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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AUT Lecturer Hēmi Kelly standing arms crossed in front of the AUT marae.
New Internz
Professor Pare Keiha
QS stars 2019
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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.
AUT Lecturer Hēmi Kelly standing arms crossed in front of the AUT marae.
A new dawn for te reo Māori
12 Dec, 2019
The popularity of the Māori language has grown substantially in recent years, writes Lecturer Hēmi Kelly.
New Internz
Say kia ora to the new Internz
04 Dec, 2019
24 AUT graduates have been selected by international companies including TimeZoneOne, Play Rugby USA, and Smithsonian to be international interns in 2020.
Professor Pare Keiha
AUT helps Microsoft with te reo Māori
22 Nov, 2019
Te reo Māori is now available on Microsoft Translator, thanks in part to Te Ara Poutama, staff and students at the Auckland University of Technology.
QS stars 2019
AUT gets 5 QS stars in all categories
13 Nov, 2019
AUT has received the maximum five stars for the first time in every category according to the global education analysts QS in their recent results.
Natascha Díaz Cardona
John Henare Kingi
Matilda Poasa
Amadonna Jakeman
Abel Kururangi Johnston

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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