Māori Data Reports

Why is Māori data important?

Value of the Census for Maori 2019

Stats NZ, 2019

Economy of Mana - Where to next?

Kiri Dell, Nimbus Staniland, Amber Nicholson - Mai Journal, 2018

Introduction to Māori Data Principles

Māori Data is a Taonga

Karaitiana Taiuru, 2018

Free eBook providing a customary Māori view of data as a taonga.

Maori Data Sovereignty

Tahu Kukutai, John Taylor, 2016

Free eBook looking at how the data rights and interests of indigenous peoples be secured?

Treaty of Waitangi/Te Tiriti and Māori Ethics Guidelines for: AI, Algorithms, Data and IOT

Karaitiana Taiuru, 2020

Free eBook examining Te Tiriti and Māori ethics for data and emerging technology.

Te Kāhui Raraunga

Research and papers from Te Kāhui Raraunga, an independent Māori data action group, including:

Helpful Websites on Māori Data

Te Mana Raraunga - Māori Data Sovereignty Network

This network of academics, researchers and data specialists and leaders advocate for Maori rights and interests in data to be protected, as the world moves increasingly into an open data environment.

Ngā Rauemi

Māori Data Resources, policy briefs and publications

Directory of Māori Data Experts

Iwi Leaders Data Group

Part of the Iwi Chair Forum which was established in 2005. This group exists to help inform and guide Iwi leaders in the matters of data.

IMSB Māori Values Report

Independent Māori Statutory Board’s report on Māori values and wellbeing, and collecting and using data related to this.

IMSB Data Issues of Significance Report 2019

Independent Māori Statutory Board’s report on issues related to data around Māori wellbeing in Tāmaki Makaurau

Te Ao Māori

Te Ao Māori Report

Chapman Tripp, 2018. 2017 version


Te Matapaeroa 2019

Te Puni Kōkiri, 2020

This research outlines the number and breadth of economically significant Māori-owned businesses and provides a clearer picture of the contribution of Māori to the wider economy.

Māori Economic Insights

Infometrics, 2020

MBIE, 2019

Understanding the Māori Economy

Berl, 2019

A collection of reports and research from BERL on Te Ōhanga Māori. This includes:


Māori Tourism Annual Report

Māori Tourism, 2019


Te Puni Kōkiri Annual Report

Te Puni Kōkiri, 2019

Statistical snapshot of Māori in Care

Oranga Tamariki, 2020


The Māori Report

Independent Māori Statutory Board, 2016

Māori in Auckland

Auckland City Council, 2017


Māori Health Reports

Ministry of Health

Māori Health Statistics

Ministry of Health, last updated in 2015

Gout insights – Impact on Māori

Pharmac 2021

Analysis and data on health inequities for Māori in access to funded gout medication.


Matauranga Māori and Science Hub

Science Learn, 2017


Ka whati te tai: a generation disrupted. The challenges and opportunities for Māori in the new work order post COVID-19

Tokona Te Raki and BERL, 2020

COVID-19 Maori Economic Impact

Infometrics, 2020

Employment and Covid19

Figure.NZ, 2020

Stats NZ COVID-19 Data Portal

Stats NZ, 2020

Te Ropū Whakakaupapa Urutā