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Nga mahi a nga tupuna

documentary heritage
  • Description

    Nga Mahi A Nga Tupuna still remains the most important published source of Maori myths and legends.

    The author, Sir George Grey, earned the friendship of the Arawa people at Rotorua and recorded their traditions in the present work. The first edition (1854) was subsequently issued in an English translation which has been reprinted on several occasions under the title [Polynesian Mythology and Ancient Traditional History of the New Zealand Race, as furnished by their Chief and Priests].--jacket

  • Place
  • Other Id

    EMI1971G (Library of Congress Call Number)

    44045 (Cat ID)

    89317 (DBTextworks system ID)

    37822 (Presto content ID)

  • Department

Images and documents


  • Object Type
  • Name/Title
    Nga mahi a nga tupuna
  • Primary Maker
  • Contributor/Publisher
    A. H. & A. W. Reed
  • Place
  • Date
    Circa 1971
  • Physical Description

    xx, 211 pages ; 25 cm

  • Language
    Te Reo Māori
  • Level of Current Record
    Bib record
  • Member Object

    1 item in this collection. View all items.

  • Edition/State/Version
    4th ed.
  • Subject Category
  • Public Access Text

    A facsimile reprint of the third edition of 1928, with corrections by Bruce Biggs and Pei Te Hurinui, published with the assistance of the Maori Purposes Fund Board. Cover and spine title; Nga mahi a Nga Tupuna by Sir George Grey Half title: Nga mahi a Nga Tupuna Previous ed. 1928. Includes bibliographical references p. 199-205 and index. Printed by Dai Nippon Printing Co.

  • Collection Type
    Reserve Collection
  • Copyright
    All rights reserved
  • Last Update
    19 Dec 2023
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