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 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”.

MAI Journal 2012: Volume 1 Issue 2

Tuesday, November 27, 2012

This second issue of MAI Journal includes such diverse topics as the Ngāi Tahu traditional management of natural resources, Mātauranga Māori and information hierarchies, kiatiaki and loss of abundance and biodiversity of coastal ecosystems in Aotearoa New Zealand, Indigenous food sovereignty, and Deterritorialising geopolitical spaces and challenging neoliberal conditions through language revernacularisation in kōhanga reo.

 

MAI Journal 2012: Volume 1 Issue 1

Friday, April 27, 2012

The inaugural issue of MAI Journal: A New Zealand Journal of Indigenous Scholarship was launched at the Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga International Indigenous Development Research Conference June, 2012. MAI Journal is an open access journal that publishes multidisciplinary peer-reviewed articles around indigenous knowledge and development in the context of Aotearoa New Zealand. We aim to publish scholarly articles that substantively engage with intellectual indigenous scholarship.

News & Events

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.