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Pro-Vice Chancellor Māori Office

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Tihei Mauri Ora

The purpose of the Pro Vice-Chancellor Māori Office is to provide executive leadership in supporting the University to meet its commitments as set out in the University Charter, Investment Plan, and Māori Plan. The general areas of priority include:

  • Building on the University's reputation for making a unique and significant contribution to the educational success of Māori,
  • Enhancing the teaching and research capacity of Māori academic staff, with a focus on leadership and academic excellence,
  • Providing a distinctive University of Waikato experience for both staff and students which draws on kaupapa Māori and the heritage of the region,
  • Positioning the University as a leader in research relevant to the needs and aspirations of iwi and Māori communities.

The role of the Pro Vice-Chancellor Māori Office is to support the University to achieve these objectives, and to further enhance the relevance and value of the University to Māori communities and to the nation as a whole.

Tihei Mauri Ora