Study Māori and indigenous development - Te Ara Poutama

Study with us and you'll learn in a supportive whānau environment, while completing one of our cutting-edge qualifications. Our programmes have been developed in response to the need for skilled Māori professionals in the fast-growing business and media sectors.

We are a community – and we live out the idea of whakapakari, which means to discover, evolve and grow.

Undergraduate study in Māori and indigenous development will give you a solid grounding in your chosen area.

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Graduate certificates and diplomas

Add one of our majors or minors

You can add an additional major or minor in Māori and indigenous development to your AUT bachelor’s degree. You can choose from:

Postgraduate study in Māori and indigenous development will build on your knowledge and expertise in your area of interest.

A certificate or diploma will give you an introduction to your chosen subject and can prepare you for further study.

A short course will develop your skills and knowledge in an area of personal or professional interest.

Research in Māori and indigenous development

We believe in high-quality research that has impact, and have research strengths across Māori and indigenous development.

More about our research

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History is one of the fastest-growing disciplines at AUT. We offer world-class teaching, and are New Zealand’s leading university in online history learning.

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Te Wiki o te Reo Māori 2022
07 Sep, 2022
Me takitahi te ū ki te kaupapa, whakanuia te reo Māori ki AUT! Join us as we celebrate te reo Māori at AUT!
Tā Toby Curtis smiling and looking at the camera.
Tā Toby Curtis, a great rangatira of AUT
18 Aug, 2022
On behalf of the Vice-Chancellor's Office, we lament the loss of one of our greatest rangatira Sir Toby Curtis.
Racism for STEM
Racism, exclusion and tokenism
12 Aug, 2022
Given most universities have goals for increasing Māori and Pacific student and staff, we need to ask why numbers still remain low in the research sector.
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Why Kate Bush's music spans generations
20 Jun, 2022
Many people are newly entranced by the music of Kate Bush after Running Up That Hill was the soundtrack to a poignant scene in Netflix's Stranger Things.
The official logo Te Tohu o Matariki, featuring nine coloured styalised stars.
AUT celebrates Matariki 2022
31 May, 2022
This year Aotearoa will have a Matariki public holiday, and AUT has a plethora of events happening around campus over the next month.

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