Māori business

Selected readings | Recommended publications | Aotearoa New Zealand and Indigenous business sources | Theses and research | TV and news media

Selected readings

A selection of Māori business and economy literature, presented using RefWorks referencing software.

Recommended publications

Aotearoa New Zealand and Indigenous business sources

Theses and research

  • A selection of theses and dissertations relating to Māori business, management, and the economy. The list is available in a RefWorks shared folder. You can change the views so the full metadata, including abstract and keywords, will appear. Access to print and electronic copies are available to University of Auckland staff and students only, or may be requested through Interlibrary Loan.
  • NZResearch.org.nz is a valuable source of theses, dissertations, and other scholarly research produced by tertiary institutions in New Zealand.

TV and news media

The TV and radio database has over 100,000 hours of archived television and radio dating from 1965 to the present day. This collection includes a wealth of news and current affairs programming including Māori television content.

These are key New Zealand databases that can be used to source a variety of Māori business content:

  • Newztext Plus
    Full text of some of New Zealand's news and business publications.
  • Factiva
    Global news, business news, company news and industry information content.

Top of page

Key databases

  • Australia & New Zealand Newsstream
    A selection of full-text newspapers and newswires from Australia and New Zealand covering regional and international topics.
  • Australia/New Zealand Reference Centre
    Academic journals, magazines, newspapers, newswires, reference books and company information from Australian, New Zealand and selected overseas magazines.
    In-depth coverage of a large number of business journals, magazines and newspapers.
  • Business Source Premier
    An extensive business research database offering information in nearly every area of business including management, economics, finance, accounting and international business using both scholarly and popular sources.
    Journals in most subjects, primarily archival coverage; JSTOR also contains selected e-books, including recently-published academic titles.

Business assistance | Government | Farming, forestry, and fisheries | Media and broadcasting | Tourism | Universities | Educational institutions

Business assistance

Top of page


Top of page

Farming, forestry and fisheries

Top of page

Media and broadcasting

Top of page


Top of page


Top of page

Educational institutions

Top of page

Where to start

Develop a search strategy before tackling the search tools. This will help you to locate relevant literature about your topic.

  • Define the key concepts and key terms of your topic. This could include authors' names and recommended journals. To find Māori terms to use, try the Wakareo database. Or use the Ngā Upoko Tukutuku, Māori Subject Headings
  • Compile a list of keywords, phrases, synonyms and subjects to use when you search the Library Catalogue, databases and the internet.
  • Document the sources you find as you go along.
  • Note all the details so you can cite and reference materials to avoid plagiarism.

To search for journal articles you will need to use the databases.


Top of page


The Business School uses APA style for referencing.


  • Referencing
    Access a range of tools and support material to assist your referencing work.


  • Quick©ite
    Use this interactive tool to view examples of references.
    Covers a range of styles used at the University of Auckland.

Last updated : 16 November 2022
Creative Commons License CC BY 4.0 Tautohu Matatiki 4.0 ā-Ao