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Maori Religion and Mythology cover imageMaori Religion and MythologyNZ $100.00
An account of the cosmogony......
Elsdon Best

Large format bound in green cloth, lettered.


Dominion Museum, year: 1924, , 264 pages. This book is in Maori section, Art & culture category

The old land claims in New Zealand cover imageThe old land claims in New ZealandNZ $30.00
Jack Lee

Laminated boards.


Northland Historical Pubns. , year: 1993, Hardback. This book is in Maori section, Politics and history category

Kaikoura Coast cover imageKaikoura CoastNZ $60.00
Maori history, traditions and place-names.
W.J. Elvy

A tidy copy in dustwrapper.


Hundalee Scenic Board, year: 1949, Hardback, 103 pages. This book is in Maori section, Politics and history category

Landmarks of Te Arawa cover imageLandmarks of Te ArawaNZ $150.00
Volumes 1&2.
D.M. Stafford

2 large volumes in very good condition


Reed, year: 1994, Hardback, 213 pages. This book is in Maori section, Politics and history category

War In The Tussock cover imageWar In The TussockNZ $25.00
Te Kooti and the battle at Te Porere
Ormond Wilson

Very good condition.


Govt. Printer, year: 1961, , 72 pages. This book is in Maori section, Politics and history category

Ko Te Hitoria Poto cover imageKo Te Hitoria PotoNZ $75.00
O te Hahi Katorika
Father Claude Cognet?

History of the Catholic Church from time of Christ to present. BIM 1402


Lyons, Catholic Church, year: 1894, Hardback, 517 pages. This book is in Maori section, Laguage category

Nga Taumata cover imageNga TaumataNZ $80.00
A portrait of Ngati Kahungunu
National Library

An excellent copy of this splendid book.


Huia, year: 2003, Hardback, 184 pages. This book is in Maori section

Mana cover imageManaNZ $15.00
Described by Mr. Tikao
J Herries Beattie

Extract JPS Vol. XXX. No.1


JPS, year: 19, Softback, 4 pages. This book is in Maori section, Art & culture category

A mystery of Fiordland cover imageA mystery of FiordlandNZ $15.00
A vanished Maori tribe
J Herries Beattie

Offprint Vol. IV, No.2


NZ Journal Science, year: 1921, Softback, 8 pages. This book is in Maori section, Politics and history category

Folklore and fairy tales of the Canterbury Maoris cover imageFolklore and fairy tales of the Canterbury MaorisNZ $60.00
told to Maud Goodenough Hayter (Mrs T. Moses)
Taare R. Te Maiharoa

Edited by J Herries Beattie.


ODT, year: 1957, Softback, 37 pages. This book is in Maori section, Art & culture category

Tikao talks, traditions and tales told by Teone Taare Tikao cover imageTikao talks, traditions and tales told by Teone Taare TikaoNZ $275.00
told to Herries Beattie
Hone T. Tikao

Mild spotting of edges, an excellent copy in dustwrapper.


Reed, year: 139, Hardback. This book is in Maori section, Art & culture category

Maori place-names of Otago cover imageMaori place-names of OtagoNZ $60.00
J Herries Beattie

Inevitable toning of wartime paper otherwise very good.


ODT, year: 1944, Hardback, 95 pages. This book is in Maori section, Politics and history category

Maori place-names of Canterbury cover imageMaori place-names of CanterburyNZ $40.00
including one thousand hitherto unpublished
J Herries Beattie

A very good copy.


ODT, year: 1945, Softback, 120 pages. This book is in Maori section, Politics and history category

The Maoris and Fiordland cover imageThe Maoris and FiordlandNZ $100.00
Maori mythe, fascinating Fables.....
J Herries Beattie

A very good copy.


ODT, year: 1949, Hardback, 104 pages. This book is in Maori section, Politics and history category

Maori place-names of Canterbury cover imageMaori place-names of CanterburyNZ $60.00
including one thousand hitherto unpublished
J Herries Beattie

A nice copy of the hardback.


ODT, year: 1945, Hardback, 120 pages. This book is in Maori section, Laguage category

Traditions and legends cover imageTraditions and legendsNZ $200.00
collected from the natives of Murihuku
J Herries Beattie

15 offprints from the JPS beginning Vol.XXIV. No.3, ending Vol. XXXI. No.4. The first 8 offprints are annotated in pencil by the author.


Journal Polynesian Society, Softback. This book is in Maori section, Politics and history category

Whakairo cover imageWhakairoNZ $50.00
Maori tribal art
David Simmons

Large format. A very good copy of the revised edition.


OUP, year: 1987, Softback, 188 pages. This book is in Maori section, Art & culture category

Spurious maori placenames of southern NZ cover imageSpurious maori placenames of southern NZNZ $25.00
George Griffiths

Nice copy.


Otago Heritage, year: 2002, Softback, 232 pages. This book is in Maori section, Laguage category

The story of Te Waharoa cover imageThe story of Te WaharoaNZ $60.00
Sketches of ancient Maori life and history
John A Wilson

A nice copy.


W&T Ltd, year: 1907, Hardback. This book is in Maori section, Politics and history category

Tamihana the kingmaker. cover imageTamihana the kingmaker.NZ $100.00
L.S. Rickard

Dustwrapper mild fading, a good sound copy.


Reed, year: 1963, Hardback, 200 pages. This book is in Maori section, Politics and history category

The New Zealand Company's native reserves cover imageThe New Zealand Company's native reservesNZ $85.00
Roland L. Jellicoe

A good copy.


Govt. Printer, year: 1930, Hardback, 116 pages. This book is in Maori section, Politics and history category

Ratana cover imageRatanaNZ $100.00
The man, the Church, the political movement.
J.M. Henderson

Tears in dustwrapper.


Reed/Polynesian Society, year: 1972, Hardback, 128 pages. This book is in Maori section, Politics and history category

Ratana the prophet cover imageRatana the prophetNZ $20.00
Keith Newman

As new.


Raupo, year: 2009, Softback, 263 pages. This book is in Maori section, Politics and history category

Maori origins and migrations cover imageMaori origins and migrationsNZ $15.00
M.P.K. Sorrenson

"accumulation of Pakeha myths about Maori origins".


AUP, year: 1993, Softback, 102 pages. This book is in Maori section, Politics and history category

In/visible sight cover imageIn/visible sightNZ $30.00
The mixed-descent families of Southern New Zealand
Angela Wanhalla

As new.


Bridget Williams Books, year: 2009, Softback. This book is in Maori section, Politics and history category

Telling stories cover imageTelling storiesNZ $30.00
Indigenous history and memory in Australia and New Zealand
Ed Bain attwood and Fiona Magowan

NZ contributions.


Bridget Williams Books, year: 2001, Softback, 269 pages. This book is in Maori section, Politics and history category

Mihaia cover imageMihaiaNZ $30.00
The prophet Rua Kenana and his community at Maungapohatu
Binney Chaplin Wallace

Reprint, as new.


Bridget Williams Books, year: 2011, Softback, 204 pages. This book is in Maori section, Politics and history category

Nga Morehu the survivors cover imageNga Morehu the survivorsNZ $30.00
Life histories of eight Maori women
Judith Binney, Gillian Chaplin

As new.


Bridget Williams Books, year: 2011, Softback, 229 pages. This book is in Maori section

Tohunga cover imageTohungaNZ $25.00
Hohrpa Kereopa
Paul Moon

A good copy.


David Ling, year: 2005, Softback, 172 pages. This book is in Maori section, Politics and history category

The decorative arts of the New Zealand Maori cover imageThe decorative arts of the New Zealand MaoriNZ $20.00
T. Barrow

A Kiwi Full Colour Book


Reed, year: 1964, Hardback, 112 pages. This book is in Maori section, Art & culture category

Encircled lands cover imageEncircled landsNZ $100.00
Te Urewera, 1820-1921
Judith Binney

As new.


Bridget Williams Books, year: 2009, Hardback. This book is in Maori section, Politics and history category

The tattooed land cover imageThe tattooed landNZ $65.00
the southern frontiers of the Pa Maori
Barry Brailsford

Good in d/w.


Reed, year: 1981, Hardback. This book is in Maori section, Politics and history category

The Whare Kohanga cover imageThe Whare KohangaNZ $30.00
And its lore
Elsdon Best

Paper covers a little worn, a good copy.


Dominion Museum, year: 1929, Softback, 72 pages. This book is in Maori section, Art & culture category

Maori designs cover imageMaori designsNZ $20.00
W.J. Phillips

Staples a bit rusty but still sound.


Harry H. Tombs, Softback, 24 pages. This book is in Maori section, Art & culture category

Ponga and Puhihuia cover imagePonga and PuhihuiaNZ $20.00
from the original Maori
H.J. Fletcher

Staples rusting.


The author, Softback, 42 pages. This book is in Maori section, Art & culture category

Maori and missionary cover imageMaori and missionaryNZ $50.00
early Christian missions in the South Island
T.A. Pybus

Boards a bit sunfaded.


Reed, year: 1954, Softback, 186 pages. This book is in Maori section, Politics and history category

Te Rauparaha cover imageTe RauparahaNZ $95.00
a new perspective
Patricia Burns

An excellent copy of this classic work.


Reed, year: 1980, Hardback. This book is in Maori section, Politics and history category

Two worlds cover imageTwo worldsNZ $100.00
first meetings between maori and Europeans 1642-1772
Anne Salmond

A good copy in d/w.


Viking, year: 1991, Hardback, 477 pages. This book is in Maori section, Politics and history category

The burning of the 'Boyd' cover imageThe burning of the 'Boyd'NZ $30.00
A saga of culture clash
Wade Doak

Very good in d/w.


Hodder and Stoughton, year: 1984, Hardback, 184 pages. This book is in Maori section, Politics and history category

Manners & customs of the New Zealanders cover imageManners & customs of the New ZealandersNZ $60.00
J. Polack

2 volumes, facsimile reprint of 1840 edition. D/ws lightly marked.


Capper Press, year: 1976, Hardback. This book is in Maori section, Politics and history category

Old New Zealand cover imageOld New ZealandNZ $30.00
A tale...... by a Pakeha Maori
Frederick E. Maning

Very good copy of this reprint of a classic of early NZ.


W.&T., year: 1964, Hardback. This book is in Maori section, Politics and history category

The Maori as he was. cover imageThe Maori as he was.NZ $30.00
A brief account of Maori life as it was in pre-European days.
Elsdon Best

Tape marks on endpapers.


Govt. Printer, year: 1952, Hardback. This book is in Maori section, Politics and history category

"No Maoris no tour"NZ $75.00
New Zealand protests 1959-60
CABTA

Second printing. Rare pamphlet.


CABTA, year: 1960, Softback, 16 pages. This book is in Maori section, Rugby category

Te Hekenga cover imageTe HekengaNZ $50.00
Early days in Horowhenua
rod McDonald Ewart O'Donnell

Facsimile edition of 1929 printing. D/w sunfade on spine.


Bennett, year: 1979, Hardback. This book is in Maori section, Politics and history category

Some chapters in the life and times of Te Rauparaha cover imageSome chapters in the life and times of Te RauparahaNZ $35.00
Chief of the Ngatitoa
W.L.T. Travers

Facsimile reprint of 1872 edition.


Capper Press, year: 1975, Hardback, 77 pages. This book is in Maori section, Politics and history category

Aureretanga, groans of the Maori cover imageAureretanga, groans of the MaoriNZ $45.00
G.W. Rusden

Facsimile of 1888 edition


Capper Press, year: 1975, Hardback. This book is in Maori section, Politics and history category

Renata's journey Ko te haeranga o Renata cover imageRenata's journey Ko te haeranga o RenataNZ $35.00
Translated Helen Hogan

A good copy.


University of Canterbury Press, year: 1994, Softback, 175 pages. This book is in Maori section, Politics and history category

The life and times of Patuone cover imageThe life and times of PatuoneNZ $40.00
C.O. Davis

Facsimile of 1876 edition.


Capper Press, year: 1974, Hardback, 141 pages. This book is in Maori section, Politics and history category

The Aryan Maori cover imageThe Aryan MaoriNZ $95.00
Edward Tregear

Original cloth with gilt centerpiece splitting on spine, but sound.


Govt. Printer, year: 1885, Hardback, 107 pages. This book is in Maori section, Politics and history category

Maori is my name cover imageMaori is my nameNZ $35.00
Historical Maori writings in translation
Ed John Caselberg.

A very good copy.


John McIndoe, year: 1975, Softback, 152 pages. This book is in Maori section, Politics and history category

Agents of autonomy cover imageAgents of autonomyNZ $40.00
Maori committees in the Nineteenth Century
Vincent O'Malley

Researched as part of Treaty settlement process.


Huia, year: 1998, Softback, 307 pages. This book is in Maori section, Politics and history category

New Zealand's first war cover imageNew Zealand's first warNZ $35.00
The rebellion of Hone heke
T.L. Buick

Facsimile of 1926 edition.


Capper Press, year: 1976, Hardback. This book is in Maori section, Politics and history category

Dissolving dream cover imageDissolving dreamNZ $30.00
R.F. Keam

"the improbable story of the first Baptist Maori Mission". William P. Snow.


The author, year: 2004, Softback. This book is in Maori section, Politics and history category

Te wai pounamo cover imageTe wai pounamoNZ $75.00
The greenstone island
Harry C. Evison

Annexation and colonization of southern NZ.


Aoraki Press, year: 1993, Softback. This book is in Maori section, Politics and history category

Nga iwi o Tainui cover imageNga iwi o TainuiNZ $80.00
the traditional history of the Tainui people.
Pei Te Hurunui Jones, Bruce Biggs

A good copy.


AUP, year: 1996, Softback. This book is in Maori section, Politics and history category

Te Karaiti  to Tatou Kai-Whakaroa cover imageTe Karaiti to Tatou Kai-WhakaroaNZ $75.00
Mrs E.G.White

Bible stories for Seventh Day Adventists, Maori language. Covers worn.


Te Avondale Perehi, year: 1911, Hardback, 142 pages. This book is in Maori section, Laguage category

The history and doings of the Maori from the year 1820 to the signing of the Treaty cover imageThe history and doings of the Maori from the year 1820 to the signing of the TreatyNZ $120.00
Thomas Gudgeon

Cloth a little frayed at head and foot of spine.


Brett, year: 1885, Hardback, 225 pages. This book is in Maori section, Politics and history category

Takaparawha Bastion Point cover imageTakaparawha Bastion PointNZ $30.00
506 days on ancestral Maori land.
Joe Hawke etc

A bit of dampstaining but a hard item to find.


Cttee, year: 1978, Softback, 43 pages. This book is in Maori section, Politics and history category

Glimpses of Maoriland cover imageGlimpses of MaorilandNZ $120.00
Annie R. Butler

A very good copy, the gilt vignette on upper cover bright.


RTS, year: 1886, Hardback. This book is in Maori section, Politics and history category

The Maori race cover imageThe Maori raceNZ $60.00
Edward Tregear

Nice copy in pictorial cloth.


A.d. Willis, year: 1921, Hardback. This book is in Maori section, Politics and history category

Studies of New Zealand life cover imageStudies of New Zealand lifeNZ $40.00
made in NZ
Mrs Wesley Turton

Account of Maori culture.


SPCK, year: 1915, Hardback, 40 pages. This book is in Maori section, North Island category

The story of Gate Pa cover imageThe story of Gate PaNZ $25.00
Gilbert Mair

Good copy, reprint.


Tauranga, year: 1964, Softback, 88 pages. This book is in Maori section, Politics and history category

Supplementary data relating to ancient Waitaha in the Horowhenua cover imageSupplementary data relating to ancient Waitaha in the HorowhenuaNZ $15.00
G. Leslie Adkin

Offprint from Vol.59, No.1


JPS, year: 1950, Softback, 36 pages. This book is in Maori section, Politics and history category

Results of further excavations at Pa-site, Lake Horowhenua cover imageResults of further excavations at Pa-site, Lake HorowhenuaNZ $15.00
Richard rolston

Offprint Vol.57, No.4


JPS, year: 1948, Softback, 279 pages. This book is in Maori section, Politics and history category

The Pa Maori cover imageThe Pa MaoriNZ $45.00
An account of the fortified villages of the Maori in pre-European and modern times etc. etc.
Elsdon Best

Plain red cloth. Large quarto format.


Board of Ethnological Research, year: 1927, Hardback. This book is in Maori section, Politics and history category

I shall not die Titokowaru's War cover imageI shall not die Titokowaru's WarNZ $25.00
New Zealand 1868-1869
James Belich

Good copy.


Allen & Unwin, year: 1989, Softback, 323 pages. This book is in Maori section, Politics and history category

The New Zealand Wars cover imageThe New Zealand WarsNZ $75.00
and the Victorian interpretation of racial conflict
James Belich

First edition of this seminal work.


AUP, year: 1986, Hardback, 396 pages. This book is in Maori section, Politics and history category

Maoridom in picture and prose cover imageMaoridom in picture and proseNZ $60.00
from the best authorities
I. Sarginson

A strange publication. Presumably aimed at a tourist or overseas market. Cobbled together from other sources with a "doomed race" theme. Scarce. Outrageous decorative cover.


The Christchurch Engraving Co., year: 1899, Hardback, 57 pages. This book is in Maori section, Politics and history category

How the Maoris lived cover imageHow the Maoris livedNZ $25.00
A.W. Reed

Oblong format, very good in d/w. Illustrated by Russell Clark.


Reed, year: 1952, Hardback, 32 pages. This book is in Maori section, Art & culture category

Extracts from the journals of the ships Recherche Esperance and Coquille cover imageExtracts from the journals of the ships Recherche Esperance and CoquilleNZ $50.00
ed Isabel Ollivier

Early Eyewitness Accounts of Maori Life : 3 and 4.


ATL, year: 1986, Hardback, 220 pages. This book is in History section

The Maori as he was cover imageThe Maori as he wasNZ $20.00
a brief account of Maori life in pre-European days
Elsdon Best

Original wrappers.


Dominion Museum, year: 1934, Softback. This book is in Maori section, Politics and history category

Maori string figures cover imageMaori string figuresNZ $115.00
J.C. Andersen

Excellent copy in original decorated cloth.


Board of Ethnological Research, year: 1927, Hardback. This book is in Maori section, Art & culture category

Polynesian mythology and ancient history of the New Zealand race cover imagePolynesian mythology and ancient history of the New Zealand raceNZ $125.00
asfurnished by their priests and chiefs.
Sir George Grey

Paper discoloured as is usual with this title. An old rebacking with cloth frayed at extremities. A long inscription of 1887 on fly.


H. Brett, year: 1885, Hardback. This book is in Maori section, Politics and history category

Legends of the Maori cover imageLegends of the MaoriNZ $350.00
James Cowan, Sir Maui Pomare

Two quarto volumes in rexine bindings. Striking illustrations by  Stuart Peterson. This issue bound from sheets from the original edition of 1934.


Harry H. Tombs, year: 1955, Hardback. This book is in Maori section, Art & culture category

Te Maori cover imageTe MaoriNZ $25.00
Te hokinga mai. The return home
Various

Photigraphs by Brian Brake, text by D. Simmons.


Auckland City Art Gallery, year: 1986, Softback, 79 pages. This book is in Maori section, Art & culture category

Shadows on the land cover imageShadows on the landNZ $25.00
signs of the Maori past
Gordon Ell

Pictorial outline of archaeological sites.


Bush Press, year: 1989, Softback, 112 pages. This book is in Maori section, Politics and history category

The changing times of Te Tirau and the people of the river cover imageThe changing times of Te Tirau and the people of the riverNZ $50.00
Nancy Pickmere

Effects of European settlemant upper Kaipara region.


Bush Press, year: 2004, Softback, 208 pages. This book is in Maori section, Politics and history category

Colonial constructs cover imageColonial constructsNZ $60.00
European images of Maori 1840-1914
Leonard Bell

A very good copy of this signficant book.


Melbourne University Press, year: 1992, Hardback. This book is in Maori section

Te aho tapu cover imageTe aho tapuNZ $50.00
The sacred thread
Mick Pendergrast

Reprint of an essential reference book.


Reed, year: 1999, Softback, 124 pages. This book is in Maori section, Art & culture category

Maori religion and mythology cover imageMaori religion and mythologyNZ $70.00
parts 1 and 2
Elsdon Best

A very good set in dustwrappers.


Te Papa Press, year: 1995, Hardback, 424 pages. This book is in Maori section, Politics and history category

Maori, a photographic and social history cover imageMaori, a photographic and social historyNZ $75.00
Michael King

Dustwrapper faded on spine otherwise a very good copy.


Heinemann, year: 1983, Hardback, 287 pages. This book is in Maori section, Politics and history category

Amiria cover imageAmiriaNZ $30.00
the life story of a Maori woman
Anne Stirling

Hardback in dustwrapper.


Reed, year: 1976, Hardback. This book is in Maori section, Politics and history category

Polynesian mythology, and ancient trditional history of the New Zealand race cover imagePolynesian mythology, and ancient trditional history of the New Zealand raceNZ $300.00
as furnished by their priests and chiefs
Sir George Grey

Two owners names on fly, a very good copy in original gilt decorated cloth.


London, John Murray, year: 1855, Hardback. This book is in Maori section, Art & culture category

The Mohaka Ki Ahuriri report cover imageThe Mohaka Ki Ahuriri reportNZ $65.00
Various

2 foolscap volumes in soft covers. Vast historical research.


Waitangi Tribunal, year: 2004, Softback. This book is in Maori section, Politics and history category

Maori Auckland cover imageMaori AucklandNZ $30.00
David Simmons

Includes Maori Place Names by George Graham.


Bush Press, year: 1987, Softback, 96 pages. This book is in Maori section

Maori Wars of the Nineteenth Century cover imageMaori Wars of the Nineteenth CenturyNZ $115.00
The sruggle of the Northern against the Southern Maori tribes prior to the Colonisation of New Zealand in 1840
S. Percy Smith

Damp stain on lower board , still a good sound copy of the best edition


W&T, year: 1910, Hardback, 490 pages. This book is in Maori section

First lessons in the Maori language with a short vocabulary cover imageFirst lessons in the Maori language with a short vocabularyNZ $90.00
W.L. Williams

A bit worn and shaky, but complete and hanging together.


Upton & Co, year: 1872, Hardback, 96 pages. This book is in Maori section, Laguage category

The Maori cover imageThe MaoriNZ $185.00
Elsdon Best

A good sound set. major repository.


Memoirs Polynesian Society, year: 1924, Hardback. This book is in Maori section, Politics and history category

The story of Gate Pa cover imageThe story of Gate PaNZ $25.00
April 29th, 1864
Captain Gilbert Mair

Still a rivetting account.


Bay Of Plenty Times, year: 1937, Softback, 88 pages. This book is in Maori section, Politics and history category

The Maori response to the Gospel cover imageThe Maori response to the GospelNZ $15.00
Ruawai D. Rakena

A good copy. 


Wesley Historical Society, year: 1971, Softback. This book is in Maori section, Politics and history category

To face the daring Maoris cover imageTo face the daring MaorisNZ $40.00
Soldiers impressions of the first Maori War 1845-47
Michael Barthorp

A good copy in dustwrapper.


Hodder & Stoughton, year: 1979, Hardback, 237 pages. This book is in Maori section