Games and pastimes of the Māori : an account of various exercises, games and pastimes of the natives of New Zealand, as practised in former times : including some information concerning their vocal and instrumental music / by Elsdon Best.Material type: TextSeries: Bulletin (Dominion Museum (N.Z.) ; no. 8.Publication details: Wellington, N.Z. : Te Papa Press, 2005.Description: 334 pages : illustrations ; 24 cmContent type:
- 1877385026 (paperback)
- 9781877385025 (paperback)
- 790.08999442 22
- DU423.G3 B47 2005
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Title page reprinted from 1976 reprint ; Wellington, N.Z. : Govt. Printer, 1976.
Originally published: Wellington, N.Z. : Board of Māori Ethnological Research for the Dominion Museum, 1925. (Dominion Museum bulletin ; no. 8).
Includes bibliographical references (-326) and index.
Introductory chapter -- Military exercises and games viewed as useful training -- Aquatic games and pastimes -- Games requiring agility or manual dexterity -- Games and pastimes requiring calculation, mental alertness or memorising powers -- Games and pastimes of children -- Introduced games -- Māori songs and Māori singing -- Musical instruments -- List of Māori games, toys, musical instruments.