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
Frequency: 2 issues per year
Editors: Melinda Webber & Ocean Mercier
MAI Journal Special Issue - He Vaka Moana
Māori and Pasifika students remain as ‘priority learning groups’ for tertiary institutions, a sector of education that often measures success in quantifiable measurables such as grade point averages and timely course completion. While strategic policy documents express an aspiration to make a difference for these learners what is required to bring these policy directions into action to create transforming change.
MAI Journal 2019: volume 8, issue 3
Kia hiwa rā! Kia hiwa rā!
He karere puhoro noa tēnei hei whakamārama atu i tēnei pukapuka hautaka, a MAI Journal e haere ake nei. Hei mea motuhake i titongia katoa mai e ngā kairanghau Māori i tō tātou nei reo anō hoki me ōna hua tipatere.
E rima ngā atikara kei roto i tēnei hautaka;
MAI Journal 2019: volume 8, issue 2
This issue of MAI Journal, Volume 8, Issue 2 (2019) contains eight articles covering a diverse range of research areas. This issue reflects the multi-disciplinary nature of MAI Journal with articles covering indigenous research methodologies, wellbeing, and language revitalisation across education, health, and economics.
MAI Journal 2019: volume 8, issue 1
This issue of MAI Journal, Volume 8, Issue 1 (2019) contains six articles and one book review covering a diverse range of research areas. This issue reflects the multi-disciplinary nature of MAI Journal with articles covering indigenous research methodologies, wellbeing, and language revitalisation across education, health, and economics.
MAI Journal 2018: Volume 7 Issue 2
This general issue of MAI Journal, Volume 7, Issue 2 (2018) contains seven articles and one book review covering a diverse range of research areas. This issue reflects the multi-disciplinary nature of MAI Journal with articles from the fields of psychology, education, sociology, population health and language revitalisation.
As part of our Tautoko Strategy, Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga New Zealand’s Māori Centre of Research Excellence is committed to ensuring that our researchers have a platform for communicating key messages regarding Covid-19 and the wider implications this may have on whānau and communities.
I tēnei tau 2019 kua tukua mai e Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga, he taumata o MAI Pitopito Kōrero (MAI Journal) kia whakaaratia mai e ngā kaituhi reo a rātou pūkenga rangahau tuhituhi ki roto i tō tātou reo rangatira. He taumata hohonu, ātaahua tēnei kia whakaaratia te kounga o te reo rangahau haepapa matatau. Ko te kōmata taketake mō āu nei kaupapa rangahau kia tuhia mai ki roto i te reo. Ko ō whakaaro, tikanga, tūmanako, nawe, hītoria, korero tuku iho, kaupapa rangahau mātauranga taketake, mātauranga hou rānei, whakawhiti kōrero pono tuhia mai.
MAI Journal primarily accepts substantive articles (up to 7000 words) that address a particular Indigenous topic or theme. We also publish short, timely commentaries which address a particular Indigenous topic, theme, or contemporary issue affecting Indigenous societies (up to 3000 words long). To submit a paper, please visit our submission portal.