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Māori Land Court Minute Book Index now free online

The Māori Land Court Minute Books Index or MLCMBI is now available thanks to the University of Auckland. Read their blogpost about this new resource here. You can access it from: our Indigenous Studies subject guide on the Whakapapa page or our Library … Continue reading

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Give te reo Māori a go

From 4 – 10 July we are celebrating Māori Language Week / Te wiki o te reo Māori. Hope to see you in the Library, City Campus, Christchurch for the following events: Rātu – Tuesday 5 July – 12-1pm – Free … Continue reading

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Te Matatini Kapa Haka Aotearoa 2015

Te Matatini 2015 is a celebration of Māori culture and performance. Held this year in Hagley Park in its 43rd year, there are around 1,800 performers from throughout New Zealand and Australia who have been practising for many months including … Continue reading

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New to our Māori Collection

Latest books :   Riley, M (2013) Wise words of the Māori : revealing history and traditions : selected from 19th century Māori newspapers and other sources of yesterday and today. Tawhai, W (2013) Living by the moon Set out here is … Continue reading

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Researching your whakapapa or family history

Here’s a final tip for Te wiki o te reo Māori. In keeping with the theme of Ingoa Māori / Māori names here are some links to researching your whakapapa or family history. Recommended books in our Library: 1. Royal, T. … Continue reading

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Te wiki o te reo Māori – 1-7 o Hōngoingoi 2013

  Ngā ingoa Māori, Māori names  This is the theme for Wiki o te reo Māori 2013. (Note: I created the above graphic using Wordle. Why not have a play with Wordle with some of the new ingoa Māori you learn today!) … Continue reading

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Māori new resources – June 2013

New to our Māori DVD collection: Koro’s medal (2011)  – 13 mins. Director: James Barr When Billy loses his grandfather’s precious war medal, getting it back is the least of his worries. A funny short film where the kids steal … Continue reading

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