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Rua mahara

Subject Source: Reo
Scope Note: Archival collections.

Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:

Association of Social Anthropologists of Aotearoa/New Zealand further records.

Identifier: MSS-Archives-2008/10
Scope and Contents This collection of ASAA/NZ records parallels some of those in the earlier MSS & Archives 90/5, but includes significant additional material from the late 1980s and 1990s. Many of the documents were received still enclosed in the Association’s labelled file dividers and in some instances, such as Items 20, 24 and 25, the title on the label was retained as the Item title. Others were records held by individuals in various states of order. In addition there were several floppy computer disks,...
Dates: 1975 - 1999

Aterea Harehare assessor minute book.

Identifier: Matauranga-Maori MSS-93/5
Scope and Contents Transcription of land court hearing re Te Whaiti block
Dates: 1893 - 1907

Auckland District Maori Council records.

Identifier: MSS-Archives-Maori 91/4
Scope and Contents Includes minutes, correspondence, financial records, and research notes. The papers have been rehoused in 17 boxes. They comprise papers relevant to the working of the NZMC and ADMC. Boxes 1-4 and 14-17 have been indexed to the item level. The remainder is lists of papers within the boxes that have not been indexed in detail. Note that the NZMC papers are housed in the Alexander Turnbull Library, gifted by Sir Graham Latimer. Abbreviations: NZMC = NZ Maori Council; ADMC = Auckland...
Dates: 1962 - 1991

Baron Charles De Thierry letters.

Identifier: MSS Archives-Maori 89/4
Scope and Contents Letters concerning Maori land. Two folders of photocopied letters. All material is handwritten. Almost all are in Maori and a few in English.
Dates: 1879 - 1925

Bernard Kernot collection of papers relating to Maori issues.

Identifier: MSS-Archives-Accession-1115
Scope and Contents "Guidance for new Maori students" / [University of Auckland. Maori Club]. [1961]. Pamphlet. "Maori students read this : this pamphlet contains information which will help you succeed at University" / [University of Auckland. Maori Club]. [1962]. Pamphlet. University of Auckland. Maori Club. Minutes 29/11/1960. Cyclostyled. "Wikitoria : te reo o te Roopu Maori o te Whare Waananga o Poneke." Vol. IV, no. 4 (Aug. 1961). Special issue 7th Annual Conference of Maori students at Victoria University...
Dates: 1960 - 1962

Church Missionary Society records relating to the Australian and New Zealand Missions.

Identifier: Microfilm-79-286/356
Scope and Contents This collection comprises 71 reels of microflim containing a selection of Church Missionary Society records which relate to the work of the Australian and New Zealand Missions from 1808-1884. The collection includes: committee and sub-committee minutes, 1799-1884 (both with indexes): mission books, 1820-1880; bishop's correspondence, 1830-1880; missionaries reports, 1836-1858 and New Zealand letters, 1822-1860.The records filmed were selected by Michael Hitchings with CMS archivist,...
Dates: 1799 - 1884

Frank O.V. Acheson papers.

Identifier: MSS-Archives-96/1
Scope and Contents This extensive collection was deposited in the University of Auckland Library in October 1990 by the Trustees of Judge Acheson's estate. Some artefacts of family interest were returned to members of the Acheson family, and the remainder of the material was arranged into the following series: Personal papers 1906-1948; Maori Affairs - Native Land Court - 1920-1943, including formal studies on Maori land tenure, theses, etc.; Judge Acheson's relations with the Native Affairs Dept, 1933-1943;...
Dates: 1906 - 1948


Identifier: MSS-Archives-C-32
Scope and Contents Genealogy of the Ngai Tahu tribe, with genealogies and explanatory notes compiled from published sources, Dept. of Maori and Island Affairs records, Maori Land Court minute books, private records and oral traditions.
Dates: 1974

Hilda Phillips papers.

Identifier: MSS-Archives-A-237
Scope and Contents The collection includes submissions to the 1979 Royal Commission on the Maori Land Courts; as well as periodical articles by Mrs Phillips on the subjects of apartheid, Maori and land.
Dates: 1976-1981

Hoani Waititi papers on Maori culture and language.

Identifier: MSS-Archives-2010/02
Scope and Contents Although there were many facets to Hoani Waititi’s life and work, these papers pertain to his research, writing and teaching. Item 1, a typescript songbook, contains Maori songs commonly taught in school settings, two of which are attributed to Ngataki School. Items 2, 8, and 9 are accounts of tribal history by Waititi. Item 2 is handwritten and includes pasted-in photographs and illustrations, and comments written by others. It may have been a college or university research assignment. Pages...
Dates: 1914 - 1965

H.T. Whatahoro papers.

Identifier: MSS-Archives-C-8
Scope and Contents note In the nineteenth century, customary Maori knowledge that had previously been transmitted orally in whare wananga began to be recorded on paper. H. T. Whatahoro, also known as Hoani Te Whatahoro Jury, of Ngati Kahungunu and European descent, was one of several who wrote down significant amounts of this oral tradition and history between the mid-nineteenth and early twentieth centuries by acting as scribes for tohunga. Copies were made of the writings to ensure preservation and, not unusually,...
Dates: 1860s-1910

James Hamlin diary.

Identifier: MSS-Archives-A-169
Scope and Contents Part of a diary of James Hamlin, April 13, 1830- December 22, 1834. A record of daily activities, including journeys on missionary activities. Photocopy of typescript.
Dates: 1830-1834

James Rutherford papers.

Identifier: MSS-Archives-A-42
Scope and Contents Lecture notes; typescripts of books and articles; research notes; transcripts of early family and personal papers; inventories and transcripts of Colonial Office despatches. The more important papers are: (a) Auckland Provincial Centennial Council. Historical Research Committee. Records, 1936-1939. 30 cms. A collection of minutes, correspondence and working papers, collected by Rutherford who was a member. (b) Clendon, James Reddy, 1801-72. Papers, 1840-72. 30 items. Includes Clendon's census...
Dates: 1926 - 1963

John White papers

Identifier: Matauranga-Maori MSS-89/3
Scope and Contents Assorted manuscripts on history and traditions: NZ MS 28 Three lectures on Maori history, traditions and customs / by John White NZ MS 29. Free translation of Maori proverbs / John White NZ MS 30. Maori papers and memoranda / John White NZ MS 31. Memoranda on the Maori pharmacopoeia / John White NZ MS 710. Maungatautari native land case 1881 v. 1-3 NZ MS 714. Maori papers and memoranda v.1-4 / John White NZ MS 711. Memo in Maori of proceedings at various native gatherings, Wanganui district...
Dates: n.d.

Jonathan Mane-Wheoki papers

Identifier: MSS-Archives-FA 2016/01
Scope and Contents The collection consists of papers and published works relating to Jonathan Mane-Wheoki's teaching and curatorial activities, and is divided into two main series: ‘Teaching material and subject files’ and ‘Festivals and events’. Teaching notes feature largely in the first series; the thematic files being created and added to throughout his career. Personal subject files are also included and cover a range of interests and activities such as New Zealand and Oceania art and film, and...
Dates: 1970s - 2010s

Judy Siers collection of James Chapman-Taylor photographic prints.

Identifier: MSS-Archives-2010/12
Scope and Contents Black and white photographic prints collected by Judy Siers, author of the bookThe life and times of James Walter Chapman-Taylor . Series 1 comprises photographs of a number of well-known Auckland landmarks, including the University of Auckland clock tower. All of these photographs have been mounted for exhibition; the original mounts include Chapman-Taylor’s pencil captions and signature. The photographs in Series 2 are all of Maori subjects, including...
Dates: 1920s-1940s

Native Schools Project records.

Identifier: MSS-Archives-2008/15
Scope and Contents Between 1993 and 2001, researchers from the Research Unit for Maori Education, later the International Research Institute for Maori and Indigenous Education, based at the University of Auckland, recorded over 240 oral testimonies from former teachers and pupils of Native, or Maori, schools. Termed the Native Schools Project, it aimed to address a perceived lack of general knowledge about the Native Schools system of education, operated by the state between 1867 and 1969, by gathering...
Dates: 1993 - 2001

Pakeha Treaty Action (Auckland) records.

Identifier: MSS-Archives-2008/4
Scope and Contents This collection contains some minutes (earlier records have been lost), general correspondence with MPs and other organizations, financial records, parliamentary submissions on a range of issues, and subject files on specific projects and events.
Dates: 1987 - 1998