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.

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The manuhiri are led onto AUT's marae.
Dr Lola Van Wagenen and Dr George Burrill sitting on a couch, smiling.
New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern is welcomed onto Western Springs College - Ngā Puna o Waiōrea.
Paul Moon
Screenshot of TVNZ's Colonial Combat showing two wrestlers in the ring and referee.
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The manuhiri are led onto AUT's marae.
Welcome for the new AUT Council
05 Mar, 2020
Members of this term’s AUT Council have been welcomed with a pōwhiri at Ngā Wai o Horotiu marae.
Dr Lola Van Wagenen and Dr George Burrill sitting on a couch, smiling.
Kind and modest duo receive AUT award
05 Mar, 2020
A humble couple whose generous support has allowed students from Vermont to study at AUT, and vice versa, have received recognition.
New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern is welcomed onto Western Springs College - Ngā Puna o Waiōrea.
Helping to celebrate a new school
26 Feb, 2020
It is exciting to see the growth of AUT’s cousin Western Springs College - Ngā Puna o Waiōrea, Professor Pare Keiha says.
Paul Moon
We need truth and reconciliation
05 Feb, 2020
The Crown must address the onerous legacy of suffering from Maori land loss, writes Professor Paul Moon.
Screenshot of TVNZ's Colonial Combat showing two wrestlers in the ring and referee.
Colonial Combat reinvents colonisation
10 Jan, 2020
The premise underlying TVNZ’s new web series Colonial Combat is anachronistic and preposterous but also fascinating, writes Professor Sharon Mazer.
Matilda Poasa
Abel Kururangi Johnston
Amadonna Jakeman
Natascha Díaz Cardona
John Henare Kingi

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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