Te Wānanga o Aotearoa is proud to offer our first diploma qualification in Waka. The Diploma in Waka advances your confidence and knowledge in waka skills and practice with high-performance long-distance waka ama paddling, open seas waka hourua sailing and navigation techniques.
You'll also learn about the nautical traditions that brought Māori to Aotearoa, advanced water safety skills, waka hourua practices, weather interpretation, environmentalism and much more.
Te Wānanga o Aotearoa is planning to advance our waka provision in the near future. You may want to pathway into our master's programme, He Waka Hiringa.I want to use my qualification
You'll be ready for high-level waka competition or open water sailing on waka hourua. You could also apply your skills in tourism, hospitality and retail, education, environmentalism or media.