Nga Waka o Nehera: The First Voyaging Canoes

Nga Waka o Nehera: The First Voyaging Canoes
Jeff Evans
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h245 x 175mm - 224pg
15 Nov 2009 NZ
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This is the essential reference work to the traditions of Maori canoes that voyaged to New Zealand including lists of the waka, names of crew members and vessels, karakia and waiata, and maps. Jeff Evans collects the main information sources about travelling canoes into one volume. A must for lovers of history, students of Maori and nautical enthusiasts.
Jeff Evans is a well-known writer and photographer who works for leading clients in New Zealand and overseas. An authority on Maori canoes, Jeff is also the author of Polynesian Navigation and the Discovery of New Zealand, Nga Waka o Nehera: The first voyaging canoes and Maori Weapons in Pre-European New Zealand, and editor of Elsdon Bests Notes on the Art of War. Jeff lives in Te Atatu, Auckland with his family.

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