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Pacific Studies: Pasifika Research

Research at the Library

Thinking of doing Pasifika research?
Talk to me now about our Pasifika collections and how I can help you.

As well as our published collections, we have Archives, Art, Photographs

For guidance on the whole research process, check out our research guides.

UC and other NZ Research Repositories

Pasifika Research - Guidelines, Issues and Models


For an excellent guide to getting started, read Judy McFall's article Getting Started with Pacific Research: Finding Resources and Information on Pacific Research Models and Methodologies. 

Issues and guidelines




Education research models, issues and guidelines

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Aua’i i le Galuega

Pou Tu

Ministry of Education

Health Guidelines

Health Research Council of New Zealand. Pacific Health Research Guidelines. (2014).

Indigenous Research Methodologies


Decolonizing Methodologies: Research and Indigenous Peoples

Research Methods in Indigenous Contexts

Handbook of Critical and Indigenous Methodologies Also available online

Indigenous Research Methodologies

Indigenous Methodologies: Characteristics, Conversations and Contexts

Reclaiming Indigenous Voice and Vision

Click on this subject heading for more books:  Indigenous Peoples Research Methodology

Journal Articles and Encyclopedias:

Sage Journals Online has articles on indigenous research methodology from a range of journals including AlterNative. Sage Research Methods links to e-books and encyclopedias. Start with the search "indigenous research" Pacific in both.

Subject Guide

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