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', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 1993. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, https://teara.govt.nz/en/biographies/2b20/best-elsdon (accessed 13 November 2019)