Simmons, D(avid) R(oy)
SIMMONS, D(avid) R(oy)
SIMMONS, D(avid) R(oy). New Zealander, b. 1930. Genres: Anthropology/ Ethnology. Career: Otago Museum, Dunedin, assistant keeper in anthropology, 1962-64, keeper, 1965-67; Auckland Institute and Museum, assistant director, 1978-85, ethnologist, 1968-. Publications: The Great New Zealand Myth, 1975; (with B. Brake and J. McNeish) Art of the Pacific, 1979; A Catalogue of Maori Artefacts in the Museums of Canada and the US, 1982; Whakairo: Maori Tribal Art, 1985; Ta Moko: The Art of Maori Tattooing, 1986; Iconography of New Zealand Maori Religion, 1986; Maori Auckland, 1987; (with K. Te Riria) Maori Tattoo, 1989; Ko Huiarau, 1991; An Index of Maori Items Held in Overseas Museums, 1996; Draft Catalogues of Maori Material, English Museums I, 1996, English Museums II, 1996, Scots and Irish Museums, 1997, European Museums, 1997, Australian Museums, 1997; (with G.S. Park) An Index of Chatham Islands Material in Overseas Museums, 1997; The Maori Meeting House, 1997; (with K. Te Riria) Moko Rangatira, 1999; The Carved Pare, 2001. EDITOR: C. Servant: Habits and Customs of the New Zealanders 1838-42, 1972; J.D.H. Buchanan: Maori History and Place Names of Hawkes Bay, 1973. Address: 12 Minto Rd, Remuera, New Zealand.