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  • Esther Patu and Kaitlin Abbott, the 2020 recipients of the Teresia Teaiwa Scholarships.

    Scholarships shaping Pasifika futures

    The 2020 recipients of the Teresia Teaiwa Memorial Scholarships are postgraduate student Kaitlin Abbott and BA/LLB student Esther Patu. For both young women, these scholarships are giving them the opportunity to focus on their studies without the added stress of how they will manage financially.

  • A digital image of Māori on a waka

    Aotearoa’s first Māori virtual reality film premieres

    Aotearoa’s first immersive Māori virtual reality (VR) film—produced and directed by staff and alumni of Te Herenga Waka—Victoria University of Wellington—will premiere this month at the Māoriland Film Festival in Ōtaki.

  • Museum and Heritage Studies Masters students and 2019 Te Papa Memorial Scholarships recipients Laureen Sadlier and Jessie Bray Sharpin

    Preservation of heritage inspires scholars

    Three Te Herenga Waka—Victoria University of Wellington postgraduate Museum and Heritage Studies students have received scholarships to pursue their studies this year, helping to preserve taonga and enriching current and future New Zealand museum practice.