Te Ara Poutama: Māori and indigenous development

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.

Bachelor's degree

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

History department

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.

History department
Paul Moon standing in front of the wharenui at AUT
Marsden Fund project lead researchers
The Day of the Dead in a Pandemic
New AUT Professors
3 PhD students
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Paul Moon standing in front of the wharenui at AUT
Paul Moon gets first higher doctorate
18 Nov, 2021
Professor of History Paul Moon is the first academic to be awarded a higher doctorate by Auckland University of Technology (AUT).
Marsden Fund project lead researchers
Four Marsden fund grants for AUT
03 Nov, 2021
Four AUT research projects have been granted more than $2.8 million in the 2021 Marsden Fund round.
The Day of the Dead in a Pandemic
The Day of the Dead in a pandemic
02 Nov, 2021
Despite the morbid associations of its name, it is actually a time to be reminded of the beauty of life, rather than just the inevitability of death.
New AUT Professors
New Professors and Associate Professors
01 Nov, 2021
Eight AUT academics have been promoted to the position of Professor, and a further 22 have been appointed as Associate Professors.
3 PhD students
World-first triple PhD joint project
28 Sep, 2021
3 Te Wānanga o Aotearoa staff have been awarded PhD’s in raranga (traditional Māori weaving) after joined-up study through AUT’s Ipukarea Research Centre.

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