Māori ki Waikato
Nau mai, whakapiripiri mai – Welcome!
E te tī, e te tā, e ngā karangatanga maha o te motu, mauri ora ki a koutou katoa.
Here at Te Whare Wānanga o Waikato, we have a huge network of Māori staff and students to support you on your journey. Whether you are a first year student or have returned from the workforce to enter postgraduate studies, we are here to ensure your time at University is a success.
Click on the links below to learn more about the support services available to all Māori students at the Hamilton and Tauranga campuses.
Māori Mentoring Units
Our Māori Mentoring Units are dedicated to improving Māori student achievement at Te Whare Wānanga o Waikato.
Te Kāhui Pīrere
Te Kāhui Pīrere helps to ensure first-year Māori students have the best start possible at the University of Waikato.
This student leadership programme's objective is to develop and nurture Māori students to become leaders and global citizens.
Te Toi o Matariki
He karanga maioha tēnei ki ngā tauira Māori o Te Whare Wānanga o Waikato e whai nei i ngā tohu hōnore, ngā tohu paerua rānei.
Kaupapa Māori floors are available at Bryant Hall and College Hall for people who wish to live in an environment that fosters manaakitanga, whanaungatanga, te reo Māori and tikanga Māori.
If you have any panui or events that you want promoted, please visit the Māori events calendar, from there you can submit an event that will be considered for placement on the calendar.
Māori Mentoring Units
Our Māori mentoring units are dedicated to improving Māori student achievement here at Te Whare Wānanga o Waikato. Within each unit you will find friendly mentors who are current students and know all about the struggles and successes of student life. They are here to help you achieve academically throughout your studies here at the University of Waikato. They focus on Pastoral, Procedural and Academic support which basically includes anything and everything. You might have relationship issues with your flatmate, need assistance with re-enrolment or advice about your upcoming assignment. If they can't help you themselves they will guide you towards someone who can. Our mentors would love to help you so please don't be shy, come in and see us or email us. You will find the links to each faculty's unit in the index to the left of this page.