Te Kawa a Māui – School of Māori Studies

Te Kawa a Māui – School of Māori Studies

Nau mai, haere mai ki te Whare Wānanga o te Ūpoko o te Ika a Māui.

Te Kawa a Māui - The School of Māori Studies at Victoria University of Wellington, specialises in teaching and research on the Māori and Indigenous worlds. Together with Te Herenga Waka Marae our programmes, staff and students form the hub of a vibrant and active Māori community at the University. Our courses, majors and programmes are taught within the degrees administered by the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences. Te Kawa a Māui is also an integral part of Toihuarewa - the Māori Faculty at Victoria.

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Events

Aug5Public LecturesUnsophisticated and Unsuited
Date: 5 August 2015
Time: 5.30 pm
Venue: National Library, corner of Aitken and Molesworth Streets, Thorndon
Australian barriers to Pacific Island immigration from New Zealand: a talk by Paul Hamer. Read more

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News

29 July 2015 Te Wiki o te Reo Māori ki Wikitōria events
2015 marks the 40th anniversary of Te Wiki o te Reo Māori in Aotearoa/New Zealand. Read more
20 July 2015 2015 Pikihuia Awards
Finalists named for the 2015 Pikihuia Awards. Read more
14 July 2015 Importance of te reo revitalisation highlighted
'Only one in five Māori can speak te reo' are the kind of statistics that highlight the danger of the language being lost, says Victoria University of Wellington's Professor Rawinia Higgins. Read more

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Hine Parata-Walker, Bachelor of Arts student with majors in Maori Studies and Political Science

At Victoria, Māori studies student Hine Parata-Walker found a community of people who share her passion for politics, te reo Māori and tikanga Māori. Watch Hine’s story.

Tohu Māoritanga - Diploma in Māoritanga

E aha ana koe i tēnei tau? KUHU MAI!

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Whaangaihia te reo logo

2015 marks the 40th anniversary of Te Wiki o te Reo Māori in Aotearoa/New Zealand. Read more.

Rawinia Higgins

He mihi - Welcome from Head of School

Tēnei ka noho i te roro o tōku whare o Te Tumu Herenga Waka
‘Te pātaka kai iringa o te kupu o te kōrero’
Ka titiro whakawaho
Ki te pae tukutuku o te ao hurihuri
E rāhiri mai nei i a koutou e te tī, e te tā, o wīwī, o wāwā
Nau mai, haere mai, whakatau mai ki tēnei whārangi ipurangi
Takina te kawa, ko te kawa o tūārangi
Takina te kawa, ko te kawa o mohoa noa nei
Takina te kawa, ko Te Kawa a Māui e! Learn more

Te Kawa a Māui Atlas

In 2013 we launched the Te Kawa a Māui Atlas, a Google Maps database of student research in Te Kawa a Māui courses: a resource designed to showcase student work and enhance student learning. Explore the Atlas >>