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Best Elsdon 1907. Maori forest lore: being some account of native forest lore and woodcraft, as also of many myths, rites, customs, and superstitions connected with the flora and fauna of the Tuhoe or Ure-wera District - Part 1. Transactions of the New Zealand Institute 40: 185-254

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Sections on: mythical origin of trees and birds, Māori Cosmogony, Tipua, Uruuru Whenua, mythical denizens of the forest, and on the trees and plants - terminology and uses. Uses are described under the record pertaining to the particular plant. Sections also on tree climbing, tree felling, stone axes, tree hauling, splitting logs. Includes karakia relating to these tasks.

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Maori forest lore : being some account of native forest lore and woodcraft, as also of many myths, rites, customs, and superstitions connected with the flora and fauna of the Tuhoe or Ure-wera District - Part 1

1908
1907
Best Elsdon
Transactions of the New Zealand Institute
40
185
254

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