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Te Reo Māori and Pacific Studies

Careers in Māori language are wide and varied, and studying Te Reo Māori offers more than just the knowledge of another language.

It also strengthens historical, cultural and community understanding and can lead to involvement with a broad range of areas. Social work, teaching, youth work, art, cultural historian, and public policy development are just some of the possibilities.

Our graduates are renowned for their high levels of oratory skill and you will understand how this well deserved reputation has developed from the moment you first enter Te Puna Wānaka.

Our expert tutors will soon have you skilled with the ability to analyse and evaluate new information, concepts and evidence from a wide range of sources.

Passionate about sharing their knowledge, skills and industry connections, they will work with you to discover your strengths and help you succeed in a stimulating and supportive Māori environment.

You will learn how to communicate this information in a well reasoned and understandable manner. Employers throughout all sectors value our students for their unique perspectives and the gift of language and culture they are confident in sharing.