Te Puna Tautoko

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 into studies, we are here to ensure your time at University is a success. In addition to our Māori Mentoring services based in the Faculty or Divisions, our Te Puna Tautoko members also work in our central services. Find help in a range of areas including essay writing, referencing, using the library, student health, student advocacy. Please get in touch with someone from our team below.

Student Learning:

Study skills, university tech support and free courses

Student Health:

For help with medical issues, counselling, violence prevention, sexual health and more


Navigating the library resources, referencing, tips and tours


Career planning, scholarship applications, CVs, interview skills, Career Fairs, employer campus visits.


Use the scholarship finder and get in touch for how you can improve your application


Student advocacy, support and home to your VP Māori

Future Student Advisors:

Prospective student information and opportunities to assist in recruitment activities

DVC Māori Office:

Home of the Māori ki Waikato team and a number of tauira programmes and events

Ngā roopū Māori:

Social, sporting or academic. There's bound to be a group for you!