Māori at AUT

AUT has a strong and important relationship with Māori, which honours the principles of the Treaty of Waitangi. This commitment is reflected in the educational, social and philosophical culture of AUT.

News from AUT’s Māori whānau

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NZ histories curriculum at AUT

Education
The Auckland University of Technology is meeting the needs of teachers with the implementation of the new school history curriculum from 2023.
Jordan Tane

Opportunity to shine a light on Matariki

Art and design
Communication design student Jordan Tane has designed nine posters – one for each Matariki star – which will be displayed around AUT campuses.
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Mastering delivery of nutrition skills

Sport and recreation
Master of Sport, Exercise and Health student Olivia Malamatenios (Ngāpuhi) always aimed to work in health promotion and inspire healthier lifestyles.
Prof Jarrod Haar

Kiwis don't realise they're burnt out

Business
The latest data from AUT’s Wellbeing@Work study show most people who are suffering from burnout either don’t realise it or can’t assess how serious it is.

The gateway to AUT: our marae

Ngā Wai o Horotiu marae can be hired for community use. Located on the City Campus, it welcomes the diverse cultures at AUT.

Our marae: Ngā Wai o Horotiu

Tautoko: Support for Māori students

At AUT we offer a range of services and activities to support our Māori students during their studies.

Māori student support

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Taria Hebden

Ngāpuhi, Tainui
Bachelor of Health Science (Nursing)
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Tyler Irving

Whakatōhea, Ngāti Ira, Ngai Tama
Bachelor of Science
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Eden Wairua-Orme

Te Whānau a Apanui
Bachelor of Communication Studies
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Terence Pohatu Waikite Thornton Apiata

Tuhoe, Ngati Awa, Te Whakatohea, Ngāpuhi
Bachelor of Health Science (Physiotherapy)
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Heather Reed

Ngāti Kahungunu ki Wairarapa
Bachelor of Sport and Recreation
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Toni Clark

Te Āti Awa, Taranaki, Ngāpuhi
Bachelor of Design
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Parekura Pewhairangi

Ngāti Porou, Ngāti Kahungunu, Ngāpuhi, Kāi Tahu
Master of Arts
Bachelor of Arts
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Renee Ash

Ngāi Takoto & Te Aupōuri
Bachelor of Medical Laboratory Science
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Elizabeth Clark

Ngāi Tūhoe
Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)
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Kalen Chase

Ngāti Porou, Ngāti Kahungunu, Ngāphui, Taranaki Tuturu
Bachelor of Education
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Bethany Shepherd

Ngāpuhi
Bachelor of Arts
Bachelor of Laws
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Stasia Wharepouri

Te Rarawa, Ngāpuhi, Cook Island Māori, Niuean
Bachelor of Arts
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Shayne Taupo

Tainui
Bachelor of Sport and Recreation
Master of Sport, Exercise and Health
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Taania Williams

Ngāti Porōu, Rongowhakaata, Rereahu, Tainui, Te Atiawa, Taranaki
Bachelor of Education
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Shaun Adam Atamu

Ngāti Maniapoto, Niuean
Bachelor of Sport and Recreation
Ngā Wai o Horotiu marae is a whānau, cultural and spiritual centre, located on the City Campus
Ngā Wai o Horotiu marae is a whānau, cultural and spiritual centre, located on the City Campus
Inside AUT’s Ngā Wai o Horotiu marae
Inside AUT’s Ngā Wai o Horotiu marae
Our staff are passionate about seeing students succeed
Our staff are passionate about seeing students succeed
Students outside Ngā Wai o Horotiu marae
Students outside Ngā Wai o Horotiu marae
Te Ara Poutama’s Professor Paul Moon is widely recognised as an expert on Treaty of Waitangi related issues
Te Ara Poutama’s Professor Paul Moon is widely recognised as an expert on Treaty of Waitangi related issues
 
 
 
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Office of Māori Advancement

The Office of Māori Advancement works closely with AUT Māori staff, students and the wider community in advising and implementing Mātauranga Māori kaupapa throughout AUT.

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AUT’s commitment to the Treaty of Waitangi

The important partnership AUT has with Māori honours the principles of the Treaty of Waitangi, which is integral to the educational, social and philosophical culture of AUT.

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