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  • 08 May 2023

    A journey to reconnect with Māori heritage through language learning

    Liz's commitment to learning te reo Maori has led to positive language outcomes for her community. She is now a Maori language teacher, revitalizing the language at a mainstream school and inspiring others to reconnect with their heritage.

  • 05 May 2023

    Wānanga educations helps young whānau secure their financial future

    Completing the Money Management programme at Te Wānanga o Aotearoa in 2018 was the kickstart Sam and Courtney Manu needed to take control of their financial future.

  • 03 May 2023

    Working towards a greater Aotearoa by learning reo Māori

    Mum of two, Kimberley Cleland is taking what she has learnt from her reo Māori studies through Te Wānanga o Aotearoa and passing it on to her young tamariki (children).

  • 02 May 2023

    Wānanga learning guides Japanese student to bookkeeping success

    Asami’s children and the desire to provide more income to support her family drove her toward a career change. Now an award-winning bookkeeper, Asami runs her own business and credits much of her success to her studies through Te Wānanga o Aotearoa.

  • 28 April 2023

    Wānanga enrolment numbers on the rise

    Tauira (students) at Te Wānanga o Aotearoa have embraced the opportunity to focus on personal and professional growth during the uncertain times brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • 29 March 2023

    Press Release on behalf of Te Wānanga o Aotearoa and Te Wānanga o Raukawa, Te Whare Wānanga o Awanuiārangi

    The first reading of the Education and Training Bill (No.3) in the House of Representatives today signals an historic shift in the relationship between the Crown and the Wānanga sector, namely Te Wānanga o Aotearoa and Te Wānanga o Raukawa, Te Whare Wānanga o Awanuiārangi.

  • 27 April 2023

    Learning tikanga in the hopes of giving back to iwi

    Through learning tikanga at Te Wānanga o Aotearoa, Walter Herewini hopes to give back to his marae and keep te ao Māori (the Māori worldview) alive and thriving.

  • 26 April 2023

    Ōpōtiki teacher learns reo Māori from former pupil

    As an older student, learning reo Māori was slightly daunting for Ōpōtiki College teacher, Deborah Mckillop. But after learning she would be taught by one of her former student’s, things became more relaxed.

  • 25 April 2023

    Overcoming Pain to Build a Thriving Business: The Journey of Steven Allan

    Four years ago, Steven Allan’s life took a significant pivot. He injured his back and unable to work as a concrete pumper, enrolled in a business course at Te Wananga o Aotearoa with a friend.

  • 18 April 2023

    Weaving eases wānanga student’s arthritis struggles

    After pushing past his doubts and giving the raranga programme a good go, Kohatu not only completed the programme but it helped strengthen the mobility and use of his fingers.

  • 17 April 2023

    Wānanga vision comes to life for Hamilton whānau

    The vision of Te Wānanga o Aotearoa is, whānau transformation through education, and that has been the case for one Hamilton family.

  • 06 April 2023

    Learning reo Māori alongside tamariki

    Tā moko artist and mum of two, Mikayla (Meke) Nikora was brought up speaking reo Māori but slowly lost the language after leaving kura kaupapa Māori and moving to Pākehā schooling.

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