning spine VG - Near Fine

40

With illustrations, a discussion of some of the problems on Maori-European relations with an address by Ngata 'Some aspects of Maori culture', an edition of 1500 copies

4.000000

13.000000

26.000000

28.000000

30.000000

Sir Apirana Ngata and Maori Culture

 

Ramsden, G Eric

Reed

1948

(frontis) 111p

8vo

D-J (chips, fading spine, in archival wrapper) Cloth binding  VG - Near Fine

75

With illustrations, a discussion of some of the problems on Maori-European relations with an address by Ngata 'Some aspects of Maori culture', an edition of 1500 copies

5.000000

13.000000

21.000000

25.000000

25.000000

The Concise Maori Handbook

Encyclopaedia, dictionary, place names, proverbs

Reed, AH ; Broughan, AE

Reed

1981 reprint edition (1978)

581p (5p catalogue)

Small 8vo

P-B VG

32

A useful compendium and basic guide to Maori language, tradition and culture

5.000000

14.000000

26.000000

30.000000

29.000000

Treasury of Maori Exploration

 

Reed, AW

Reed

1977

xvi 288p

8vo

D-J Paper over boards Near Fine

25

Legends relating to the first Polynesian explorers of New Zealand, from Kupe and Maui to the canoes, from Aotea to Mahuhu

5.000000

14.000000

28.000000

32.000000

36.000000

Taonga Tuku Iho

Illustrated Encyclopedia of Traditional Maori Life

Reed, AW ; Mikaere, Buddy

New Holland Publishers

2002

208

4to

D-J (slight chip top spine, slight bump hole spine, in protective plastic) Near Fine

50

The revised and up-dated edition of AW Reed's 1963 first edition, with many illustrations and drawings

5.000000

16.000000

30.000000

34.000000

34.000000

Manu Moriori  human and bird carvings on live kopi trees on the Chatham Islands

 

Richards, Rhys

Paramata Press

2007

96

8vo

P-B Near Fine

65

Signed by the author, with maps and illustrations, the tree carvings that remain on the Chatham Islands, their historical context and their role as interfaces with the ancestors

4.000000

12.000000

26.000000

30.000000

34.000000

Moriori  Origins, Lifestyles and Language

 

Richards, Rhys

Paremata Press

2018

264

8vo

P-B Near Fine

65

Signed by the author, with maps and illustrations, a wide-ranging discussion of Moriori, including the 1902 interview with Te Ropiha Areatara, a Moriori 'survivor'

5.500000

17.000000

34.000000

36.000000

38.000000

Tamihana the Kingmaker

 

Rickard, LS

Reed

1963

200

8vo

D-J (fading spine) Paper over boards Signature FEP  Owner's label base FEP  VG

100

With illustrations, a life of the son of a Maori chief growing through the middle of the 19th century and the development of the King Movement in New Zealand

5.000000

16.000000

30.000000

34.000000

34.000000

Jade Treasures of the Maori

 

Riley, Murdoch

Viking Sevenseas Ltd

1987

68

4to

P-B VG

35

With drawings and illustrations, the author looks at the stories behind New Zealand jade and the working of the material

5.000000

12.000000

19.000000

23.000000

22.000000

Becoming Bicultural

 

Ritchie, James

Huia Publishers

1992

(2p) 214p

8vo

P-B Name crossed off inside front cover  VG

20

The author recounts 40 years of experience and change in the Maori world, and the challenges facing pakeha in making New Zealand bicultural

3.000000

12.000000

19.000000

23.000000

22.000000

The Kingite Rebellion

 

Robinson, John

Tross Publishing

2016

406

8vo

P-B  Barcode covered front cover Near Fine

28

With illustrations, a study of the Kingite movement, and the New Zealand Wars

5.000000

15.000000

30.000000

32.000000

34.000000

Te Timatanga tatau tatau

Early stories from founding members of the maori Women's Welfare League

Rogers, Anna ; Simpson, Miria

Maori Women's Welfare League, Bridget Williams Books

1993

xxii 324p (1p)

4to

P-B VG

40

With portraits, interviews with some of the kuia who worked to found the Maori Women's Welfare League

5.000000

23.000000

48.000000

50.000000

53.000000

Ko Rongowhakaata  Ruku i te Po, Ruku i te Ao  The story of Light and Shadow

 

Rongowhakaata iwi ; Keith, Michael

Te Papa Press

2018

166p (2p)

4to

P-B Near Fine

40

With illustrations, an exhibition showcasing this iwi from the Gisborne area

6.000000

17.000000

34.000000

36.000000

38.000000

Te Kooti Rikirangi

General and Prophet

Ross, W Hugh

Collins

1966

196

8vo

D-J (chips, small pieces missing spine, fore-corners, in archival wrapper) Paper over boards Signature front paste-down Light foxing Eps VG

40

The first serious reappraisal of Te Kooti and his role in the New Zealand Wars

5.000000

16.000000

30.000000

37.000000

41.000000

Jade Country

 

Schoon, Theo

Jade Arts

1973

143

8vo

P-B  Name blacked out FEP  Near Fine

30

With illustrations, finding and working with greenstone on the West Coast of the South Island

5.500000

16.000000

32.000000

34.000000

36.000000

The Maori People in the Nineteen-Sixties

 

Schwimmer, Erik (ed)

Longman Paul

1972 Reprint edition (1968)

396

8vo

D-J (slight chips top, spine)  VG - Near Fine

40

A collection of essays on contemporary Maori issues, including Pei Te Hurinui Jones on Maori Kings, with an extensive bibliography and illustrations

5.000000

16.000000

30.000000

34.000000

34.000000

Polynesian Anthropological Studies

 

Shapiro, HL (et al)

The Polynesian Society, Thomas Avery and Sons

1941

v (1p) 265p

8vo

D-J (chips, small piece missing top, bottom spine, in archival wrapper) Red cloth binding, black titles Signature FEP Slight marks FEs  VG

75

With illustrations, a collection of pieces from the 1940 PS Journals dealing with Polynesian culture and cultural values, from the physical anthropology of the Maori/Moriori to Polynesian mythology to Maori religion

5.000000

18.000000

32.000000

36.000000

37.000000

Ancient Voyagers in Polynesia

 

Sharp, Andrew

Paul's Book Arcade

1963

159

8vo

D-J (chips, price-clipped, in archival jacket) Paper over boards  VG

25

An up-dating and addition to the ideas of the author's earlier 'Ancient Voyagers in the Pacific', with illustrations and drawings

5.000000

14.000000

26.000000

29.000000

29.000000

Maori Religion and Mythology

 

Shortland, Edward

Longmans, Green, and Co

1882

ix (2p) 112p (12p catalogue)

Small 8vo

Cloth binding, black titles, rules front board, gilt titles spine  Slight mark across base back board VG

260

A study based on the author's experiences in New Zealand, where he was the 'Native Secretary' for a period, includes notes on Maori tenure of land, a very tidy copy

3.000000

11.000000

22.000000

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26.000000

Whakairo  Maori Tribal Art

 

Simmons, David

OUP

1985

188

4to

Soft card covers Fading spine Fore-corner bumped VG

40

With illustrations, Maori tribal carving designs (similarities and differences) across the North Island, with a little of the South Island

5.500000

19.000000

36.000000

41.000000

44.000000

Te Maori Te hokinga mai

The Return home

Simmons, DR ; Brake, Brian

Auckland City Art Gallery, NZ Te Maori Management Cttee

1986

78p (1p)

4to

P-B Near Fine

30

A lovely copy of the first edition of this collection of the Maori sculptural and carving artefacts which toured with the Te Maori exhibition

5.000000

13.000000

21.000000

25.000000

25.000000

Nga Tohu o te Tiriti  Making a Mark

the signatories to the Treaty of Waitangi

Simpson, Miria

National Library of New Zealand

1990

vi (5p) 149p (4p)

Oblong 8vo

P-B VG - Near Fine

50

With illustrations, the identification of all those who signed, and witnessed the eight Treaty of Waitangi pages from around New Zealand, an important work

5.000000

20.000000

35.000000

40.000000

43.000000

Te Riri Pakeha  The white man's anger

 

Simpson, Tony

H&S

1986 2nd edition ((1979)

272

8vo

P-B Fading spine  VG

30

With illustrations, a study of how the New Zealand Wars tended to take land from the Maori owners, and the consequences

5.000000

16.000000

33.000000

40.000000

45.000000

The Maori Meeting House  introducing the whare whakairo

 

Skinner, Damian

Te Papa Press

2016

223

4to

Soft card covers with flaps  Near Fine

40

With illustrations, a history, the arts and interpreting the whare whakairo, as well as a guide

7.000000

20.000000

40.000000

42.000000

44.000000

E Tu Ake  Maori Standing Strong

 

Smith, Huhana

Te Papa Press

2011

192

8vo

Soft card covers with flaps  Near Fine

35

With many illustrations, both an exhibition catalogue and an introduction to the key concepts that underpin the Maori world (mana, whakapapa and kaitiakitanga) and exploration of the historical struggle for tino rangatiratanga

5.000000

14.000000

30.000000

33.000000

36.000000

Taiawhio  Conversations with Contemporary Maori Artists

 

Smith, Huhana (ed)

Te Papa Press

2002

224

4to

Soft card covers with flaps  VG

40

With illustrations, 17 Maori artists in conversation and example, including Fred Graham and the Hetet Whanau

5.500000

20.000000

41.000000

46.000000

51.000000

Taiawhio II  Contemporary Maori Artists

 

Smith, Huhana (ed) ; Heke, Norman

Te Papa Press

2007

xv (1p) 300p (1p)

4to

Soft card covers with flaps Fine

68

With illustrations, 18 further conversations with Maori artists, from Sandy Adsett to Shane Cotton to Christina Wirihana

5.000000

22.000000

41.000000

47.000000

49.000000

Native Custom Affecting Land

 

Smith, Norman

The Maori Purposes Fund Board

1942

viii 135p

8vo

Brown cloth binding Rubbing spine, splits in spine cloth  Fore-corners bumped  Ex-lib Library stamps EPs, prelims  VG

225

An assembly of the traditional lore of Maori with regard to 'Native' land, covering a history of Native Land Laws, the background of Native Customary title, customary land, succession, adoption of children, marriage of natives, very scarce

5.000000

13.000000

21.000000

25.000000

25.000000

Hokianga

 

Smith, Ross T ; Brownson, Ron (et al)

David Bateman

1999

80

4to

Soft card covers with flaps Light fading to strips of cover VG - Near Fine

50

Forty images of Maori and their environs in the Hokianga district in the far north of New Zealand

5.000000

12.000000

24.000000

26.000000

28.000000

Hawaiki  the original home of the Maori

 

Smith, S Percy

Whitcombe & Tombs

1904

(folding map) 223p (folding genealogical chart)

Small 8vo

Two tone green cloth binding, gilt titles Slight rubbing bottom spine Bumping top spine VG

70

With illustrations, considerations of the origin and migrations of the Polynesians, including New Zealand Maori, the 2nd, enlarged edition, an edition of 600 copies

5.000000

12.000000

24.000000

26.000000

28.000000

Maori Origins and Migrations

The genesis of some Pakeha myths and legends

Sorrenson, MP Keith

Auckland University Press

1990 Reprint edition (1979)

102

8vo

P-B Fine

28

With illustrations, a discussion on the whence, coming and making of the Maori, from a growing 19th century pakeha point of view

3.000000

12.000000

19.000000

23.000000

22.000000

Kahungunu

 

Spence, Richard J (ed)

Dept University Extension, Massey University

1976

36

4to

P-B Fading spine VG

28

Proceedings of the seminar, 'Te Kawa o Ngati Kahungunu', then an important photographic record of the  House Takitimu at Te Wairoa

3.000000

10.000000

20.000000

22.000000

24.000000

Nga Patai

Racism and Ethnic Relations in Aotearoa/New Zealand

Spoonley, Paul (et al, eds)

Dunmore Press

1996

300

8vo

P-B Signature HTP VG

20

The third in the series of 'Tauiwi' and 'Nga Take', a collection of pieces on contemporary New Zealand multi-ethnic life, from migration to institutional options

5.000000

16.000000

30.000000

35.000000

38.000000

Between the Lines

Racism and the New Zealand Media

Spoonley, Paul ; Hirsh, Walter

Heinemann Reed

1990

155

8vo

P-B Fine

35

A collection of essays which analyses the role of the media - print, television, film - in New Zealand's race relations, and points towards how to improve the quality of standards and the debate in the future

5.000000

13.000000

21.000000

25.000000

25.000000

A Wild Wind from the North  Hongi Hika's 1823 invasion of Rotorua

 

Stafford, Don

Oratia Books

2017

151

Small 8vo

Laminated boards  Near Fine

28

With maps and illustrations, the reprint edition of this study of the great Ngapuhi chief taking utu on the Te Arawa of Rotorua

5.500000

14.000000

28.000000

30.000000

32.000000

Landmarks of Te Arawa  Volume 1 Rotorua

 

Stafford, Don M

Reed

1994

213

4to

D-J Paper over boards Near Fine

110

With illustrations and maps, the detailed record of Rotorua and district Arawa settlements, battle sites, marae and places of ceremonial importance, with cross-references to the maps at the end

5.500000

22.000000

41.000000

47.000000

49.000000

Maori-English Tutor and Vade Mecum

 

Stowell, Henry M (Hongi, Hare)

Whitcombe & Tombs

1913

xi (1p) 248p

8vo

Cloth binding Wear top, bottom spine  VG

35

A guide to the Maori language and corrections of past mistakes

5.500000

14.000000

28.000000

30.000000

32.000000

Secret Landscape

an attempt to unlock New Zealand pre-history

Tasker, John

Kanuka Press

2000

199

Small 8vo

P-B VG

25

With illustrations, an investigation into the foundations of human existence in NZ

5.000000

13.000000

21.000000

25.000000

25.000000

A Pacific Bibliography

 

Taylor, CRH

OUP

1965 2nd ed Rev and Enl

xxx 692p (map)

8vo

D-J (in plastic, spine browned)  Owner's name stamp EPs Owner's number bottom TP  Browning and light foxing Top FE VG

225

An essential work, collecting the literature dealing with the peoples of the Pacific, in the much enlarged 2nd edition

5.000000

18.000000

32.000000

36.000000

37.000000

Te Ika a Maui

New Zealand and its Inhabitants

Taylor, Rev Richard

Reed

1974

(frontis) xiv (folding map) 490p (6p catalogue)

8vo

D-J (fading spine)  Slight browning FEs  VG - Near Fine

160

The Reed facsimile reprint, with map, illustrations and coloured plates, the writer's reflections on New Zealand's native people and the country he saw

5.000000

20.000000

32.000000

36.000000

37.000000

Te Ika a Maui  New Zealand and its Inhabitants

 

Taylor, Rev Richard

Reed

1974

(frontis) xiv (folding map) 490p (6p catalogue)

8vo

D-J Fine

175

The Reed facsimile reprint, with map, illustrations and coloured plates, the writer's reflections on New Zealand's native people and the country he saw, a lovely copy

5.000000

20.000000

33.000000

37.000000

38.000000

No Tuawhakarere Te Rohe Potae: through the lens

 

Te Ruki, Shane ; Knap, Piki

Tui Trust

2012

177

4to

P-B Near Fine

55

A collection of photographs of historic Maori people and landscapes, including images by the Burton Brothers

5.000000

20.000000

41.000000

46.000000

50.000000

The Waitangi Tribunal

The conscience of the Nation

Temm, Paul QC

Random Century

1990

(1p) 129p

8vo

P-B  VG

22

The author, a former member, examines the composition and role of the Waitangi Tribunal (up till 1990), the claims resolved and unresolved before it at that time, still a timely book

4.000000

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24.000000

Double Vision

Art histories and Colonial Histories in the Pacific

Thomas, Nicholas ; Losche, Diane (eds)

Cambridge University Press

1999

xii 289p

4to

P-B VG - Near Fine

40

With illustrations, a collection of essays which, through case studies of the cultures of voyages, colonial art and indigenous affirmations of identity, explores the ambivalences of European perceptions of the Pacific

5.000000

16.000000

30.000000

34.000000

34.000000

A World Awakens

Te puawai o te Ao

Thomson, Nick ; Thomson, Heather

Author Pub

2003

ix 138p

8vo

P-B Fine

28

With drawings, interpretations of Maori myths and folk tales

5.000000

12.000000

19.000000

23.000000

22.000000

Maori Oral Literature

as seen by a classicist

Thornton, Agathe

University of Otago Press

1987

95p (4p charts)

8vo

D-J with flaps over soft card covers   Signature HTP Near Fine

35

With illustrations, the extended text of three lectures given in the Macmillan Brown Lectures of 1986, including comparisons between classical myths and legends and Maori, with useful bibliography

5.000000

12.000000

19.000000

23.000000

22.000000

Tikao Talks  Traditions and Tales of the Canterbury Maoris as told by Teone Taare Tikao

 

Tikao, Teone Taare ; Beattie, Herries

Reed

1939

163

8vo

Brown cloth binding, black titles  Light foxing FEs Slight wear top. Bottom spine Slight signature front paste-down  VG

190

The transcribed memories of Teone Taare Tikao, from Banks Peninsula, covering Southern Maori history, lore, and metaphysical ideas, an edition of 350 copies

5.500000

17.000000

34.000000

36.000000

38.000000

The Maori -Polynesian Comparative Dictionary

 

Tregear, Edward

Lyon and Blair

1897 2nd issue (1891)

xxiv 675p (1p)

4to

Brown cloth binding, light rubbing extremities  Owner's small stamp FEP Short inscription FEP  Slight foxing on some Introduction pages Slight ink stain top pages 462/3  Good - VG

140

A tidy copy of this ground-breaking compilation of similarities between New Zealand Maori and other Polynesian languages, the second issue, with addenda after page 200, but lacking the Corrigenda slip after p xxiv

5.500000

23.000000

48.000000

52.000000

57.000000

The Maori-Polynesian Comparative Dictionary

 

Tregear, Edward

Anthropological Publications

1969 (1891)

xxiv 675p

8vo

Blue grey cloth binding, title block spine  Slight bumping fore-corners VG

90

A facsimile edition from the 1891 edition of this important study/comparison of the Polynesian languages

5.000000

23.000000

52.000000

55.000000

60.000000

The Maori-Polynesian Comparative Dictionary

 

Tregear, Edward

Cadsonbury Publications

2001 (1891)

xxiv 675p (1p)

8vo

Plasticised boards  Near Fine

70

With additional notes from W H Sherwood Roberts, Southern historian, a facsimile edition of this important study/comparison of the Polynesian languages, a nice copy

5.000000

21.000000

41.000000

47.000000

50.000000

What do the Maori Want?

New Maori political perspectives

Vasil, Raj

Random Century

1990

174

8vo

P-B VG

30

A detailing of the shift in Maori perspectives and attitudes to such matters as culture, language, the land, the economy which has taken place over the 1970s and 80s

5.000000

16.000000

30.000000

34.000000

34.000000

Maori Warfare

 

Vayda, AP

The Polynesian Society

1960

ix 141p

8vo

D-J (closed tear base spine, small piece missing front, in archival wrapper) Cloth binding  Owner's small stamp covered FEP  VG

40

With maps and illustrations, a description of Maori forms of warfare, and their relation to other forms of Maori culture in the New Zealand environment, pre-European contact

5.000000

18.000000

31.000000

35.000000

37.000000

Mana Maori

the Power of New Zealand's First Inhabitants

Veys, Fanny Wonnu

Leiden University Press

2010

142p (1p)

4to

Soft card covers with flaps  Near Fine

45

With many illustrations, opening up the Maori arts, crafts and taonga in the Museum Volkenkunde at Leiden, including the long relationship between Aotearoa and Holland

5.000000

19.000000

35.000000

41.000000

45.000000

Ka Whawhai Tonu Matou  Struggle Without End

 

Walker, Ranginui

Penguin

1990

334

8vo

P-B VG

20

With illustrations, New Zealand history from the original settlers' point of view, the struggle for justice for what was taken, for equality, and for self-determination

5.000000

13.000000

26.000000

28.000000

30.000000

Marae te tatau pounamu

 

Walters, Muru, Robin, Sam

Godwit, Random House

2014

411p (5p)

4to

D-J Cloth binding Near Fine

70

With many illustrations, a marae tour from Northland to the Bluff, and a side tour to Chatham Islands, visiting marae, both rural and urban, a lovely book

5.500000

32.000000

66.000000

77.000000

82.000000

An Unsettled History  Treaty Claims in New Zealand today

 

Ward, Alan

Bridget Williams Books

1999

viii 211p

8vo

P-B Near Fine

25

With maps and illustrations, a timely and scholarly review of the historical claims based on the Treaty of Waitangi and the future paths for claims

5.000000

13.000000

21.000000

25.000000

25.000000

Rua and the Maori Millennium

 

Webster, Peter

Price Milburn, Victoria University Press

1979

(frontis) xii 328p

4to

D-J (slight chip top, bottom spine, in archival plastic)  VG - Near Fine

50

With illustrations, an anthropologist studies in depth Rua Kenana and the community on Maungapohatu, the political and religious fights, and the aftermath

5.000000

21.000000

33.000000

37.000000

38.000000

A Carved Cloak for Tahu

 

Whaanga, Mere

AUP

2004

(frontis) xi (1p) 268p

8vo

P-B Near Fine

40

With map and illustrations, the hapu history of Ngai Tahu Matawhaiti of the northern Hawke's Bay, covering the traditional stories, the land and the people, with discussion of the future challenges facing all hapu

5.500000

16.000000

30.000000

34.000000

34.000000

Revenge

A Love Tale of the Mount Eden Tribe

White, John ; Reed, AW (ed)

Reed

1940

(frontis)  xviii (1p) 289p (1p)

8vo

D-J (pieces missing top, bottom spine, chips, in archival wrapper) Cloth binding, slight chips top, bottom spine Strip browning EPs Light foxing FEs Tidy inscription FEP VG

75

A story of the 'everyday life, habits and character of the pre-civilisation Maori', taken from the original manuscript with slight abridgement and corrections, in an edition of 350 copies (#125)

5.000000

16.000000

30.000000

37.000000

41.000000

The Too-Hard Basket  Maori and Criminal Justice since 1980

 

Williams, Charlotte

Institute of Policy Studies

2001

xiii 171p

8vo

P-B Near Fine

32

The author was the Henry Lang Fellow at the Institute in 1999 and has compiled this study to discuss the recent history of Maori and criminal justice from the perspective of government policy and management, revealing some of the barriers to change and pr

5.000000

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A Bibliography of Printed Maori to 1900  (with Supplement)

 

Williams, Herbert W

Govt Print

1924-28

xvi 198p ; 24p

8vo

P-B  Covers faded Staples rusting  Spine of 'Bibliography' worn top, bottom, 1 inch missing bottom spine paper  Otherwise VG

85

A good copy of the first edition of Williams' important work, with the Supplement from 1928

5.000000

13.000000

21.000000

25.000000

25.000000

A Dictionary of the Maori Language

 

Williams, HW

GP Pubs

1997 Reprint ed

xl 499p (8p)

8vo

P-B Near Fine

25

Seventh edition, revised, corrected and augmented

5.500000

20.000000

40.000000

44.000000

48.000000

A Dictionary of the Maori Language

 

Williams, HW

Govt Print

1975 Reprint edition, revised and enlarged

xxxvii 499p (8p)

4to

D-J Plasticised boards  VG

25

Revised, corrected and augmented up till 1975

5.000000

21.000000

40.000000

47.000000

51.000000

Politics of the New Zealand Maori  protest and cooperation, 1891-1909

 

Williams, John A

University of Washington Press

1969

xi 204p

8vo

D-J Paper over boards Signature FEP, HTP Rubber stamp HTP VG

25

With illustrations, the organisation of Maori after the New Zealand Wars, the Maori Parliament, protest movements and political cooperation

5.000000

14.000000

28.000000

30.000000

32.000000

Te Rongoa Maori  Maori Medicine

 

Williams, PME

Reed

2007 Reprint edition (1996)

79

8vo

P-B Near Fine

25

With illustrations, an introduction to some native flora used by Maori for a variety of health problems

3.000000

10.000000

20.000000

22.000000

24.000000

Politics of the New Zealand Maori protest and cooperation 1891-1909

 

Williams. John A

Oxford University Press, University of Auckland

1969

xi 204p

8vo

D-J (chips, in archival wrapper) Paper over boards Owner's signature FEP  Rubber stamp HTP VG

20

With map and illustrations, how Maori organised politically after the New Zealand Wars and the rise of the future leaders

5.000000

12.000000

24.000000

26.000000

28.000000

Titi Heritage  the story of the Muttonbird Islands

 

Wilson, Eva

Craig Publishing

1979

181p (2p)

8vo

D-J (slight chips, small water stain showing on inside front and back, in archival wrapper) Paper over boards VG

175

With map and illustrations, the story of the yearly visits to the small islands off the coast of Stewart Island Rakiura, scarce

5.500000

16.000000

32.000000

35.000000

38.000000

From the Beginning

The Archaeology of the Maori

Wilson, John (ed)

Penguin, New Zealand Historic Places Trust

1987

175

8vo

P-B Fading spine  VG - Near Fine

40

With maps, drawings and illustrations, the study of Maori archaeologically, from the whence to the where to now

5.000000

16.000000

30.000000

34.000000

34.000000

Mythology and Traditions of the Maori

 

Wohlers, Rev JFH

Kiwi Publishers

1996

16

8vo

P-B Fine

12

The facsimile edition of these studies, taken from the Transactions of the New Zealand Institute

5.000000

5.000000

15.000000

9.000000

17.000000

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