Nau mai haere mai ki Te Pua Wānanga ki te Ao

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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.

Dean's Welcome

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.

Te Tohu Paetahi

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.

Research Projects
Projects in Practice
Te Ratonga Whakamāori
Te Kōtihitihi Journal


Latest News

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University of Waikato Vice-Chancellor Professor Neil Quigley has announced academic promotions for one new Professor and 15 A…

2021 New Year Honours list recognises Waikato achievements (15 January 2021)

A former University of Waikato staff member and four alumni have been recognised for their achievements in the 2021 New Year …

Aotearoa Star Man continues winning streak (29 September 2020)

The Faculty of Māori and Indigenous Studies has added another Ngā Whetū o Matariki award to its trophy cabinet after Professo…

Findings of the independent review into public claims of racism at the University of Waikato released today (25 September 2020)

The reviewers commissioned to assess public claims of racism at the University of Waikato have presented their final report t…

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Contact Information

+ 64 7 838 4737

[email protected]

Physical Address

Ground Floor
A Block
Gate 8, Hillcrest Road