Kia ora. Check out the resources below including dictionaries, recommended websites, journal lists and research databases.
Journals Recommended Websites

Discovery Search(external link)

This search interface facilitates simultaneous search of all library resources, including physical and electronic, at one place. You can search print books, eBooks, and all resources available through our databases, such as electronic journal articles, theses, book chapters, and reports, through this platform.

Multi-subject databases

The following databases cover a huge range of subjects and may be worth a look for articles relevant to Māori culture, issues, news etc.

ProQuest(external link)
Academic Search Complete(external link)
Science Direct(external link)
Academic OneFile(external link)

Australia and New Zealand Specific Databases

Australia New Zealand Reference Centre(external link)
Combines magazines, newspapers, newswires and reference books.

Digital New Zealand(external link)  
This database aggregates New Zealand-related resources at one place. DigitalNZ includes videos, newspapers, maps, photographs, audio recordings, artworks, news reports, and many other kinds of digital content. Users can access journals related to New Zealand and research theses from academic institutions of this country. Theses and research papers are accessible from the research papers section(external link) and the NZ Research section(external link) of the website.

INNZ Index New Zealand(external link) 
New Zealand Journals indexed by the National Library of New Zealand.

Research Bank(external link)
This is an open research repository that includes research, mainly theses and dissertations,  produced by students and staff while affiliated with Unitec, Eastern Institute of Technology (EIT), Otago Polytechnic, Toi Ohomai and Southern Institute of Technology (SIT),which are part of Te pūkenga. This repository includes mainly recent research produced by these institutions. 
For a more comprehensive coverage of research produced in New Zealand see the research papers section(external link) and the NZ Research section(external link) of Digital NZ(external link)

The Treaty of Waitangi Collection(external link) - BWB eBooks 
This collection includes books that cover diverse aspects of the Treaty of Waitangi. Bridget Williams Collection also covers many other collections including critical issues collection(external link) and texts collection(external link), which explores issues related to New Zealand from an in depth perspective.

Waitangi Tribunal(external link)
Access to Waitangi Tribunal reports - browse, or search full text.


Māori Dictionary Online(external link)
Te Aka Māori-English, English-Māori

Ngata Dictionary(external link)
Ngata Māori-English, Ngata English-Māori

Other Language Resources

Māori Typing(external link)
This page facilitates Māori typing without installing a Māori keyboard.

Korero Māori(external link)
Korero Māori and Korero Māori.io(external link) are sites managed by Te Hiku(external link) Media, a charitable media organisation, collectively belonging to the Far North iwi of Ngāti Kuri, Te Aupouri, Ngai Takoto, Te Rārawa and Ngāti Kahu. While the first Korero Māori site features a Māori language app, Korero Māori.io, is a site that aims to present machine language tools for indigenous languages.

He Korero mo Te Reo Maori(external link)
This site collects resources about Māori language.

History of the Māori Language - Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori(external link)
This section of the New Zealand history website provides access to not only history of the Māori language but also other resources like important Māori words.

Maori Language Net(external link)
Teach the basics of the Māori Language, through online video lessons. Links to Māori language resources and organisations are also available.

Reo Māori(external link)
Māori Language Commission manages this Māori language resource.

Te Kete Ipurangi(external link)
A bilingual portal managed by Ministry of Education that provides quality-assured educational material for teachers, school managers, and the wider education community.

Te Whanake (external link)
These online resources complement the core textbooks and study guides of the Māori language programme developed by Te Whanake.  This website also provides access to a further range of free online resources for independent learning and interaction.

Teaching Indigenous Languages(external link)
A website managed by Northern Arizona University with valuable resources and important links related to teaching of indigenous languages. 

Recommended Websites

A selection of links to significant websites.


Journals that are specific to Australia and New Zealand are mainly included in this section.

Further Reading

Additional reading and research resources can be found in the library collection including books and magazines via this link below.

Kohinga Māori(external link)

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