Auckland Libraries: Ngā mātanga Māori

Ngā mātanga Māori

Māori specialists

We have reo speaking kaimahi Māori with diverse interests working in specialist roles. Find out more about our kairangahau, amorangi and hāpai ō, where they are based and how they can support you.

Kairangahau

Kairanghau are highly sought after for their experience and expertise in:

  • whakapapa (genealogy)

  • accessing mātauranga Māori (Māori knowledge)

  • assisting your rangahau (research).


Dena Jacob

Ngāi Te Rangi, Tūhoe

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Poukōkiri Rangahau Māori | Senior Librarian - Māori Research

Īmēra: Email address: dena.jacob@aucklandcouncil.govt.nz

Wāhi: Research West, Waitākere Central Library

Kōrero Māori: Āe - Intermediate


Jacqueline Snee

Ngāti Porou, Ngāti Kahungunu

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Poukōkiri Rangahau Māori | Senior Librarian - Māori Research

Īmēra: Email address: jacqueline.snee@aucklandcouncil.govt.nz

Wāhi: Research Central, Central City Library

Kōrero Māori: Āe - Intermediate


Raniera Kingi

Ngāpuhi – Ngāti Ruamahue, Ngāti Kura

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Poukōkiri Rangahau Māori | Senior Librarian - Māori Research

Īmēra: Email address: raniera.kingi@aucklandcouncil.govt.nz

Wāhi: Te Paerangi - Research South, Manukau Library

Kōrero Māori: Āe


Ngā amorangi

Amorangi (Community librarians) are based within your hapori (community) and will be the first point of contact in helping you to find and access Māori content and services. 


Your amorangi can help you with: 

  • finding rauemi (resources) that meet your needs
  • creating and organising kaupapa Māori (Māori events)
  • connecting with ratonga Māori (Māori services) and reo speakers in your hapori.


Find your closest amorangi:



Ngā hāpai ō

We also have mātanga (specialists) who provide support and direction for the amorangi within your hapori ranging from:

  • strategy and leadership
  • curating and purchasing kohinga Māori (Māori collections)
  • learning and development
  • digital experiences.