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His own experience helps him relate to tauira who may have left school with bad learning experiences.
Bruce Graham shares why as a Pākeha it was important for him to be comfortable with Māori processes.
Seventeen-year-old Maea Summers likes helping people and she’s working with the Waikato-based Youth Services team at Te Wānanga o Aotearoa to help find the best way for her to do that professionally.
For Arran Pene, his developing proficiency in te reo Māori is, in part, about paying tribute to his tīpuna
From being something of a self-confessed, unmotivated teenage “ratbag”, Joshua Wallace is now focused on establishing himself in a sound career as a police officer where he can help others.
Anthony “Mok” Smallman has packed a lot of frontline experience into his military, policing and security sector careers over the past 40 years.
An academic article written by a Te Wānanga o Aotearoa tauira has been given the seal of approval from the highest level.
A Te Wānanga o Aotearoa masters tauira has gone from working in security to taking part in international arts residencies where he shares his weaving expertise with indigenous artists.
Te Wānanga o Aotearoa kaimahi are joining an environmental sustainability social movement that’s reconnecting them with Papatūānuku and their pepeha
The world’s most popular video game and a weekly podcast of all things te ao Māori, helped Te Wānanga o Aotearoa to win the education categories at Ngā Tohu Reo Māori - the Māori Language Awards.
The only female-fronted local New Zealand reggae trio NRG Rising is still challenging themselves to do even more to use the medium of music to inspire, uplift and celebrate empowerment of all people.
Tiaki Terekia has travelled the equivalent of more than three times around the Earth pursuing his passion for performing kapa haka at Matatini.
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Why study with us?
Te Wānanga o Aotearoa is a uniquely Māori learning environment for everyone. We're not a university or a polytech. We're a wānanga. And that's just a little bit different.
So what does that mean for you?
No matter who you are, if you're a New Zealand Citizen or resident living in NZ, we have amazing study possibilities for you.
If you want to learn in an environment that’s been designed for your success and you don’t want to go far from home to do it, this is the place for you. For over 30 years we’ve been delivering recognised qualifications to meet the needs of school leavers, business professionals, empty-nest mums and dads, indigenous academics and kaumātua.
Certificates, diplomas, degrees and a masters degree, we do it all. And we do it with commitment, aroha, and all the support you might need along the way. Culturally rich and inclusive, we believe that what's good for Māori is good for the world, and we'd love for you to come and experience that.
Our kaiako (tutors) are passionate, experienced, and go above and beyond. Our learning spaces are well-resourced. And the amount of support we have on offer is really impressive. If you want to know the ways we can help you on your learning journey, find out about our student support services.
We’ve got sites in 80 towns and cities around the country where you can upskill, get started on a learning journey, or have a second chance at education. So come on, check us out. We'd love you to be part of our whānau.