More links and websites
This Wikipedia article on taniwha covers traditional aspects and modern controversy.
Tracking the taniwha
This essay by Brett Ellison, exploring the role of taniwha in New Zealand identity, is featured on the Otago University Students' Association Critic website.
Transit and the taniwha
This news feature from the New Zealand Herald site outlines a conflict with Transit New Zealand about taniwha locations.
More suggestions and sources
Orbell, Margaret. A concise encyclopedia of Māori myth and legend. Christchurch: Canterbury University Press, 1998.
Reed, A. W. Reed book of Māori mythology, revised by Ross Calman. Auckland: Reed, 2004.