Orientation programmes - Māori Students - University of Canterbury - New Zealand

Support for Māori Postgraduate Students

Māori Postgraduate Students studying at the University of Canterbury will have access to a range of learning and development opportunities. Emphasis is also on providing networking opportunities and having access to an Māori Development Advisor through individual appointments.

Support involves a range of activities including:

  • Te Punenga Seminar Series - This series provides postgraduate students to develop their writing skills and attend research specific events
  • Leaders seminars
  • Opportunities for students to present their mahi research
  • Aotahi: School of Māori and Indigenous Studies
  • Ngāi Tahu Research Centre - The centre was founded for the purpose of being a leader in indigenous scholarship and to provide a centre for the intellectual capital and development of Ngāi Tahu, the principal Māori iwi of the southern region of New Zealand.
  • Ngā Pae o Te Maramatanga - is funded by the Tertiary Education Commission and hosted by the University of Auckland.

For more information, please contact:


Senior Student Development Advisor: Māori
John Kapa
Te Aupōuri, Te Rārawa, Ngāti Maniapoto, Waikato   
+64 3 369 3870