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THE JOURNAL OF THE POLYNESIAN SOCIETY
Containing the Transactions and Proceedings of the Society.
VOL. 69. 1960
Wellington, N.Z. THE POLYNESIAN SOCIETY (INCORPORATED) 1960

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CONTENTS OF VOLUME 69
    No. 1—March, 1960
  • Motu Pottery. By Murray Groves 3
  • Lineal Equations in a Two-Section System. By Rodney Needham 23
  • Folk Medicine in the Dobuan Islands. By R. F. Fortune 31
  • Blood Groups in Maoris. By R. Douglas and J. M. Staveley 34
  • Dendrochronology in New Zealand. By R. J. Cameron 37
  • Pacific Adzes and Migrations. By Andrew Sharp 39
  • The Relation of Matplaiting to Barkcloth Decoration in Polynesia. By Donna Taylor 43
  • Pacific Commentary 54
  • Books Received 62
  • Book Reviews 63
  • Notes on Contributors 71
    No. 2—June, 1960
  • Frontispiece
  • Maharaia Winiata. By Matiu Te Hau 73
  • An “Articulated” Moa Leg from an Oven Excavated at Waingongoro, South Taranaki. By A. G. Buist and J. C. Yaldwyn 76
  • Early Spanish Discoveries in the Pacific. By Andrew Sharp 89
  • The Hawaiian Family System of Hana, Maui, 1957. By John Forster 92
  • Land Tenure and Social Organisation in Western Samoa. By R. R. Nayacakalou 104
  • Cultural Adaptation in the Caroline Islands. By William H. Alkire 123
  • Pacific Commentary 151
  • Correspondence 164
  • Correction: The Maori Agriculture of the Auckland Province in the Mid-Nineteenth Century 166
  • New Publications 166
  • Notice: Reprinting of Scarce Books 167
  • Books Received 168
  • Book Reviews 169
  • Notes on Contributors 185
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    No. 3—September, 1960
  • Frontispiece: Mangakaahu and his wife Te Maari.
  • Excavations at Little Papanui, Otago Peninsula. By H. D. Skinner 187
  • Action Anthropology. By R. O. Piddington 199
  • The New Caledonian Vocabulary of Cook and the Forsters. By K. J. Hollyman and A. G. Haudricourt 215
  • An Adequate Culture Nomenclature for the New Zealand Area. By G. Leslie Adkin 228
  • Cultural Succession and Ethnographic Features of D'Urville Island. By I. W. Keyes 239
  • The Unheroic Hero of Hawaiian Tales. By Samuel H. Elbert 266
  • Pacific Adzes and Migrations. By Roger Duff 276
  • Notes and Queries 283
  • Pacific Commentary 285
  • Notices: The Elsdon Best Memorial Fund; Maori Monographs 288
  • Books Received 289
  • Book Reviews 290
    No. 4—December, 1960
  • The Development and Diffusion of Modern Hawaiian Surfing. By Ben R. Finney 315
  • Excavations at Orongo Bay, Gisborne. By R. C. Green and W. A. Pullar 332
  • Maori Agriculture after the Wars (1871-1886). By R. P. Hargreaves 354
  • The Sweet Potato in the Pacific: The Propagation of the Plant in Relation to its Distribution. By D. E. Yen 368
  • Morphology-Syntax in a Polynesian Language. By Bruce Biggs 376
  • Archaeology, Tradition, and Myth in New Zealand Prehistory. By Jack Golson 380
  • Notice: Nga Moteatea. Part I. Errata 403
  • Pacific Commentary 404
  • Correspondence: An “Articulated” Moa Leg from South Taranaki 411
  • Book Reviews 413
  • Books Received 433