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.
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Well-known indigenous studies Māori researcher and academic, Professor Linda Tuhiwai Te Rina Smith (Ngāti Awa, Ngāti Porou, T…
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Contact Te Pua Wānanga ki te Ao
+ 64 7 838 4737
Gate 8, Hillcrest Road