Booklet, Kohikohia Nga Maramara o Mataatua. In Ancient Maoriland

Best, Elsdon
Hot Lakes Chronicle
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Kohikohia Nga Maramara o Mataatua. In Ancient Maoriland, was written by Elsdon Best from notes collected from members of the Ngāti Manawa, Ngāti Whare, Tuhoe, Ngāti Apa, Ngāti Awa, Ngāti Hamua and Patuheuheu tribes, living in Rangitaiki Valley, the Urewera Country or from Mataatua.

The booklet recounts how Māori came to New Zealand, Māori customs, spirituality, agriculture etc.

Reprinted from the Hot Lakes Chronicle Rotorua, 1896.
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Printed on paper with black ink.
Height x Width: 250 x 140mm
Ko te Matauranga te Kaha Russell Duncan, Bookplate, Printed
On page 21 is Russell Duncan's stamp depicting two arrows. This decoration is found on his bookplate., Stamp
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from the Russell Duncan Collection
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Pams B6 Bes, 1606, 22224


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