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  The Unknown Kaipara: Five Aspects Of Its History 1250-1875 by T. B. Byrne T. B. Byrne, Auckland, 2002 #193 of an Edition of 500 Copies, Signed, Casebound, xviii, 562 pp. Over 300 Illustrations, 6 Colour Plates, 40 Tables, Maps, Bibliography, Index. The History of Kaipara from 1250-1875 Covering Conquest and Occupation; Early European Travel; […]

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Games and Dances of the Maori: A Guide Book for Teachers. Government Printer, 1966. Card covers, worn   $15     The Arts of the Maori. Government Printer, 1961. Heavy boards, cloth spine   $25     The Boy and the Taniwha by R. L. Bacon. Collins, 1972   $25     Maori Godsticks in Various Collections by […]

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Maori Religion and Mythology Being an Account of the Cosmogony, Anthropogeny, Religious Beliefs and Rites, Magic and Folk Lore of the Maori Folk of New Zealand Part 1 by Elsdon Best. Government Printer, 1976. reprint   $55   An Old New Zealander or Te Rauparaha, The Napoleon of the South by Lindsay T. Buick. Capper Press, […]

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    Te Hikoi Ki Waitangi 1985. Waitangi Action Committee, 1985. Card covers   $20     Maori Sovereignty by Donna Awatere. Broadsheet, 1984. ISBN 0959773606. Paperback   $25     The New Zealand Wars and the Victorian Interpretation of Racial Conflict by James Belich. Auckland University Press, 1986. ISBN 186940002x. Book award sticker on front   $80 […]

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Maori Place-Names also Personal Names and Names of Colours Weapons and Natural Objects by Johannes  Andersen. The Polynesian Society, 1942  $150   Tuhoe: The Children of the Mist: A Sketch of the Origin, History, Myths, and Beliefs of the Tuhoe Tribe of the Maori of New Zealand with Some Account of Other Early Tribes of […]

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    New and Complete Manual of Maori Conversation containing Phrases and Dialogues on a Variety of Useful and Interesting Topics together with a Few General Rules of Grammar and a Comprehensive Vocabulary by Suzanne Aubert (Sister Marie Joseph). Lyon And Blair, Wellington  1885. Some faults             $300   Redemption Songs: A Life of Te Kooti Arikirangi Te Turuki  […]

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  Maori Action Songs: Words and Music, Actions and Instructions  by Alan Armstrong and Reupena Ngata. A. H. & A. W. Reed, 1966. ISBN 0589007777. Card covers, good only   $20   Separate But Equal? Maori Schools And The Crown 1867-1969 by John Barrington. Victoria University Press,  2009 ISBN 9780864735867. Paperback   $40   The Maori As He Was […]

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Weaving, the Arts of the Maori Instructional Booklet by Mere  Karurangi, Department of Education, 1969. Card covers  $15   Kete Making, The Arts Of The Maori Instructional Booklet by Catherine Brown. Department of Education, 1971. Card covers  $20   The Parihaka Album: Lest We Forget by Rachel  Buchanan. Huia Publishing, 2009, 1st Edition. ISBN 9781869693992   […]

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Jason Books is proud to present this catalogue of rare and important books, chiefly concerning New Zealand. Highlights include handsome copies of Angas’s The New Zealanders Illustrated (1847), Hochstetter’s New Zealand: Its Physical Geography, Geology and Natural History (1867), Colenso’s Fiat Justitia (1871), FitzGerald’s Climbs in the New Zealand Alps (1896), and a very rare set of Flinders’s A Voyage to […]

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Maori Life in Ao-tea by Johannes C. Andersen, facsimile reprint, 2000, pb $55 Redemption Songs: A Life of Nineteenth-Century Maori Leader Te Kooti Arikirangi Te Turuki by Judith Binney, pb $60 Tai Tokerau Whakairo Rakau: Northland Maori Wood Carving by Deidre Brown, pb $50 The Treaty of Waitangi or How New Zealand Became a British […]

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Blake by Peter Ackroyd   $40

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Port Chalmers: Gateway to Otago by H. O. Bowman. Capper Press, facsimile reprint, 1978   $30


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Paparoa Matakohe & Districts Centennial 1862-1962. Paparoa Matakohe and Districts Centennial Association, 1962   $20

The Studio New Zealand Issue, April 1948, Volume 135, No 661. The […]

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