Library services

Get support with library skills and research with a kaupapa Māori focus.

Māori librarian

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Tyson Kingi

Kairauhi Subject Librarian (Maori)
The Library

Māori recommended resources

Te Pātaka Kōrero—The Library has study resources to help you with your assignments, essays, and research. Check out the Te Ao Māori—Māori Studies library guide.

Te Waharoa

Te Waharoa is the gateway to searching library resources. This service allows you to search for te reo Māori resources, and discover and access reliable and credible library content for your study or research.

To learn more about using Te Waharoa, view our videos on the Library website: Using Te Waharoa.

Māori library and study spaces

Maori study space within the Kelburn Library.


There are three study areas in the Library that support Māori-related study and research:

Te Taratara ā Kae

Te Taratara ā Kae holds a large Māori and indigenous collection in the Kelburn Library. The 'green zone' are is intended for group work and conversation.

Te Kauwae Parāoa

Te Kauwae Parāoa is a Māori and Pacific peoples' space in the Law Library, Pipitea campus.

J. C. Beaglehole Room

The J. C. Beaglehole Room is the home of the Library's unique and heritage collections. The 'blue zone' is the area for quiet work and is open Tuesday–Friday from 10 am–4.30 pm. It's located on level 4 of the Kelburn Library.