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No. 24 (October 1958)
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ON THE MAORI PEOPLE

Reed's Complete List

The Maori People have always been regarded as the finest of native races. They came to New Zealand with an age-old culture, which had a distinctive development in the isolation of the islands of Aotearoa. Then came the contact with the Pakeha, a gradual change in outlook and a merging with the white race.

The Maoris are still a fine upstanding race, with a great future. Their ancient culture and art is shared today by all New Zealanders. Maori and Pakeha alike are united in the pride and interest which springs from the preservation of this heritage.

New Zealanders and their friends will be glad to have this comprehensive list of books and material about the Maori available at the present time.

BOOKS FOR CHILDREN

WONDER TALES OF MAORILAND, by A. W. Reed. A collection of happy stories from the rich store of Maori legend. Illustrated in colour and black and white by A. S. Paterson. In this book the story of the lives of a Maori boy and girl and their old-time village is related 12s. 6d.
MAORI TALES OF LONG AGO, by A. W. Reed. Illustrated by A. S. Paterson. This is a companion volume to WONDER TALES, telling more of the adventures of the little girl and boy, Hine and Rata, in the long ago. 12s. 6d.
HOW THE MAORIS LIVED, by A. W. Reed. A useful and very popular book which tells in picture and illustration of the lives of the early Maoris. Illustrated by Russell Clark. 6s. 0d.
LIVING IN A MAORI VILLAGE, by A. W. Reed and illustrated by Russell Clark. This is a book for younger children showing Maori village life as seen through the play and activities of two Maori children. Illustrated in black and white and colour. 6s. 0d.
HOW THE MAORIS CAME, by A. W. Reed. Illustrated by Harry Dansey. This is the story of how the first Maori explorers crossed the wide Pacific to New Zealand in their fleets of canoes. 6s. 0d.
GAMES THE MAORIS PLAYED, by A. W. Reed. Illustrated by Dennis Turner. A 1958 book, beautifully illustrated, with a full description of the games that were played by Maori children and adults. 6s. 0d.

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BOOKS FOR OLDER CHILDREN

MYTHS AND LEGENDS OF MAORILAND, by A. W. Reed. Illustrated by George Woods and W. Dittmer. This book has become a minor classic, having appeared in many editions. It is recognised as the most readable collection of Maori folk tales to appear in print. Profusely illustrated. 15s. 0d.
REEDS' CONCISE MAORI DICTIONARY. Invaluable to all those who are learning or are interested in the language. This little dictionary has proved very popular. It contains about 6000 Maori words and thier meanings, and has an English-Maori as well as a Maori-English section. Also contains a collection of proverbial sayings in Maori and English. 10s. 6d.
HE KONAE ARONUI. Maori proverbs and sayings collected by R. T. Kohere. The text is given in both Maori and English, and there are explanatory notes. 7s. 6d.
MAORI PLACE NAMES AND THEIR MEANINGS. The meanings of most of the Maori place names in New Zealand are set out in this popular little book, which is illustrated with about fifty sketches of Maori life, native birds and plants. 6s. 0d.
TUWHARETOA, by John Grace. The author is a descendant of the famous Te Heuheu, and also of the pioneer missionary of Taupo, and is well qualified to undertake the arduous task of writing the history of his tribe, Ngati Tuwharetoa. The result will be a book which sands with “Tuhoe” and “Tainui” as a definitive tribal history—a 1958 publication. 30s. 0d.
REVENGE, by John White. A novel about the Mount Eden tribe, and a book of considerable ethnological value. Only a few copies remain of this limited, numbered edition. 30s. 0d.
MAORI CARVING ILLUSTRATED, by W. J. Phillipps. A profusely illustrated book which provides a simple pictorial introduction to a fascinating subject. 6s. 0d.
THE IMPACT OF CHRISTIANITY ON THE MAORI PEOPLE, by A. W. Reed. Issued in a limited edition, this little book tells of the equipment of the early missionaries, and the effect of their teaching on the Maoris. 7s. 6d.
THE MAORIS OF THE SOUTH ISLAND, by the Rev. T. A. Pybus. A survey of the Maori occupation of the South Island up to the coming of the whalers, and the impact of the white race on the Maoris. 7s. 6d.
THE MAORI AS AN ARTIST. An outstanding collection of lithographs of Maori art drawn by Dr. Renzo Padovan, a noted Italian scholar, who made a special study of the art of the Maoris while in New Zealand. This is a large book which must occupy an important place in the library of students of the Maori. 42s. 0d.

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(The following titles are now in short supply)

MAORI STRING FIGURES, by Johannes Andersen 15s. 0d.
THE CHANGING MAORI, by F. M. Keesing 15s. 0d.
THE MAORI PEOPLE AND US, by Norman Smith 15s. 0d.

THE MAORI IN COLOURED PICTURE AND SLIDE

THE MAORIS. A brightly coloured booklet showing many pictures of the Maoris of today. In full colour. 3s. 6d.
COLOUR VIEW CARDS. From a wide variety of Colour View Cards of New Zealand, the following are suggested as of special interest:
     Standard Series—5 ½ × 3 ½ each 4d.
          1 Hot Pool Cookery
          2 Maori Meeting House
          18 N.Z's Longest Maori Place Name
     Continental Series—6 × 4 each 6d.
          D37 Maori Gateway, Whakarewarewa
          D42 Maori Church, Ohinemutu
          D44 Maori Meeting House, Whakarewarewa
          D88 Maori Poi Dancers
          D89 Maori Guides
          D114 Guide Rangi and Pohutu Geyser
          D48 Maori Welcome, Whakarewarewa
          D113 Pania of the Reef (statue at Napier)
KIWI COLOUR VIEW BOOK—3 ¾ × 2 ¾, with 12 colour plates on hi-gloss cards. No. 3 Rotorua 2s. 6d.
KIWI COLOUR SLIDES—Packed in attractive boxes, each containing 10 different 35mm colour slides, each with complete commentary.
          Set M The Maoris 24s. 0d.
          Set BX Maori Carving 24s. 0d.
          Set ESQ Maori Portraits (from Angas's “New Zealanders”) 14s. 0d.
          Set ESR Maori Life (from Angas's “New Zealanders”) 24s. 0d.
          Set EST Maori Scenes (from Angas's “New Zealanders”) 18s. 0d.
MAORILAND COLOUR SLIDES—Supplied singly in clear plastic wallets. each 2s. 6d.
          B104 St. Faith's Maori Church
          C2 Pania Statue, Napier
          B106 War Memorial, Whakarewarewa
          B107 Rangi's House, Whakarewarewa

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          B109 Thermal Wash-house
          B112 Hinemoa's Pool
          B129 Hinemoa's Pool
          M1 Interior Meeting House
          M2 Entrance Meeting House
          M24 Children in Hot Pool
          M21 Maori Feather Cloaks
          M22 Maori Warriors
          M23 Warriors Fighting
LARGE POSTER SETS, 24″ × 14″
     A Maori Pa, 5 sheets in monochrome 5s.
     New Zealand Models, in moonchrome 5s.
     Living in a Maori Village, 8 sheets in 2-colour 10s.

REPRODUCTION OF A MAORI TIKI

A charming and lifelike reproduction in plastic of a Maori Tiki, which is almost indistinguishable from the genuine article. This Tiki is mounted on an attractve card giving information about this prized possession of the Maori people. 4s.

KIWI
GRAMOPHONE RECORDS

     A wide variety of records of interets about the Maori are being produced by A. H. and A. W. Reed on 45 rpm extended play records—7” discs with a playing length of approximately 15 minutes per record. They are attractively enveloped, with a flap on back bearing the title, and are provided with adequate commentaries.
LET'S LEARN MAORI Series, by William Ngata
     Less One Pronunciation 14s. 0d.
          Two The Simple Sentence 14s. 0d.
          Three The Negative Sentence 14s. 0d.
          Four Counting 14s. 0d.
          Five The Noun and Pronoun 14s. 0d.
          Six The Verb 14s 0d.
LEGENDS OF MAORILAND Series, narrated by Kenneth Melvin.
     Number One The Story of Hinemoa and Tutanekai 11s 6d.
          Two The Story of Tinirau and his Pet Whale 11s 6d.
          Three How Maui Caught the Sun, and The Great Fish of Maui 12s 6d.
          Four Kahukura and the Magic Net, and Rua and the Sea Fairies 12s 6d.
MAORI ACTION SONGS, by the Putiki Youth Choir 12s 6d.
MAORI ACTION SONGS, by the Linton Camp Maori Choir 12s 6d.

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In addition to these records, a limited stock is available of the following 10″ 78 rpm records originally produced by the Maori Purposes Fund Board.

Record PR 9 The Voices of:
  The Voice of Sir Apirana T. Ngata speaking at a farewell function to Sir Peter Buck at Auckland, March, 1949.     Sir Peter Buck
    Bishop Bennett
    Te Puea Herangi
Record PR 10
E MOE AN ATAUA E
  Sung by a Ngatiporou party
A TATOU KORERO HOKI RA E
    Sung by Kura Tauranga of Ngatiporou
Record PR 11
E PARI E TE TA O TE AKAU RA IA
    Sung by Ngatiporou party
E HIKA MA EI I HOKI MAI AU I KERERUAHUA HUA
    Sung by a Ngatiporou party.
Record PR 12
TERA IA NGA TOROUKA
    Sung by a young group from Ngatiporou elders.
WHAKAARAHIA RA, E WHARE T ORA KAI HAU, E
    Sung by a Ngatipooru party.
Record PR 13
NUI MAI TE PANGA O TE HAU
    Sung by the Hikurangi Parish Choir (see Maori Anglican Prayer Book).
E TE ATUA KUA RUIA RA
    Sung by the Hikurangi Parish Choir (See Maori Anglican Prayer Book)

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