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Te Pua Wānanga ki te Ao

School of Māori and Pacific Development


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Te Pua Wānanga ki te Ao aims to uplift the people of Aotearoa and to be the first choice university for Māori and Pacific students. Te Pua Wānanga ki te Ao represents innovation and tradition in teaching and research, and it provides national and international leadership in Māori, Pacific and indigenous issues and sustainable development.

Staff
Dean's Office
Te Aka Reo
Te Aka Tikanga

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Teaching & Learning


Te Pua Wānanga ki te Ao instructs students in subjects of strategic importance in the advancement of Māori, Pacific, and other indigenous peoples and their struggles for national liberation, self-governance, and self-determination. In our teaching activity (along with our research and practice), additional emphasis is placed on sustainable development, and the revitalisation and development of the Māori language and form of life within the context of contemporary New Zealand society and its colonial legacies.

Subjects
Qualifications
Papers
Te Tohu Paetahi Specialisation

Rangahau me ngā Whakatinanatanga

Research & Practice


Our staff include leading practitioners of Tikanga Māori, interpreters and translators of Te Reo Māori, and researchers in issues pertaining to: Māori and Pacific Development, indigenous peoples, culture and language revitalization, Tikanga Māori, and Te Reo Māori. Through our research and practice, Te Pua Wānanaga ki te Ao provides national and international leadership in Māori, Pacific and indigenous issues and sustainable development.

Research Projects
Projects in Practice
Publications
Conferences
Te Ratonga Whakamāori
He Puna Kōrero
Te Kōtihitihi Journal


Pūtātara

Latest News

Award recognises lifetime immersed in education (02/07/14)

At a ceremony in Wellington, Ēnoka Murphy received a Sustained Excellence award for teaching in a kaupapa Māori context at th…

Stars in his eyes (04/04/14)

A three month trip to the US will have Rangi Matamua seeing stars

Senior lecturer returns to WiPCE (04/04/14)

When the University of Waikato co-hosted the World Indigenous Peoples Conference on Education (WiPCE in 2005, Senior Lecturer…

Tikanga experts appointed to Kingitanga board (31/03/14)

Two University of Waikato staff members are among a dozen Māori leaders who have been appointed to a new national advisory bo…

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Kingitanga Day

Kīngitanga Day 2014 UNIVERSITY OF WAIKATO, THURSDAY 18 SEPTEMBER Kīngitan…

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Contact Information

+ 64 7 838 4737

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Physical Address

Ground Floor
A Block
Gate 8, Hillcrest Road
Hamilton