Legends of the Māori / by Sir Maui Pomare and James Cowan, in collaboration ; illustrations by Stuart Peterson.Material type: TextLanguage: mri Publication details: [Auckland, N.Z.] : Southern Reprints, 1987Description: x, 320 pages : illustrations ; 25 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeOther title: Title on added title page: Mythology, folk-lore, tradition and poetrySubject(s): Māori (New Zealand people) -- Folklore. -- Folklore | Legends -- New Zealand | Tainui (New Zealand people) -- History | Māori poetry | Māori literature | Pūrākau | Kōrero nehe | Tikanga-ā-iwi | Whakataukī | Waiata | MatengaAdditional physical formats: Online version:: Legends of the Maori.; Online version:: Legends of the Maori.DDC classification: 398.0993 LOC classification: GR375 | .P6 1987Online resources: Legends of the Maori - NZETC Also available via the World Wide Web.
|Item type||Current library||Collection||Call number||Vol info||Copy number||Status||Date due||Barcode||Item holds|
|Non Fiction||Stratford Non Fiction||Non Fiction||398.209931 POM (Browse shelf (Opens below))||Volume 1.||1||Available||A00148794|
|Non Fiction||Stratford Non Fiction||Non Fiction||398.20993 POM (Browse shelf (Opens below))||Volume 2.||1||Available||A00466924|
Facsim. reprint: originally published: Wellington, N.Z. : Fine Arts (N.Z.) Ltd., 1930.
v. 1. Mythodology, folk-lore tradition and poetry -- v. 2. Maori-Polynesian historical traditions, folklore and stories of old New Zealand.
The origin of the Maori games in Chapter XII: p.69-71. Actually more about the derivation of games in Rarotonga as the fore runner to Maori games.
Also available via the World Wide Web.
Includes text in Maori.