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Te Reo Māori

Databases

Coverage: Index
Contains abstracts of selected New Zealand serials, including newspapers, about New Zealand and the South Pacific. Subjects covered include general interest material, social research, current affairs, the arts and humanities.
This index is from an unpublished manuscript compiled about 1925 by the missionary Rev. Henry James Fletcher (1868-1933). In its original form it was 987 pages long, a vast index of Māori names referred to in books and journals, including the names of boundaries, Māori individuals, canoes, trees, landmarks and geographical locations.
Coverage: 1865-1910 (Index)
The Maori Land Court Minute Books index provides easy and quick access to over 1100 minute books between 1865 and 1910, from the Taitokerau, Waikato-Maniapoto, Tairawhiti, Waiariki, Aotea, Takitimu, and Waipounamu Maori Land Court Districts.
Growing archive of New Zealand and Pacific Islands texts and heritage materials, including  images and full-text books, manuscripts and journals. All resources are fully searchable. Produced by Victoria University of Wellington.

Dictionaries

Authoritative guide to the Māori language.
Coverage: Coverage varies (Full text)
The H. M. Ngata English-Maori Dictionary is the first dictionary to offer an extensive selection of English to Maori headwords, illustrating their use in sentences and phrases drawn from a wide range of contemporary and traditional contexts.
Contains over 45,000 concise entries divided into Māori-English and English-Māori sections.
This Māori dictionary comprises a selection of modern and everyday language deemed to be useful for learners of Māori.
Wakareo ā-ipurangi is a compilation of a large number of separate Māori-English and English-Māori dictionary, lexicon and word-list resources - compiled, organised and maintained by Wordstream Corporation Ltd - Te Tokapū Whakairo Kupu.

Journals

He Puna Kōrero: Journal of Māori and Pacific Development publishes papers in all areas of Māori and Pacific Development, including research reports on the political, social, cultural, linguistic and educational development of Māori and Pacific peoples.
Coverage: 2011 - Onwards
Nā te ruarua o ngā puka hautaka reo Māori, i ara ake te whakaaro kia tāngia he puka hautaka motuhake ki Te Whare Wānanga o Waikato.  He mea whakarite Te Kōtihitihi e ngā Pūkenga Māori tonu o Te Whare Wānanga whānui, kia whāia tētehi ara e horaina ai ngā tuhinga rangahau, tuhinga auaha, tuhinga arotake mātauranga me ngā tūmomo mahinga tito.  I raro i ngā tohutohu arataki a tō mātou Amokapua me ngā kupu whakaawe a ngā Pou, kua tinana taua whakaaro i Te Kōtihitihi nei. Hāunga i te tā puka hautaka, koia nei anō te ara hangarau e whakapuakina ai Te Kōtihitihi, ka whakairia mai ki te ipurangi hei pānuitanga mā te ao tuihono rorohiko.

Websites

A guide to the basics of learning the Māori language.
Free online Māori spell checker.
Coverage: Various
This is a list of waiata Māori. The waiata listed on this website often include a video and researched background information. 
Website aimed at promoting the learning of Te Reo Māori and fostering a collective effort in achieving a larger number of people who understand and speak the language.
The Māori Language Commission was set up under the Māori Language Act 1987 to promote the use of Māori as a living language and as an ordinary means of communication.
Coverage: 2008 onwards
Coverage: 2008 onwards
Coverage: 2008 onwards
Coverage: 2008 onwards