Wednesday the 13th of June – 1pm – 3pm Venue: S.G.01


Te Toi o Matariki is hosting its own Tukuna kia Rere - (3MMT) 3 Minute Māori Thesis  competition. This is an opportunity for Māori students enrolled in a Masters or Honours programme to develop and demonstrate their skills in communicating and disseminating their rangahau quickly and effectively. It is also a chance to prepare for the up and coming Uni wide Masters 3MT (3 minute thesis) competition which starts on the 27th of June.

Presentations should address:

  1. What is your kaupapa?
  2. Why are you researching this kaupapa?
  3. What are the values/outcomes of your rangahau?

How it works:

  1. Use one static (still) slide only
  2. Pitch to a non-specialist, but generally academic/on to it minded crowd
  3. Three minutes to pitch only

Judging criteria:

  1. Comprehension
  2. Engagement
  3. Communication


1st place - $300, 2nd place - $200, 3rd place - $100

A range of spot prizes will also be given out on the day.

To be eligible you must:

  1. Be currently enrolled in any Masters or Honours programme or has submitted in the past 3 months
  2. Have a substantial research component to their studies
  3. Have Māori or indigenous whakapapa

Come along and take part in this first time TToM event. If you would like to register to present please fill out: Presenters Registration

Please click here if you would like to attend the competition Attendance Register