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Māori at the University

The Māori community at Te Herenga Waka—Victoria University of Wellington supports all its students to achieve success. Find out about your whānau on campus and how they can help.

Mō mātou | About us

Learn about the rich history and impact of Māori at the University. Find out how Māori interests are represented across all areas, including by the Office of the Deputy Vice-Chancellor Māori.

Mō mātou | About us
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Ako | Learning and teaching

Find opportunities at the University to experience learning and teaching that draws from indigenous research, knowledge, and methodology.

More about ako Te Kawa a Māui—School of Māori Studies

Tautoko tauira | Student support

Nau mai ki tō kainga rua—welcome to your second home. University isn't a solo journey, so we’re here to support you and help you succeed in your studies. He toa takitini!

Tauira hou | New students Tautoko | Support for students
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Pānui | News

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Ngā kaupapa | Events

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The Living Pā

The Living Pā represents a fundamental shift in the way we live and work, and the way we care for the natural world around us.

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Rauemi | Resources

Learn some reo Māori words and phrases, and how to give effect to Te Tiriti o Waitangi while learning, teaching, and researching at the University.

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