Sir Apirana Ngata
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Sir Apirana Ngata by Graham Victor Butterworth

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Published by Reed in Wellington .
Written in English


  • Ngata, Apirana Turupa, Sir, 1874-1950.

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Edition Notes

Statement[by] Graham Butterworth.
SeriesNew Zealand profiles
LC ClassificationsDU422.N5 B8
The Physical Object
Pagination32 p.
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4367235M
LC Control Number78474682

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