Open Access Aotearoa Journals

A list of Open Access Aotearoa journals for you to publish your manuscript in

Aotearoa is Maori name for New Zealand

Open access (OA) is a key part of making research shareable and reproducable. All journal articles published open access undergoe the same rigorous peer review process.

We hope this list of Aotearoa OA journals will be helpful for you in deciding where to publish your Aotearoa manuscript.
The list below includes all high-impact factor Aotearoa journals as well as new up and comming journals where it might also be more affordable to publish.Rather than just the top hits Aotearoa journals, we have made an exhaustive list of open accesss Aotearoa journals. Use our different columns — number of papers, number of citations, and relevance — to find the best Aotearoa venue for your manuscript.

The DOAJ columns refers to the The Directory of Open Access Journals, a list of open access journals, maintained by Infrastructure Services for Open Access.
There are certain criteria a journal must meet to be indexed by DOAJ, and thus inclusion in the DOAJ index is seen by scholars as a mark of quality.


All the open access Aotearoa journals in this list are indexed in OA.mg.
If you spot any mistakes in this table of Aotearoa OA journals, don’t hesitate to send us an email.

Open Access Aotearoa Journals
NameISSNDOAJPublisherNo. of PapersCitationsRelevanceWebsite
Aotearoa New Zealand Social Work1178-5527University of Otago Library659125625.3
Pacific health2537-8864Auckland University of Technology (AUT) Library17323.5
Ata2253-5845New Zealand Association of Psychotherapists1486420.3
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Frequently Asked Questions

What is Open Access (OA)?
Open Access is the free online access of research articles coupled with the rights to use and distribute these articles fully in the digital environment.
What does “relevance” mean in the table?
It refers to the strength of association between this journal being listed and the concept, from 0-100. For example, the Journal Of Research In Mechanical Engineering has a relevance of “0” when listed under “Open Access Computer Science Journals” because it has no relevance to the field of Computer Science.
How do you count total number of citations?
The citations show how often works from this journal are referenced in other research papers. This data is obtained from OpenAlex. Even though the accuracy is debatable, it could help you determine how prestigious a journal is on the whole.
Where can I find other lists like this one?
If you are looking for an author or journal article, you can type it in the name, title, or DOI in the search box above to see more results. If you want to see a similar list to this one, take a look on OA.mg
How can I publish my paper on OA.mg?
That's exactly why we made these lists, so you can find a journal that will publish your paper. We at OA.mg don't offer publishing services.
What is an APC?
An APC is the article processing charge that an author of a given research paper has to pay in order to get it published in a journal. APCs are most commonly used by open access journals or by journals who offer open access publishing.
What are the different Open Access types?
The most common types are “Green Open Access”, “Gold Open Access” and “Hybrid Open Access”.