If you are looking for Whakapapa or Tribal histories, here are some of our resources that may help you:
Otaki Māori Land Court Minute Books 1-78
The Journal of the Polynesian Society
Index to Māori Births (1911-1960), Deaths 1908-1960 and Marriages (1911-1951)
Māori Electoral Roles (from 1908)
Ancient History of the Māori – in both Te Reo Māori and English. It covers Matauranga Māori, history & tradition, including karakia (prayers), pūrākau (myths), waita, whakapapa and whakatauki (proverbs).
Te Haurapa: An Introduction to Researching Tribal Histories and Traditions by Te Ahukaramū Royal