Best Elsdon 1925. The Maori Canoe. Dominion Museum Bulletin 7
Descriptions of various types of canoes and their associated technology. Sections on: the construction of the waka taua (war canoe) from tree felling to launching; fishing and river canoes; canoes of Chatham Island; ceremonial observances relating to canoes; methods of propulsion, anchors; canoes of the Pacific area; the peopling of New Zealand.
The Maori Canoe