Established in 1984, Te Wānanga o Aotearoa will provide holistic education opportunities of the highest quality for Māori, peoples of Aotearoa and the world.
Who we are
Te Wānanga o Aotearoa is a uniquely Māori learning environment for everyone. No matter who you are, if you’re a New Zealand citizen or resident living in NZ, we have amazing study possibilities for you, and we offer a comprehensive range of certificate to degree level qualifications all across New Zealand.
Our mission, vision, and values
Ngā Uara – the foundation on what our organisation is built on.
Strategic plan to 2027
We relaunched our waka in 2017, realigning our direction and setting our sights on our long term destination – the year 2027 – in pursuit of our vision of whānau transformation through education and our mission of tauira success.
Te Mana Whakahaere is the council that oversees Te Wānanga o Aotearoa.
Our executive team
Ngā Tumu are responsible for the day-to-day leadership of the organisation. Each tumu represents an uepū of Te Wānanga o Aotearoa, providing specialist expertise towards leadership direction.
Te Wānanga o Aotearoa employs more than 1,350 staff members across Aotearoa New Zealand. Connect, communicate, and get support with staff websites.
Publications and reports
Learn about our journey by downloading our publications and reports.
Speak to our communications team in regards to any media enquiries.
Work with us
Te Wānanga o Aotearoa believes education is the most effective way through which people can transform their lives. Discover our people, what we do, and why Te Wānanga o Aotearoa is an inspiring place to work.
Looking for work? View our dedicated website showing all job opportunities across New Zealand.
Early learning centres
Te Wānanga o Aotearoa provides high-quality early childhood education and care to children of students, staff and communities.