Te Hau Kori—the Centre for Physical Activity and Wellbeing

We aim to lead the delivery of policy- and practice-relevant research and the development of workforce capability for promoting physical activity in Aotearoa.

Te Hau Kori is a partnership between Te Herenga Waka—Victoria University of Wellington and Sport NZ—Ihi Aotearoa.

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Mō mātou—our story

Learn the purpose of Te Hau Kori, the Centre for Physical Activity and Wellbeing.

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Ā mātou rangahau—our research

Find out about our research projects and explore our published research.

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Ā mātou akoranga—our teaching

Te Hau Kori supports workforce capability and development through education. Find out about the courses available.

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Ko wai mātou—meet the team

Meet the team at Te Hau Kori, the Centre for Physical Activity and Wellbeing, and find out how to contact us.

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Te Hau Kori wānanga—seminar series

View previous seminars organised by Te Hau Kori, and find out about upcoming ones.

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Mō Ihi Aotearoa—about Sport NZ

About our partner organisation.

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Explore our new Master of Physical Activity and Hauora

If you’re a health and physical activity practitioner who wants to develop advanced knowledge and skills in promoting physical activity and mātauranga Māori, this is the degree for you.

Learn more