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Māori Studies: Home

Kia ora, nau mai, haere mai!

This guide brings together important research resources for Māori Studies. These include article databases & journals, major reference works, and other key sources.

Use the navigation bar above to explore the different types of resources.

For more help with finding research materials, please contact the Mātauranga Māori Librarian.

Mātauranga Māori Librarian

Jacinta Beckwith

Get started with your research

Here are some of the best places to start searching for resources:

Te Waharoa

Te Waharoa is the gateway to official data, reports, measures and products relevant to Māori well-being and development.  Te Waharoa enables people interested in Māori well-being and development to access official statistics simply and easily.  This current edition focuses on social and cultural statistics.   

Go to Te Waharoa on the Statistics New Zealand Website


Library Kaiāwhina Māori

University of Otago Library Kaiāwhina are an additional point of contact for Māori students and can assist with general queries and with using library resources. Please contact:

Robertson Library: Shiobhan Smith

Hocken Library: Katherine Milburn

Science Library: Alexander Ritchie

Medical Library: Christy Ballard

New Māori, Pacific & Indigenous Studies Books