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 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
Māori media studies Lecturer Jani Wilson
Te Korau programme
Te Hononga is unveiled at Champlain College
AUT Living Labs - Orakei
Paul Moon
Māori media studies Lecturer Jani Wilson
The power of positive expectations
23 Oct, 2019
Māori students respond best when someone believes in them, expects the best from them and acknowledges their dreams, Lecturer Jani Wilson says.
Te Korau programme
Initiative supports Māori entrepreneurs
22 Oct, 2019
AUT and Northland Inc are pooling their resources to launch a business accelerator programme aimed at enhancing Māori entrepreneurship.
Te Hononga is unveiled at Champlain College
Māori carving unveiled at US university
11 Oct, 2019
AUT has presented Champlain College with a traditional Māori carving in recognition of their special relationship.
AUT Living Labs - Orakei
AUT Living Labs raised at UN
23 Sep, 2019
AUT Living Laboratories, a project to restore native forest, will be presented at the UN Climate Action Assembly in New York.
Paul Moon
Compulsory NZ history is a turning point
13 Sep, 2019
That all secondary students will now learn history is a turning point for our schools and society, writes Professor Paul Moon.
Natascha Díaz Cardona
John Henare Kingi
Abel Kururangi Johnston
Eden More
Kerehi Warwick

Contact details

Contact us online
Phone 0800 AUT UNI (0800 288 864)

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