The gods of the natural world, to the mysterious people of the mountains, to the Polynesian explorer Kupe, stories of the ancestors have been handed down the generations.
Te Ara: The Encyclopedia of New Zealand contains entries on most tribes and a map showing tribal areas
A Ngati Whatua Perspective, a lecture by Sir Hugh Kawharu.
The structure of Maori society and the kinship bonds from a common ancestor to iwi, hapu and whanau today are explained.
An easy way to find information about Maori waka, traditions, waiata, haka, tribal whenua, maunga, marae, carving, weaving, stories and whakapapa.
Dictionary of New Zealand biography : people and their stories. Maori and English.
Established in 1975 by the Treaty of Waitangi Act 1975, the Tribunal is a permanent commission of inquiry charged with making recommendations on claims brought by Maori relating to actions or omissions of the Crown that breach the promises made in the Treaty of Waitangi
Links to Maori people and organisations in other countries
Ngapuhi. 1922 - 2008. Distinguished poet, playwright and author of short fiction died Wednesday 16 January 2008.