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. MAI Journal publishes two issues per year, the first in May and the second in December. MAI Journal is only published online. We aim to publish scholarly articles that substantively engage with intellectual indigenous scholarship.

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 2015: Volume 4 Issue 2

Monday, November 30, 2015

This general issue of MAI Journal, Volume 4, Issue 2 (2015) contains six articles and one book review which engage with various themes including pōwhiri and ethnic performativity, indigeneity and external citizenship rights, diabetes prevention, early childhood education, Māori adolescent identity formation and Māori models of health and well-being.

MAI Journal 2015: Volume 4 Issue 1

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

This general issue of MAI Journal, Volume 4, Issue 1 (2015) consists of six articles and two book reviews, covering a range of themes including Māori identity formation, Māori fire use and management practices, Māori food security and sovereignty, indigenous peoples’ experiences of entering tertiary education, as well as indigenous research methodologies. 

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.

News & Events

Monday, February 22, 2016

MAI Journal is now calling for papers to be considered for the second issue of Volume 5 (November 2016). We welcome submissions all year round, however, for consideration for this issue, articles should reach us no later than Monday 25th April 2016. Please visit the author information page for our author guidelines and our online submission portal. We recommend early submission.

Thursday, December 3, 2015

MAI Journal is now calling for papers to be considered for the first issue of Volume 5 (2016). We welcome submissions all year round, however, for consideration for this issue, articles should reach us no later than the 18th of January 2016. Please visit the author information page for our author guidelines and our online submission portal. We recommend early submission. 

Thursday, December 3, 2015

The second issue of MAI Journal for 2015 - Volume 4, Issue 2 - is now available online. This is a general issue which contains six articles and one book review that engage with various themes including pōwhiri and ethnic performativity, indigeneity and external citizenship rights, diabetes prevention, early childhood education, Māori adolescent identity formation and Māori models of health and well-being.

Friday, May 29, 2015

MAI Journal is now calling for papers to be considered for our second general issue of Volume 4 (2015). We welcome submissions all year round, however, for consideration for this issue, articles should reach us no later than the 17th of August 2015. We recommend early submission.

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

The first issue of MAI Journal for 2015 - Volume 4, Issue 1 - is now available online. This is a general issue which consists of six articles and two book reviews, covering a range of themes including Māori identity formation, Māori fire use and management practices, Māori food security and sovereignty, indigenous peoples’ experiences of entering tertiary education, as well as indigenous research methodologies.

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 16th of February 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.