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Polynesian Festival
  

Polynesian Festival (Paperback, illustrated edition)

By Tamua, Evotia

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A photographic essay of the ASB PolyFest by Evotia Tamua which covers over 15 years of the event and shows the gamut of performance groups and schools participating in the annual festival.

ISBN 9781877484001
Published 12 February 2008 by Little Island Press Ltd
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Polynesian Navigation and the Discovery of New Zealand
  

Polynesian Navigation and the Discovery of New Zealand (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Evans, Jeff

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"Polynesian navigation and the discovery of New Zealand offers a straightforward account of how and why Polynesian seafarers made their journey south to New Zealand shores. The first part discusses the origins of the voyages, legends of the homeland and the explorer Kupe, traditi ...

ISBN 9781877514159
Published 1 September 2011 by Oratia Media
Interest Age Young Adults
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Mi Bas side orn Pitcairn
  

Mi Bas side orn Pitcairn (Paperback)

By Wrren, Meralda

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eaching the children at school during Culture classes in 2007 and to help them remember Pitcairn Islands place names we made a book together. Susan Davies was the school teacher from Nelson New Zealand at the time and we would on culture day spend a good time out sketching our pi ...

ISBN 238911
Published 6 June 2008 by Maimiti Haven
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Hawaiki, Ancestral Polynesia: An Essay in Historical Anthropology
 

Hawaiki, Ancestral Polynesia: An Essay in Historical Anthropology (Trade Paperback/Paperback, illustrated edition)

By Kirch, Patrick Vinton; Green, Roger C.

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An anthropological approach to long-term history through detailed reconstruction of the Ancestral Polynesian culture, Hawaiki.

ISBN 9780521788793
Published 16 May 2001 by Cambridge University Press
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Polynesian Sound-producing Instruments
  

Polynesian Sound-producing Instruments (Paperback)

By Moyle, Richard

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Introduces the variety of Polynesian instruments, from the familiar slit drums and skin drums to the less common nose-flutes, uniquely constructed mouth flutes and disposable jew's harps. The range of instruments now obsolete is also examined. Illust. B&W.

ISBN 9780747800958
Published 25 October 1990 by Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
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Series Shire ethnography
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Illustrated Myths and Legends of the Pacific
  

Illustrated Myths and Legends of the Pacific (Paperback)

By Reed, A. W.; Illustrated by Cooper, Jennifer

A.W. Reed's classic collection of myths and legends from around the Pacific has been beautifully illustrated by Jennifer Cooper. Jennifer has thoroughly researched art forms from each island group, giving her illustrations cultural integrity. Included are legends from The Carolin ...

ISBN 9780790011721
Published 10 May 2007 by Raupo Publishing (NZ) Ltd
Interest Age 8-11 years
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Ponapean-English Dictionary
  

Ponapean-English Dictionary (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Rehg, Kenneth L.; Sohl, Damian G.

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Approx. 6,750 Ponapean to English entries; the language of the island of Ponape, located between Hawaii and Indonesia.

ISBN 9780824805623
Published 30 April 1986 by University of Hawai'i Press
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Series Pali Language Texts
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Hawaii Garden: Tropical Shrubs
   

Hawaii Garden: Tropical Shrubs (Trade Paperback/Paperback, New edition)

By Clay, Horace F.; Hubbard, James C.; Golt, Rick

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How to identify, select, install and care for shrubs available in modern Hawai'i and other mild-climate areas. Illust. in colour.

ISBN 9780824811280
Published 28 March 2008 by University of Hawai'i Press
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Bellona Island Beliefs and Rituals
  

Bellona Island Beliefs and Rituals (Hardback)

By Monberg, Torben

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This work by a Danish anthropologist is a significant contribution to Polynesian ethnography. Bellona and Rennell islands are Polynesian outliers in the Solomon Islands. In pre-European times the cultures of the two islands were almost identical.

ISBN 9780824811471
Published 31 January 1990 by University of Hawai'i Press
Interest Age Young Adults
Series Pacific Islands Monograph Series, No 9
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Missionary Lives: Papua, 1874-1914
  

Missionary Lives: Papua, 1874-1914 (Hardback, Illustrated edition)

By Langmore, Diane

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History and biographies of the early missionaries in Papua. Illust. B&W.

ISBN 9780824811631
Published 31 May 1989 by University of Hawai'i Press
Interest Age Young Adults
Series Pi Monograph Series #6
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