Ko te manu e kai ana i te miro, nōna te ngahere.
Ko te tangata e kai ana i te mātauranga, nōna te ao.
The bird that partakes of the miro berry reigns in the forest.
The person that partakes of the power of knowledge has access to the world.
This section provides information and advice to enable young people to connect with their New Zealand culture and heritage.
People create and leave many clues about their lives including documents, objects and images. These are called primary sources. In this section you will find many examples of New Zealand primary sources that the National Library of New Zealand has digitised. These are arranged in a growing range of topic galleries here.
The section also has information about:
This section provides information and advice on delivering school library and information services that are inclusive and responsive to Māori learner needs in all New Zealand schools.
Under the overarching heading, Supporting Māori students, the five focal areas of library support are:
Find Pasifika information resources that give guidance on bringing Pasifika worlds and works into the library. Find library services that cater for Pasifika students and also examples designed to support learners in their reading and inquiry development. Specifically this section addresses:
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