Skip Content
TWoA staff

The Te Wānanga o Aotearoa stand at Te Kahu o Te Amorangi Te Matatini 2017 is attracting visitors and EOIs beyond expectations.

The stand, in a row with those of other strategic partners, stands out with its stylised māhau and Whanganui kaiwhakahaere rawa Charlie Turia says its proving hugely popular.

“We’ve had heaps of visitors at the stand, it’s really good,” she says.

“The moko stencils are really taking off and the Musically feature is good too.”

Musically is a social media platform for creating and sharing short music videos.

The stand is being staffed by kaimahi from around the Te Ihu takiwā , with kaimahi from Wellington, Porirua, Palmerston North, Whanganui and Heretaunga taking shifts to speak to visitors and provide information for prospective tauira.

They are being helped by kaimahi from Te Puna Matauranga.

Kaiārahi Matua Awhimai Huka, who is also helping with the stand, says the number of visitors has been impressive and the stand has been effective in attracting a range of people interested in what Te Wānanga o Aotearoa has to offer.

“The stands got great appeal and it’s really good to see so many people coming through,” she says.
 Back to news & events

Published On: Feb 23. 2017

Article By:



Other Articles

  • On the prowl for Pepeha Challenge

    During Te Wiki o te Reo Māori last week, kaimahi at Te Puna Mātauranga were in danger of being ambushed by senior administrator Annette Tunoho, who would stick a camera in their face and issue a one-word challenge: ‘pepeha’.

  • Ōtautahi site open for business

    An early morning start in Ōtautahi was rewarded with a breakfast of champions at the new Te Wānanga o Aotearoa site in Christchurch.

  • Podium finish for Mihiwaatara

    She’s a rep touch player, top netballer, super mum to four and now Mihiwaatara Hohepa is a CrossFit podium finisher.

  • Strong, fast and fearless

    Three words will be repeating themselves in Kaeley Elkington’s mind as she goes for a podium finish in the hopes of making the New Zealand Olympic weightlifting team this weekend.