Scrapbook No 2

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Date
1915-1931
Ref
qMS-0208
Description

Polynesian/Maori Voyages, the story of Takitimu Waka, Maori Customary Concepts and Tribal Narratives. Includes information on the messianic cults that flourished in the 19C; the battle of Waiorua (Whakapaetai) at Kapiti; Te Rangihaeata's stockade at Paremata; the death of Von Tempsky at Te Ngutu-o-te-Manu, and expropriated taonga in the British Museum, including Te Rauparaha's mere-pounamu `Papatahi' and Te Hiko-o-te-Rangi's mere-pounamu `Tuhiwai'. Comprises information on Nga Puhi `Atamira', and generic Maori tohunga practices.

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Best, Elsdon, 1856-1931 : Papers / Series 5 - Scrapbooks
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