Nau mai haere mai ki Te Pua Wānanga ki te Ao
Te Pua Wānanga ki te Ao
Faculty of Māori and Indigenous Studies
Nau mai, haere mai kia whakatauhia ngā hua ora o te puawānanga o Te Wao Nui a Tāne ki runga i a koutou.
We represent innovation and tradition in teaching and research, and provide global leadership in sustainable development and indigenous issues. We aim to arm students with knowledge to advance indigenous peoples through our teachings, research and expertise.
Ngā Whakaako me ngā Akoranga
Teaching & Learning
We teach subjects of strategic importance in the advancement of Māori, Pacific, and other indigenous peoples. Along with our research and practice, our teaching also places additional emphasis on sustainable development and the revitalisation of the Māori language.
Rangahau me ngā Whakatinanatanga
Research & Practice
Our staff include leading researchers in issues pertaining to Māori and Pacific Development, indigenous studies and culture and language revitalization. Through our research we provide national and international leadership in Māori, Pacific and indigenous issues and sustainable development.
Uniting new science and traditional Māori knowledge (5 December 2018)
A major Marsden Fund project will combine cutting edge science with Mātauranga Māori to reveal the secrets of pā across the W…
Whakatāne wahine takes on Waikato, then the world (4 December 2018)
It’s been a year of self-discovery for Rangipare Belshaw-Ngaropo, who moved from small coastal town Whakatāne to larger inlan…
Getting fit (28 November 2018)
Dr Jordan Waiti has worked as a community health consultant and is now teaching community health papers at the University of …
From the stars to the depths of the earth: new research funding (8 November 2018)
The Marsden Fund has contributed nearly $4 million to seven University of Waikato projects.
Whakapā mai ki Te Pua Wānanga ki te Ao
Contact Te Pua Wānanga ki te Ao
+ 64 7 838 4737
Gate 8, Hillcrest Road