Specific Māori Guides

Kaupapa Whānui

Index New Zealand Guide:
A guide to searching Index New Zealand (INNZ). INNZ is a key resource used to find New Zealand and South Pacific material published in New Zealand journals, magazines, and newspapers.

Index of Māori Names:
A guide to using the Index of Māori Names.

The Green Guide to New Zealand History Resources:
This is not a comprehensive and exhaustive listing of works related to New Zealand History. Instead, it attempts to provide a broad introduction to the many strands that make up that history. The core of the Guide is made up of definitive (and timeless) works to which are added a selection of new titles which represent the latest research, trends and opinions.


Appendices to the Journals of the House of Representatives (AJHR, A to Js):
A guide to using the Appendices to the Journals of the House of Representatives. The include Annual Reports of all Government Departments, International Agreements and Conventions, Budgets, Reports of Commission and Royal Commissions of Inquiry and many more


New Zealand Council for Education Research (NZCER Journals Online):
A Guide to using New Zealand Council for Educational Research (NZCER): Journals Online which provides access to Set: Research Information for Teachers, Assessment Matters, Curriculum Matters and Early Childhood Folio. These titles cover research in early childhood education, curriculum and assessment in education research, policy and practice.


The below guides are resources lists collated by the staff of Auckland Libraries.

Te Ao Māori:
Guides include...

  • Te Ao Māori Introduction
  • Matariki - New Year
  • Māori in the First World War
  • Ngā Atua - The Gods
  • Rongoa Māori - Māori Medicine
  • Kapa Haka - Performing Arts
  • Ta Moko - Tattooing
  • Whānau, Hapu and Iwi

Te Reo Māori:
Guides Include...

  • Learning Te Reo Māori
  • Whaikōrero - Speech making

Te Tiriti o Waitangi:
Guides Include...

  • Treaty of Waitangi
  • Nine Treaties
  • Recommended Treaty Resources


Māori APA Referencing Examples:
This is an APA guide using Māori examples like Māori Land Court Minute Books and AJHR's.


Aerial Photographs:
A guide to the use of Aerial photographs in the Map Collection of the University of Waikato Library.

Māori Land Court Minute Books:
A guide to using the Māori Land Court Minute Books in the New Zealand Collection of the University of Waikato Library.