Māori

Explore Te Ao Māori: Te Reo Māori resources, whakataukī, Māori Land Court index, local place names, Matariki, Waitangi Day, panui, events and more...

Panui

News and Events

Māori Collections and Resources

He ara ki ngā rauemi me ngā ratonga Māori.

Te Reo

Guide to language courses, resources, whakataukī, local place names and more...

Māori Land Court Minutes

Easy access to the Ōtaki Māori Land Court Minute books and the national index.

Māori Art in the libraries

The libraries are home to significant local art works.

Local Iwi

Mai i Waitapu ki Rangataua, mai i Mīria-te-kākara ki Whitireia, whakawhitia Te Moana o Raukawa, ki Wairau, ki Whakatū. The ART (Āti Awa, Toa, Raukawa) Confederation has a population of about 40,000 that is inclusive regardless of district boundaries. I...

Matariki

Information and ideas for Matariki, the Māori New Year, a significant festival that is celebrated throughout Aotearoa New Zealand.

Waitangi Day

Since 1974, New Zealand has celebrated Waitangi Day on 6 February each year.