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Māori online resources

Library database

  • Māori Land Court Minute Book Index   (for use in the Library only)
    A fully searchable index to minute books 1865 - 1910, including Waipounamu Maori Land Court District, covering the Nelson area. Copies of the Nelson Minute Books are held in the Maori Heritage Collection.

Treaty of Waitangi and land

Local information

Government sites

News and digital resources

Other resources

  • Maori dictionary - The Ngata Dictionary illustrates the use of Māori and English headwords in sentences and phrases drawn from a wide range of contemporary and traditional contexts. It explains usage as well as meaning
  • Māori Maps - find your way to the tribal marae of Aotearoa New Zealand – through maps, information and photographs