What is available to support me?

We have a number of spaces and support available to our Māori tauira (students).

Tū Maia

Is a dedicated space for Māori tauira to study, use the computers, and from time to time enjoy some shared kai (food).  

Our Māori Academic Development Lecturers who are part of the Learning & Achievement team work out of this space, and when not in appointments, can provide you with academic support. For more information on the Learning & Achievement team, visit the Student Learning and Achievement page.

Where Building 180 (Te Puna), Level 1, Room 1001
Mt Albert campus 
Hours Monday - Friday, 8am - 5pm 

Nau mai, haere mai!

Puukenga

Puukenga is one of the three main buildings housed on our marae, Te Noho Kotahitanga. There you will find classrooms, a computer suite, a study space for students and a kitchen you can use. Our friendly staff are always available for a kupu ti (cup of tea) and kōrero (chat).

Where Building 170
Mt Albert campus
Hours Mon - Fri, 8.30am - 4.30pm

Whānau room - Waitākere

We have a dedicated whānau room on our Waitākere campus. This room has been set aside for Māori students to be able to study, all other students are welcome to study here but must respect the kaupapa (purpose) of the room.

Where Building 510, Level 2, Room 2032
Waitākere campus 
Hours Monday - Friday, 8am - 5pm 

Māori counsellor

We have a dedicated Māori counsellor, Joy Tautuhi, here to support you. For more information on our counselling service, visit our counselling page.

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Scholarships

We have a number of scholarships available to Māori students, more notably the Whai Ake programme. To see what is available, visit our Funding and Scholarships for Māori page.

Mātātupu Māori student association

Mātātupu is a student-driven association, which supports Māori students.  For more information, visit our Mātātupu Māori Student Association page.

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