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Type
Publication
Location
  • Reading Room
  • General Collection
  • Ethnology
  • Reserve
Call Number
GN672.6 .G1 MAY
Author/Creator
Title
Te manu tukutuku : a study of the Maori kite / Bob Maysmor
Publisher
Wellington, N.Z. : Allen & Unwin, 1990
Physical Description
iii, 87 p. : ill. (some col.), maps ; 21 cm.
ISBN/ISSN
0046582614 (pbk.)
Date
1990
Subject
Content
  • The origins of the Maori kite
  • Materials used for kitemaking
  • Surviving examples of the Maori kite
  • Other types of Maori kite
  • Kite decorations and accessories
  • Flying lines and bridles
  • Flying procedures
  • Flight interpretation
  • Turu manu - chants and charms
  • Tribal legends and traditional histories
Notes
Bibliography : p.70-71. - Includes index.
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