About MAI Journal

MAI Journal is an open access journal that publishes multidisciplinary peer-reviewed articles that critically analyse and address indigenous and Pacific issues in the context of Aotearoa New Zealand. We aim to publish scholarly articles that substantively engage with intellectual indigenous scholarship. MAI Journal reflects developments in the vision and mission of Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga, within the landscape of indigenous research in Aotearoa New Zealand, and builds on the legacy of MAI Review.

Publication: open access online only
ISSN: 2230-6862
Frequency: 2 issues per year
Editors: Maria Bargh and Helen Moewaka Barnes
Contact: editors@journal.mai.ac.nz

 

MAI Journal 2014: Volume 3 Issue 2

Thursday, November 20, 2014

This special themed issue of MAI Journal, Volume 3, Issue 2 (2014) focuses on the concept of resilience and brings together a collection of articles written from a Māori perspective.

MAI Journal 2014: Volume 3 Issue 3

Thursday, November 20, 2014

This general issue of MAI Journal, Volume 3, Issue 3 (2014) covers a variety of themes including incarceration, historical trauma, positive youth development, kaupapa Māori methods of research, indigenous research ethics and iwi vitality.

MAI Journal 2014: Volume 3 Issue 1

Monday, May 12, 2014

This latest issue is composed of five articles, one commentary and three book reviews. The articles traverse issues concerning environmental impact, Māori wellbeing and research, education in an indigenous tertiary context and mātauranga Māori in the sporting arena.

MAI Journal 2013: Volume 2 Issue 2

Monday, December 9, 2013

The latest issue of MAI Journal: A New Zealand Journal of Indigenous Scholarship (Volume 2, 2) is now available. The theme of health and social wellbeing and the need to reduce Māori health disparities features prominently in four of the articles in this issue.

MAI Journal 2013: Volume 2 Issue 1

Thursday, March 28, 2013

The newest issue of MAI Journal: A New Zealand Journal of Indigenous Scholarship (Volume 2, 1) is now available. Anne-Marie Jackson provides a discursive analysis of rangatiratanga in the context of Māori fisheries. The article entitled “Whānau-centred health and social service delivery in New Zealand” by Amohia Boulton, Jennifer Tamehana and Tula Brannelly explores the “whānau ora philosophy that became the cornerstone of Māori health policy”.

News & Events

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

MAI Journal is now calling for papers to be considered for one of our general issues of Volume 4 (2015). We welcome submissions all year round, however, for consideration for the first issue of 2015, articles should reach us no later than the 31st of January 2015. We recommend early submission.

Thursday, December 11, 2014

The third issue of MAI Journal for 2014 - Volume 3 Issue 3 - is now available online. This is a general issue consisting of seven articles which cover a diverse variety of themes including: Māori women's experiences of incarceration, the intergenerational transfer of historical trauma, positive youth development for Rangatahi Māori, kaupapa Māori methods of research, indigenous research ethics and models for measuring iwi vitality.

Thursday, December 11, 2014

The second issue of MAI Journal for 2014 - Volume 3 Issue 2 - is now available online. This is a special themed issue which focuses on the concept of resilience written from Māori perspectives. It is composed of six articles on topics such as indigenous resistance to the state, whānau and resilience, palliative care, community-based responses to HIV and other chronic conditions, and Māori responses to the earthquakes which struck Christchurch between 2010 and 2011.

Monday, December 9, 2013

Lessons from the E Moe, Māmā: Maternal Sleep and Health in Aotearoa/New Zealand study were published in the latest issue of MAI Journal: A New Zealand Journal of Indigenous Scholarship, published by Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga. Authors Dr Sarah-Jane Paine, Monique Priston, Dr T. Leigh Signal, Bronwyn Sweeney and Diane Muller describe how they developed strategies to recruit and retain pregnant Māori women into a longitudinal study of maternal sleep, health and wellbeing.

Tuesday, May 28, 2013

In new research published this week, the significance of New Zealand’s Whānau Ora policy is examined. The analysis appears in the latest issue of MAI Journal: A New Zealand Journal of Indigenous Scholarship, published by Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga. Dr Amohia Boulton, Jennifer Tamehana and Dr Tula Brannelly in their paper titled “Whānau-centred health and social service delivery in New Zealand” offer their observations on how important this new policy approach has been, and will be in the coming years.

Monday, May 20, 2013

Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga (NPM) announces the appointment of two new editors of MAI Journal: A New Zealand Journal of Indigenous Scholarship.

Dr Maria Bargh and Associate Professor Helen Moewaka Barnes take over editorship of the Journal, published by NPM, from Professor Mike Walker and Dr Tracey McIntosh. MAI Journal publishes multidisciplinary peer-reviewed articles around indigenous knowledge and development in the context of Aotearoa New Zealand. The Journal is published online and all content is free to access.