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Best Elsdon 1925. The Maori Canoe. Dominion Museum Bulletin 7

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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.

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The Maori Canoe

Best Elsdon
Dominion Museum Bulletin

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12 June 2007
20 June 2020
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