Māori Studies

Online resources

  • Law Subject Guide Use this link to access the full range of online legal resources provided to students and staff at Victoria
  • British Parliamentary Papers Digitised despatches and reports relating to New Zealand from selected volumes of the British Parliamentary Papers. Includes reports, statutes, correspondence and other documentation, beginning in the 1830s.

These are a selection of the documents digitised in the New Zealand Electronic Text Collection (NZETC) that are useful for finding names and old land claims.

Alexander Mackay (11 May 1833–1909)
Works include:

Rev. Henry Hanson Turton (1818–1887)
Works include:

Government sources of Information

Archives New Zealand

Archway lists official records kept in the government  archives. You will need to register with Archives New Zealand to order any information you are looking for.

Department of Internal Affairs

Māori Land Court

Statistics New Zealand 

Te Puni Kōkiri

Key government sources

Early records provide some of the best information on or about Māori. These are the 4 most significant: