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THE JOURNAL OF THE POLYNESIAN SOCIETY
Containing the Transactions and Proceedings of the Society.
VOL. 65. 1956
Wellington, N.Z. THE POLYNESIAN SOCIETY (INCORPORATED) 1956

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CONTENTS OF VOLUME 65
    No. 1—March, 1956
  • Comment 3
  • The Education of Maoris in New Zealand. By E. W. Parsonage 5
  • Another Point of View. A letter from W. T. Masters 12
  • Human Problems and Educational Change in a Maori Community. By James E. Ritchie 13
  • Archaeological Investigations at Murdering Beach, Otago, New Zealand. By Robert E. Bell 35
  • Maori Settlement in the Taupo Country. By R. Gerard Ward 41
  • Genealogies as a Basis for Maori Chronology. By J. B. Roberton 45
  • The Regulation of Indentured Labour to Fiji, 1864-1888. By Owen W. Parnaby 55
  • Myth and Blackmail in the Western Carolines. By William A. Lessa 67
  • Proceedings of the Palmerston North Polynesian Discussion Group 75
  • The New Zealand Archaeological Association 77
  • Notes and Queries 82
  • Reviews 87
  • Some of our Contributors 90
  • Memoir Supplement: Nga Moteatea. Part 1 152-181
    No. 2—June, 1956
  • Comment 93
  • A Village in the Yasawas (Fiji). By R. Raven-Hart, O.B.E., Litt.D., L-es.L. 95
  • The Prehistory of the New Zealand Maori. Some Possibilities. By Andrew Sharp 155
  • An Otago Coastal Occupation Site with Dinornis Remains. By G. Blake-Palmer 161
  • Book Reviews 164
  • Notes and Queries 172
  • Notes on Contributors 178
  • Memoir Supplement: Nga Moteatea. Part 1 182-201
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    No. 3—September, 1956
  • Comment 181
  • Land Purchase Methods and their Effect on Maori Population, 1865-1901. By M. P. K. Sorrenson 183
  • A Note on the Validity and Significance of Polynesian Traditions. By Ralph Piddington 200
  • Maori Conquests in Relation to the New Zealand Environment. By A. P. Vayda 204
  • Leadership in Pre-European Maori Society. By Maharaia Winiata 212
  • Some Practical Aspects of Dendrochronology in New Zealand. By R. A. L. Batley 232
  • Maori Shank Barbed Fish-hooks. By Michael M. Trotter 245
  • Ta'aroa in the Creation Myths of the Society Islands. By Torben Monberg 253
  • A Non-Purist View of Morphomorphemic Variations in Hawaiian Speech. By Ruby Kawena Kinney, Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum 282
  • Letter to Editor 287
  • Meetings 289
  • Reviews 294
  • Notes on Contributors 299
    No. 4—December, 1956
  • Comment 303
  • Maori Decorative Art—An Outline. By T. T. Barrow 305
  • Notes and Observations from Rennell and Bellona Islands, British Solomon Islands. By Diana Bradley 332
  • Notes on Maori Sites in Eastern Wellington Harbour. By J. B. Palmer 342
  • A Maori Secondary Burial Place near Outram, Otago. By B. M. Monheimer and H. D. Skinner 356
  • Book Reviews 360
  • A New Polynesian Society Publication 362
  • Notes and Queries 363
  • Correspondence 367
  • Notes on Contributors 368
  • Memoir Supplement: Nga Moteatea. Part 1 202-229