Te Ara Poutama: Māori and indigenous development

Our Māori media, Māori development and te reo qualifications are at the cutting edge. 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

Professor Lorna Piatti-Farnell
Professor Lorna Piatti-Farnell sitting at a desk and holding a book.
Assoc Prof Khylee Quince
Maori language week
Maori language week
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Professor Lorna Piatti-Farnell
5 questions: Prof Lorna Piatti-Farnell
13 Oct, 2020
We asked Professor Lorna Piatti-Farnell five questions about her research ahead of her Inaugural Professorial Address.
Professor Lorna Piatti-Farnell sitting at a desk and holding a book.
Professor gets horror studies editorship
07 Oct, 2020
The new Principal Editor of Lexington Books Horror Studies plans to expand the reach of horror into the broader landscape of popular culture.
Assoc Prof Khylee Quince
I am a monolingual dinosaur
24 Sep, 2020
September brings excitement and anxiety about te reo, writes Law expert Khylee Quince.
Maori language week
Korean Wave: lessons for te reo Māori
16 Sep, 2020
Making te reo Māori cool: what language revitalisation could learn from the Korean Wave
Maori language week
Kia pārekareka te reo Māori
16 Sep, 2020
Kia pārekareka te reo Māori: ko ngā akoranga o te Ngaru Kōrea mō te whakarauoratanga o te reo

Contact details

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Phone 0800 AUT UNI (0800 288 864)

Te Ara Poutama
WB Building, Level 3, City Campus
Wellesley Street
Auckland City
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