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The moa-hunters of New Zealand : sportsmen of the Stone Age

Author: Thomas Lindsay Buick
Publisher: New Plymouth, N.Z. : Thomas Avery, 1937.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book deals with the time when the Dominion was inhabited solely by the Maori, and when the Moa roamed its open spaces in great flocks. These birds were hunted, killed and eaten by the Maori, and the purpose of the book is to tell how, when and where this was done."--Jacket.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Buick, Thomas Lindsay, 1866-1938.
Moa-hunters of New Zealand.
New Plymouth, N.Z. : T. Avery, 1937
(OCoLC)612670519
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Lindsay Buick
OCLC Number: 11976483
Description: xiv, 260 pages, 12 unnumbered leaves of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 21 cm
Contents: Did the Maori know the moa --
Caves & middens --
Papa-Towai Camp --
Waitaki Camp --
Moa-hunter at home --
Who & when --
Classification of moas --
Polynesian ovens.
Responsibility: by T. Lindsay Buick.

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"This book deals with the time when the Dominion was inhabited solely by the Maori, and when the Moa roamed its open spaces in great flocks. These birds were hunted, killed and eaten by the Maori, and the purpose of the book is to tell how, when and where this was done."--Jacket.

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