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Māori Studies: Home

Information including links to resources and services to support your studies

Kia ora! Nau mai, haere mai, welcome!

This guide serves as a starting point for researchers and students interested in Māori Studies. It contains information on selected resources from the University of Otago Library collections and provides links to freely accessible materials. Suggestions for additional content are always welcome.

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

Ngā Whare Pukapuka

There are six libraries on campus and you can use all of them.

Each library has:

  • resources for specific subject areas
  • different spaces for individual or group study
  • slightly different opening hours
  • wireless access to the student network

Use your ID card as your library card to borrow books.

All library notices are sent to your University email account.

Central Library - Te Whare Pukapuka Matua

Subject area: Commerce & Humanities

Located in the Information Services Building on the corner of Albany & Cumberland

Health Sciences Library - Te Whare Pukapuka Whaiora

Subject area: Health Sciences and also serves the Southern DHB

Located in the Sayers Building opposite Dunedin Hospital

Hocken Collections - Te Uare Tāoka o Hākena

Subject area: histories, cultures and natural environments of Aotearoa, the Pacific and Antarctica with special emphasis on southern New Zealand

Located at the corner of Anzac Avenue and State Highway 88

Hocken Collections is a reference-only research library, gallery & archive open to both the University and the public. See more on the Hocken website.

Sir Robert Stout Law Library - Te Whare Pukapuka Ture

Subject area: Law

Located on the 8th floor of the Richardson building in the heart of campus

Robertson Library - Te Whare Pukapuka Mātauranga

Subject area: Education and also serves the Otago Polytechnic*

Located on Union St East

*Polytech students use the Polytech Library website to access Library services & resources

Science Library - Te Whare Pukapuka Pūtaiao

Subject area: sciences, medical sciences and Health Science First Year

Located in the Science III building next to the St David St Lecture Theatre

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Kaitiaki Mātauranga Māori

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Jacinta Beckwith
Hocken Collections
Te Uare Taoka o Hākena
90 Anzac Avenue, North Dunedin

(03) 479 8539