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Ao Māori: Home

A guide to resources relating to the world of Māori including Treaty of Waitangi

Te Ao Māori

Find in this Subject Guide a selection of resources from te ao Māori or the world of Māori. It includes :

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About whakatau and pōwhiri - Māori welcomes

Related Guides

Pukapuka Hou - New in the Māori Collection

Ara Māori Virtual Whare

Join the Ara Māori Virtual Whare which has been developed to support Māori students access to hui and resources while studying remotely.

Please note that all staff and students are welcome to attend karakia daily at 9am.

Ngā Taonga Māori o Ara - Māori Art Tour at Ara

Self-guided Māori art tour -  Ngā Taonga Māori o Ara – this app takes you on a tour of the pouwhenua (carved wooden posts) and taonga (artistic treasures) located around the Ara City campus. Developed by ākonga and kaimahi from the Department of Creative Arts & Digital Information, Te Puna Wānaka, and other areas, it reveals the rich histories and meanings of our on-campus treasures.  Scan the relevant QR code for your device below or search for "Nga Taonga Māori o Ara" on your device's app store.


Introduction to Te Ao Māori - The Māori world

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