More links and websites
A page on the Elections New Zealand website which gives a history of Māori and the vote.
An excellent collection of politics-related documentaries, interviews and even cartoons and a music video, from NZ On Screen. Includes material on a number of Māori politicians.
The 1986 royal commission’s report, which led to the introduction of a proportional representation voting system.
More suggestions and sources
Atkinson, Neill. Adventures in democracy: a history of the vote in New Zealand. Dunedin: University of Otago Press in association with the Electoral Commission, 2003.