Ao Māori: Home

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

Te Ao Māori

tukutuku panels

Image source:  Te Puni Kokiri: Tukutuku panels journey to New York (2014)

 Find here a selection of resources to develop your mātauranga Māori or knowledge of the world of Māori. Use the tabs across the top to locate a range of information from reo Māori to Tiriti o Waitangi and much more. You can also check out the Related Guides on this page for other specialised  Māori resources relating to specific courses taught at Ara.

Related Guides

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Haere mai - Welcome

Haere mai and welcome to the Te Ao Māori Subject Guide.  


Ahakoa he iti he pounamu 

Although it is small, it is greenstone   


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Image: Andrew Sullivan, Own work - CC by-SA 3.0