Te Wānanga o Aotearoa

Te Wānanga o Aotearoa is a uniquely Māori learning environment for everyone. They are not a university or a polytech. They're a wānanga. And that's just a little bit different.


No matter who you are, if you're a New Zealand Citizen or resident living in NZ, Te Wānanga o Aotearoa have amazing study possibilities for you.

If you want to learn in an environment that’s been designed for your success and you don’t want to go far from home to do it, this is the place for you.

For over 30 years Te Wānanga o Aotearoa have been delivering recognised qualifications to meet the needs of school leavers, business professionals, empty-nest mums and dads, indigenous academics and kaumātua.

Certificates, diplomas, degrees and a masters degree, they do it all. And they do it with commitment, aroha, and all the support you might need along the way. Culturally rich and inclusive, they believe that what's good for Māori is good for the world, and they'd love for you to come and experience that.

Their kaiako (tutors) are passionate, experienced, and go above and beyond. Their learning spaces are well-resourced. And the amount of support they have on offer is really impressive.

Te Wānanga o Aotearoa also have sites in 80 towns and cities around the country where you can upskill, get started on a learning journey, or have a second chance at education.

So come on, check them out. They'd love you to be part of their whānau.

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