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Heke-nuku-mai-nga-iwi Busby : not here by chance

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    "This biography of Heke-nuku-mai-nga-iwi Busby brings together the varied life experiences that have made Hec Busby the master waka builder, waka expert, celestial navigator and highly regarded Te Rarawa elder that he is today.

    He is one of the few active waka taua builders and is responsible for the completion of more than a dozen of these waka for iwi around the country. Acknowledged as the pre-eminent holder of knowledge relating to waka culture, he is frequently consulted for his expert opinion.

    The author, Jeff Evans, is a writer and photographer. He has previously authored Nga Waka o Nehera - The First Voyaging Canoes, The Discovery of Aotearoa (republished as Polynesian Navigation and the Discovery of New Zealand), Waka Taua - The Maori War Canoe, Maori Weapons in Pre-European New Zealand, and Notes on the Art of War. This is his first biography."--Publisher's information.

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    VM311.F7 EVA (Library of Congress Call Number)

    85535 (Cat ID)

    85414 (Presto content ID)

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