Māori history

Nelson’s eight tribes

Part of story: Nelson region

Māori history

Tēnā koe, e Tāmaki! Tēnā koe, Tēnā koe: Tāmaki – makau – rau – e! Greetings, oh Tāmaki!

Part of story: Auckland region

Early Māori history

Māui, Kupe and Tamatea-pōkaiwhenua

Part of story: Marlborough region

Early Māori history

Traditional stories: Kupe’s legacy

Part of story: Wellington region

History of Māori enterprise

Māori ran small enterprises before Europeans arrived in New Zealand.

Part of story: Ngā umanga – Māori business enterprise

The Māori economy: a history


Part of story: Economy

Māori history and whaling

From Waitaha to Ngāi Tahu

Part of story: Otago region


Land agents

Part of story: Real estate


New Zealand’s human history is relatively short: it was the last habitable land mass in the world to be discovered, by the ancestors of Māori, probably in the late 13th century.

Part of story: History