Reference

Pūtaiao / Hakarau - Science and Technology

Categories

* Matariki

Sites

* Ko te Pūtaiao me te Hangarau @ Te Puna Web Directory
Tūhonotaka ki kā rōpū whakariterite me kā kōrero whakatau o Aotearoa.
* Astronomical Knowledge of the Māori
By Elsdon Best. Dominion Museum, 1922
* Computers in Homes
He aratohu waiwai mo te whakamahi i te internet me te email.
* Conservation and Māori
The Department of Conservation works with iwi and hapō in almost all aspects of its work. Pou Kura Taiao in each conservancy stay in close contact with Māori communities.
* Māori Plant Use Database Ngā Tipu Whakoranga
Information on traditional uses by Māori of New Zealand native plants. From Landcare research.
* The Māori Division of Time
By Elsdon Best. Museum, 1922
* Matariki booklet
Downloadable pdf booklet with background to the celebration of the appearance of Matariki, (the star cluster Pleiades) that heralds the start of the Aotearoa Pacific New Year, and its importance to Māori and Pacific people and other cultures around the world. Includes Māori astronomical names and links to Astronomical websites. Bilingual resource in English and te reo Māori.
* Official iwi.nz home page
Home of the .iwi domain registry.
* Organics Aotearoa New Zealand National Maori Organics Authority of Aotearoa
Information about community projects, environmental projects and organic initiatives, including environmental and cultural sustainability recognising the unique qualities of Native foods and medicines
* Taatai Arorangi
An introduction to Māori star lore, Māori star names, and star charts showing Māori constellations. Explanations of various customs associated with Māori astronomy as relates to the planting and harvesting of crops are also included.
* Te Ao Kohatu
Education resource from Auckland Museum on traditional Māori technology. Years 1-10. PDF
* Te Ao Turoa
Education resource from Auckland Museum detailing traditional Māori approaches to Natural history. The Natural World of the Maori: Papatuanuku, Ranginui, their children and our natural world. Includes whakapapa of various species of native flora and fauna. Years 1 -13. PDF
* Te Putahi – Te Wananga o Raukawa
A site dedicated to news, views and Information about Information Technology and Telecommunications for Indigenous people.
* Te Waka Wahine Wa-Hangarau
Society of professional Māori women in information technology