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THE JOURNAL OF THE POLYNESIAN SOCIETY
Containing the Transactions and Proceedings of the Society.
VOL. 56. 1947.
Wellington, N.Z.: THE POLYNESIAN SOCIETY (INCORPORATED) 1947.

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CONTENTS TO VOL. 56.
    No. 1—March, 1947.
  • Johannes Carl Andersen, M.B.E., F.R.S. (N.Z.) Editor, 1925-1947 1
  • Pits at Karapiro. By H. D. Skinner 2
  • Notes on Oceanian War Clubs. By B. A. de Vere Bailey, ex-Museum of Anthropology, University of Michigan 3
  • The Impact of Languages and the Coalescence of the Fragments. By A. A. Lind. Part 4 18
  • A List of Maori Fish Names. By W. J. Phillipps, Dominion Museum 41
  • The Tuamotu Legend of Rongo, Son of Vaio. By Kenneth P. Emory, Ph.D., Bernice P. Bishop Museum 52
  • Stone Tools Made from Quarried Material. By Hugh S. McCully 55
  • Phonetic Laws in Melanesian Languages. By C. E. Fox, M.A., Litt.D. (N.Z.), Fellow of St. John's College, Auckland 58
  • Book Notices 119
  • News and Notes 123
    No. 2—June, 1947.
  • The Science Congress, 1947 127
  • Trusteeship and New Zealand's Pacific Dependencies. By Ernest Beaglehole, Victoria University College 128
  • The Canberra Proposals for a South Pacific Commission. By C. G. R. McKay, late Secretary of Island Territories, Wellington 158
  • Aborigine and Maori. By R. M. S. Taylor, D.D.S. (N.Z.), Principal Dental Officer, Auckland 163
  • The Development of Maori Culture Since the Advent of the Pakeha. By J. M. McEwen, LL.B., Native Department, Wellington 173
  • Tuamotuan Bird Names. By Kenneth P. Emory, Ph.D., Bernice P. Bishop Museum 188
  • Rarotonga Today. By T. R. A. Davis, M.B., CH.B., Medical Officer, Rarotonga 197
  • Peru-Tahiti Raft Voyage. By G. S. Roydhouse 219
  • Sir Apirana Ngata. Public address in Wellington 223
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  • Book Notices 224
  • Treasurer's Report on Annual Accounts for the year ended 31st March, 1947 226
  • Secretarial and Journal Report 228
  • Statement of Accounts 230
    No. 3—September, 1947.
  • New Zealand Archaeology and Air Photography. By G. Blake Palmer, M.R.C.S., L.R.C.P., D.P.M. 233
  • Native Trade around the Huon Gulf, North-eastern New New Guinea. By H. Ian Hogbin 242
  • Further Excavations at Pa-Site, Lake Horowhenua. By Richard Rolston 256
  • Tuamotuan Plant Names. By Kenneth P. Emory, Ph.D. 266
  • Kon Tiki Raft Voyage. By G. S. Roydhouse 278
  • Three Languages of the South-East Solomon Islands. By P. A. Langon-Orgill, Ph.D. 283
  • The Maori Bible. By the Very Rev. J. G. Laughton 290
  • The Tradition of Sanalālā. By J. D. Freeman 295
  • Obituary.—A. H. Carrington 317
  • Book Notices.—“Maori Poetry,” by Johannes C. Andersen; “Hawaiian Tattooing,” by Kenneth P. Emory 318
  • New Zealanders and Anthropology 320
  • Notes and Queries.—Query; Maori Riddle; Poutama; Kon Tiki Raft Expedition 321
  • “Phonetic Laws in Melanesian Languages” by C. E. Fox—Errata 322
    No. 4—December, 1947.
  • Original Kumara. By Enid Tapsell 325
  • The Maori Method of taking Grey Duck and Black Teal near Taupo. By W. J. Phillipps 333
  • The Rua Hoata Shelter, Waikato River. By W. J. Phillipps 336
  • Oruarangi Pa. By David Teviotdale and H. D. Skinner 340
  • Maori Amulets in Stone, Bone and Shell. By H. D. Skinner 357
  • The Kava Ceremony in Tonga. By W. H. Newell 364
  • Obituary 418
  • Book Notices 419
  • Personal 420
  • Index 421