Māori & Pasifika Cultural Support

Nau mai haere mai. Here at Tai Poutini Polytechnic we have a variety of cultural, spiritual and educational support services for our Māori tauira to help you achieve within your academic studies, and within your community.

Maori Support

Nau mai, haere mai ki te Kuratini o Te Tai Poutini

Enrolling in tertiary education is a major stepping stone to your chosen career and it is important you study in a supportive and culturally friendly environment.

We can help you with

  • Scholarship and grant applications
  • Hapū, Iwi and community contacts/links
  • Study and learning support
  • Mentoring/welfare support

“Nāku te rourou, nāu te rourou ka ora ai te iwi”
“With your basket and my basket the people will be fed”

Get in touch with our team and gain the academic, cultural and social support you need, and access a range of services, resources and facilities.

Maori Carving

He Whakaruruhau

This space is holds a Māori atmosphere and essence becoming an open learning area similar to a wharenui on a marae. A place where our whānau can be sheltered, supported and a space to learn Te Ao Māori, traditional values and celebrates Māori. 

Start making connections

Connect with our Te Kaiwhakahaere o Mātauranga Māori - David Mason