He Tuākana tutoring and mentoring

He Tuākana is a tutorial and mentoring programme for undergraduate and postgraduate Māori and Pacific students at the Business School.

Business school Tuākana students chatting to mentors.

The aim of He Tuākana is to help you succeed by providing activities and workshops to help you develop greater confidence in your studies.

We tautoko your transition to University life through supplementary tutorials for all first-year core courses, assignment workshops and pre-test/exam wānangas.  We also have tutors who can mentor you through your studies.

Click here to join Tuakana canvas page. https://canvas.auckland.ac.nz/courses/54622

You can access He Tuākana tutors for all Stage I core courses. They organise workshops, tutorials and study groups according to your needs. They are also available to help students set up their own study groups. The tutors and mentors understand what you are going through as you make the transition to University life, and they will use their knowledge and experience to help you.

He Tuākana spaces & people

Tuākana tutors' office

The Tuākana tutors' office is in Room 134 on Level 1 of the Sir Owen G Glenn Building. See your tutors during their office hours or arrange a time to meet up with them.

Te Marumaru study space

Room 154 is a designated space for Māori and Pacific students to study. This is also a space for you to meet up with your peers for group work or to help each other with assignments. Located in the Student Centre on level 1.

The He Tuākana whanau

The He Tuākana whanau is made of the Director Dr. Kiri Dell and the He Tuākana Coordinator Genezy ‘Ilolahia.  Our tutors consists of current Business students and they are mentored by our senior tutor Harshil Mistry.Contact Genezy or Harshil with any enquiries.Contact any of the tutors via their Canvas pages for course specific questions.

Genezy ‘Ilolahia – Tuākana Coordinator

Business Student Centre, room 164

g.ilolahia@auckland.ac.nz

Harshil Mistry (BCLB) – Tuākana tutor mentor

Business Student Centre, room 134

hmis504@aucklanduni.ac.nz

Shivali Ben (BCLB) – Business 101 tutor

Business Student Centre, room 134

Canvas page: https://canvas.auckland.ac.nz/courses/54622/pages/business-101

Annabelle Ryan (BCOM) – Business 102 tutor

Business Student Centre, room 134

Canvas page: https://canvas.auckland.ac.nz/courses/54622/pages/business-102

Haisley Bell (BCOM) – COMLAW 101 tutor

Business Student Centre, room 134

Canvas page: https://canvas.auckland.ac.nz/courses/54622/pages/comlaw-101

Alofa So’olefai (BABC) – ECON 151 tutor

Business Student Centre, room 134

Canvas page: https://canvas.auckland.ac.nz/courses/54622/pages/economics-151

Carson Pike-Tavai (BCLB) – ECON 152 tutor

Business Student Centre, room 134

Canvas page: https://canvas.auckland.ac.nz/courses/54622/pages/economics-152

Piru Balaras

Business Student Centre, room 134

Canvas page: https://canvas.auckland.ac.nz/courses/54622/pages/infosys-110

Paraone Luiten-Apirana (BCBE) – ACCTG 101 tutor

Business Student Centre, room 134

Canvas page: https://canvas.auckland.ac.nz/courses/54622/pages/accounting-101

Maletino Mafi (BCOM) – ACCTG 102 tutor

Business Student Centre, room 134

Canvas page: https://canvas.auckland.ac.nz/courses/54622/pages/accounting-102

Alysha Vaigalu (BCLB) – MGMT 211/223 tutor

Business Student Centre, room 134

Canvas page: https://canvas.auckland.ac.nz/courses/54622/pages/management-211-slash-223

Celeste Patutama (BPROP) – Property stage 2 tutor

Business Student Centre, room 134

Canvas page: https://canvas.auckland.ac.nz/courses/54622/pages/property

Whāia te iti kahurangi ki te tūohu koe me he maunga teitei

Seek the treasure you value most dearly: if you bow your head, let it be to a lofty mountain   
https://www.auckland.ac.nz/en/business/study-with-us/maori-and-pacific/support-staff.html

Ella Lyon – Māori Student Academic Advisor

Business Student Centre, room 164

ella.lyon@auckland.ac.nz

Lisa Filitonga – Pasifika Student Academic Advisor

Business Student Centre, room 164

l.filitonga@auckland.ac.nz

Willie Uili – Māori & Pasifika Student Careers Advisor

Business Student Centre, room 134

w.uili@auckland.ac.nz

“Kare a mango e tuck i tana kai e mate uatu”

the shark does not give up its food.

Business Student Centre

Course guidance

For in person, phone or email help with your course choice, you can contact the Business School Students' Centre.

Business Student Centre
Phone: +64 9 923 7186
Freephone: 0800 61 62 63 (within New Zealand only)
Fax: +64 9 373 7019
Email: comenquiry@auckland.ac.nz
Open: Undergraduate enquiries: 8.30am to 5pm
                 Postgraduate enquiries: 9am to 4pm