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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.

by Best, Elsdon, 1856-1931.

Material type: book Book; Format: print ; Literary form: Not fiction Publisher: Wellington, N.Z. : Te Papa Press, 2005Availability: Items available for loan: Davis (Central) Library [Call number: 305.8994 BES] (1).

The Māori as he was : a brief account of Māori life as it was in pre-European days / by Elsdon Best.

by Best, Elsdon, 1856-1931 | New Zealand. Board of Science and Art.

Material type: book Book; Format: print ; Literary form: Not fiction Publisher: Wellington, N.Z. : Dominion Museum, 1924Online access: Click here to access online Availability: Items available for reference: Alexander Library | Te Rerenga Mai o Te Kauru [Call number: 305.8994 BES] (1).

Maori eschatology : the Whare Potae (house of mourning) and Its Lore : being a description of many customs, beliefs, superstitions, rites &c., pertaining to death and burial among the Maori people, as also some account of native belief in a spiritual world / by Elsdon Best.

by Best, Elsdon, 1856-1931.

Material type: book Book; Format: print ; Literary form: Not fiction ; Audience: Adult; Publisher: NZ : New Zealand Institute, 1905Availability: Items available for reference: Alexander Library | Te Rerenga Mai o Te Kauru [Call number: 393 BES] (1).

Maori religion and mythology. Section 1 / by Elsdon Best.

by Best, Elsdon, 1856-1931.

Material type: book Book; Format: print ; Literary form: Not fiction ; Audience: Adult; Publisher: Wellington : Govt. Printer, 1924Availability: Items available for reference: Alexander Library | Te Rerenga Mai o Te Kauru [Call number: 299.92 BES] (1).

Food products of Tuhoeland : being notes on the food supplies of a Non-agricultural tribe of the natives of New Zealand ; together with some account of various customs superstitions &c., pertaining to foods / by Elsdon Best.

by Best, Elsdon, 1856-1931.

Material type: book Book; Format: print ; Literary form: Not fiction ; Audience: Adult; Publisher: NZ : New Zealand Institute, 1902Availability: Items available for loan: Alexander Library | Te Rerenga Mai o Te Kauru [Call number: 993.425 BES] (1).

The whare kohanga (the "nest house") and it's lore : comprising data pertaining to procreation, baptism, and infant betrothal, &c., contributed by members of the Ngati-Kahungunu tribe of the North Island of New Zealand / by Elsdon Best.

by Best, Elsdon, 1856-1931.

Material type: book Book; Format: print ; Literary form: Not fiction ; Audience: Adult; Publisher: Wellington : Govt. Printer, 1929Availability: Items available for loan: Alexander Library | Te Rerenga Mai o Te Kauru [Call number: 392.12 BES] (1).

Maori and Maruiwi : notes on the original inhabitants of New Zealand and their culture on the question of how that culture affected the later coming Maori and on the existence in these isles of customs, arts and artifacts not traceable to Polynesia.

by Best, Elsdon, 1856-1931.

Material type: book Book; Format: print ; Literary form: Fiction ; Audience: Adult; Publisher: NZ : New Zealand Institute, 1915Availability: Items available for loan: Alexander Library | Te Rerenga Mai o Te Kauru [Call number: 305.8994 BES] (1).

Te Matariki (Pleiades) : assorted writings / by Elsdon Best, John White, S Percy Smith [and] Edward Tregear.

by Best, Elsdon, 1856-1931 | White, John | Smith, S. Percy (Stephenson Percy), 1840-1922.

Material type: book Book; Format: print ; Literary form: Fiction ; Audience: Adult; Publisher: [Auckland, NZ]? : Journal of the Polynesian Society, 1899Other title: Notes on Maori mythology by Elsdon Best. | Astronomical knowledge of the Maori by Elsdon Best. | Ancient history of the Maori Volume I - IV by John White. | Maori and Maruiwi by Elsdon Best. | Maori forest lore by Elsdon Best. | Food products of Tuhoeland by Elsdon Best. | History and traditions of the Taranaki coast by S. Percy Smith. | Lore of the Whare-kohanga by Elsdon Best. | The Maori race by Edward Tregar..Availability: Items available for loan: Alexander Library | Te Rerenga Mai o Te Kauru [Call number: 520 BES] (2).

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Maori religion and mythology : being an account of the cosmogony, anthropogeny, religious beliefs and rites, magic and folk lore of the Maori folk of New Zealand. Part 2 / by Elsdon Best.

by Best, Elsdon, 1856-1931.

Material type: book Book; Format: print ; Literary form: Not fiction Publisher: Wellington, N.Z. : Government Printer, 1982Availability: Items available for reference: Alexander Library | Te Rerenga Mai o Te Kauru [Call number: 299.92 BES] (1).

The art of the whare pora : notes on the clothing of the ancient Maori, their knowledge of preparing, dyeing, and weaving various fibres, together with some account of dress and ornaments, and the ancient ceremonies and superstitions of the whare pora / by Elsdon Best.

by Best, Elsdon, 1856-1931.

Material type: book Book; Format: print ; Literary form: Not fiction Publisher: [New Zealand Institute], [1898]Other title: Clothing of the ancient Maori.Availability: Items available for loan: Alexander Library | Te Rerenga Mai o Te Kauru [Call number: 391.008 BES] (1).

Maori marriage customs : being notes on ancient Maori customs, ritual and sociological, connected with courtship, marriage, and divorce, together with some account of the Levirate, and of many superstitious beliefs, and ancient animistic myths connected with the same, as held and preserved by the Maori peoples of the Tuhoe Tribe / by Elsdon Best.

by Best, Elsdon, 1856-1931.

Material type: book Book; Format: print ; Literary form: Not fiction Publisher: [1903]Availability: Items available for loan: Alexander Library | Te Rerenga Mai o Te Kauru [Call number: 392.5 BES] (1).

Maori forest lore. Part 1 / by Elsdon Best.

by Best, Elsdon, 1856-1931.

Material type: book Book; Format: print ; Literary form: Not fiction Publisher: Wellington, N.Z. : Govt. Printer, 1908Other title: Maori forest lore, being some account of native forest lore and woodcraft, as also of many myths, rites, customs and superstitions connected with the flora and fauna of the Tuhoe and Ure-wera district | Maori forest lore..Availability: Items available for loan: Alexander Library | Te Rerenga Mai o Te Kauru [Call number: 305.8994 BES] (1).

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Games and pastimes of the Maori : 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 Best, Elsdon, 1856-1931.

Edition: Facsimile editionMaterial type: book Book; Format: print ; Literary form: Not fiction Publisher: Christchurch, N.Z. : Kiwi Publishers, 1998Availability: No items available Damaged (1).

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The Maori / Eldon Best.

by Best, Elsdon, 1856-1931.

Material type: book Book; Format: print ; Literary form: Not fiction Publisher: [Christchurch, N.Z.] : Cadsonbury Publications, 2011Availability: Items available for loan: Alexander Library | Te Rerenga Mai o Te Kauru [Call number: 305.8994 BES VOL. 1] (2).