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Waka Taua: the Maori War Canoe

Waka Taua: the Maori War Canoe (Paperback, 2nd Revised edition)

By Evans, Jeff

A Maori war canoe being paddled a full speed is an awesome sight. Thanks to the renaissance in canoe building, more and more traditional waka taua are on the waterways, and feature in major events like the Queen's Jubilee. Waka Taua gives a concise introduction to all aspects of ...the war canoe: its history, recent revival, types and variants, phase of building, parts of the waka, crew responsibilities and paddling techniques. With numerous historical and contemporary photographs and drawings, this easy-to-read book is the perfect reference for these amazing craft.
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ISBN 9781877514401
Published NZ 15 Aug 2013
Publisher Oratia Media
Format Paperback, 2nd Revised edition
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ISBN-13 9781877514401
Stock Out of stock
Status Out of print
Publisher Oratia Media
Imprint Libro International
Published 15 Aug 2013
Publication Country New Zealand New Zealand
Format Paperback, 2nd Revised edition
 › 1 other possible formats available
Edition 2nd Revised edition
Author(s) By Evans, Jeff
Category Social & Cultural History
Indigenous Peoples
Canoeing & Kayaking
NZ, Maori & Pasifika
Number of Pages 76
Dimensions Width: 185mm
Height: 250mm
Spine: 8mm
Dewey Code 387.21
Weight 174g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Library of Congress Maori (New Zealand people) - Boats, Canoes and canoeing - New Zealand
NBS Text Water Sports
ONIX Text General/trade