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Nga Waka o Nehera: The First Voyaging Canoes

Nga Waka o Nehera: The First Voyaging Canoes
  

This is the essential reference work to the traditions of Maori canoes that voyaged to New Zealand - including lists of the waka, names of crew members crew members and vessels, karakia and waiata, and maps. A must for lovers of history, students of Maori and nautical enthusiasts... read full description below.

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ISBN 9781877514043
Barcode 9781877514043
Published 20 November 2009 by Oratia Media
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Author(s) By Evans, Jeff
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ISBN-13 9781877514043
ISBN-10 1877514047
Stock Out of stock
Status Out of print
Publisher Oratia Media
Imprint Oratia Books
Publication Date 20 November 2009
International Publication Date 1 November 2009
Publication Country New Zealand New Zealand
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Author(s) By Evans, Jeff
Category Australasian & Pacific History
Ships & Shipping: General Interest
NZ, Maori & Pasifika
Maori
New Zealand & Related
Number of Pages 224
Dimensions Width: 175mm
Height: 245mm
Spine: 12mm
Weight 268g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Library of Congress Oceania - Discovery and exploration, Maori (New Zealand people) - History, Maori (New Zealand people) - Boats, Canoes and canoeing - New Zealand, Maori (New Zealand people) - Colonization
NBS Text Regional History
ONIX Text General/trade
Dewey Code 387.210993
Catalogue Code 81676

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This is the essential reference work to the traditions of Maori canoes that voyaged to New Zealand - including lists of the waka, names of crew members crew members and vessels, karakia and waiata, and maps. A must for lovers of history, students of Maori and nautical enthusiasts.

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Author's Bio

Jeff Evans is a well-known writer and photographer who works for leading clients in New Zealand and overseas. An authority on Maori canoes, Jeff is also the author of Polynesian Navigation and the Discovery of New Zealand, Nga Waka o Nehera: The first voyaging canoes and Maori Weapons in Pre-European New Zealand, and editor of Elsdon Bests Notes on the Art of War. Jeff lives in Te Atatu, Auckland with his family.

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