Faculty of Education and Social Work


Postgraduate studies at Te Puna Wānanga

Nau mai ki Te Puna Wānanga. Ko ngā mahi whakaako ka hangai ki te tautoko i ngā tauira Māori me tauira iwi taketake.

Te Puna Wānanga offers postgraduate students an opportunity to be part of a strong Māori and Indigenous student learning community within a supportive whānau (family) environment.

We offer Masters courses, and Masters and Doctoral research supervision, which seek to strengthen, support, and develop Māori and Indigenous Education in ways that make a positive difference for Māori nationally and Indigenous peoples worldwide.
Our research supervision team is made up of leading educationists in Māori and Indigenous Education, and offers a wealth of expertise and knowledge to our students.

Key areas of focus include: Māori and Indigenous language revitalisation, language education, and language policy; the critical study of race and ethnicity in education, Kaupapa Māori theory; Māori-Pakeha (and wider colonial-Indigenous) educational relationships; and Indigenous and postcolonial studies in education.