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We hold special collections and resources designed specifically about Māori and about Tikanga Māori, many in te reo.

Ngā Taonga Māori

A collection of books and other resources about Māoritanga and Māori history. This collection includes books written in te reo for children and Māori myths and legends. Some items in this collection are reference items for use in the library.

Search the Ngā Taonga Māori Collection in our catalogue

Online Resources

Te Aka Māori Dictionary

Want to learn te reo Māori? Curious to know more about one of New Zealand's official languages? Then head over to the online Māori Dictionary. This website not only gives accurate translations with audio pronunciations, it also features many other resources to help you learn te reo Māori.

Go to the Te Aka Māori Dictionary website

Te Ara – Encyclopaedia of New Zealand

New Zealand's online encyclopaedia; a comprehensive guide to our people, natural environment, history, culture, economy, institutions and society.

Go to Te Ara - Encyclopaedia of New Zealand website

Statutory Acknowledgements

Statutory acknowledgements for each of the Te Tau Ihu iwi form part of the respective Treaty of Waitangi settlements with the Crown. Note that these extend across Marlborough, Tasman and Nelson.

Go to Statutory Acknowledgements on Marlborough District Council's website