Story: Best, Elsdon

Paratene Ngata (right), Elsdon Best (centre) and John Nukunuku (left)

Paratene Ngata (right), Elsdon Best (centre) and John Nukunuku (left)

Paratene Ngata (right) sits on the verandah of his son Apirana's bungalow at Waiomatatini, with ethnologist Elsdon Best. Seated at left is John Nukunuku.

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How to cite this page:

Jeffrey Sissons. 'Best, Elsdon', first published in the Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, vol. 2, 1993. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, https://teara.govt.nz/en/biographies/2b20/best-elsdon (accessed 18 October 2017)