Maia Māori Centre

"Kia rarangatia te kowhaiwhaitanga o te tika, te pono me te aroha hei oranga mō tātou whakaminenga, kia tū rangatira ai."

Weaving together appropriate, valid and compassionate lifelong experiences to meet the aspirations of our communities.

What is Maia Māori Centre?

Maia Māori Centre provides a tertiary education support service that helps all tauira (students) to be successful in their studies. Maia staff also contribute to the academic, cultural, pastoral and spiritual well-being of all tauira (students), staff and wider communities.

Maia Maori Centre is located at Unitec's Mt Albert campus, Puukenga, Building 171 (Gate 3).


Drop-in Learning Centre (Building 182, Room 100)

Visit our drop-in learning centre from 8.30am – 4.30pm, Monday - Friday for:

  • One-to-one appointments
  • Group sessions
  • Workshops
  • Computer access
  • Scholarship information


One-on-one support

Maia's team of Academic Development Lecturers provide academic, cultural and pastoral support to students in a one-on-one setting and are available at all Unitec campuses. To make an appointment contact our Academic Development Lecturers listed below:

Mt Albert campus

8.30am – 4.30pm, Monday - Friday (Building 182, Room 100)

Waitakere campus

8am – 4pm, Tuesday – Friday, (Building 500, Room 1014 or Thursday Building 510, Room -1041)

Northern campus

8.30am – 3.30pm, Tuesday (Bldg 610 Library)
Wednesday - Friday by appointment only


Puukenga (Manaaki Tangata)

Puukenga was established 20 years ago as the first point of contact for Māori students, Māori staff, and Māori knowledge. We provide an information service that promotes Unitec's Te Whare Wananga o Wairaka Māori profile for all tauira, staff and communities.

For questions please contact Teresa Hindle or call 09 815 4321 ext 7093.

Last edited: 29 August 2013  

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