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We hold special collections and resources designed specifically for Maori and about Tikanga Māori, many in Te Reo.

Ngā Taonga Māori

A collection of books and other resources about Maoritanga and Māori history. This collection includes books written in Te Reo for children and Maori myths and legends.

Search the Nga Taonga Māori Collection in our catalogue

Ngā Taonga Māori - Reference Collection

A special glassed collection for use in the library. Visit the library to browse this collection.

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 encyclopedia; a comprehensive guide to our people, natural environment, history, culture, economy, institutions and society.

Go to the Te Ara - Encyclopaedia of New Zealand website