Māori and Pacific at the faculty

MAPAS is a supportive environment that provides admission, academic and pastoral support for Māori and Pacific students who are studying foundation and undergraduate programmes with us.

Find out about Māori and Pacific Admission Scheme and how to apply.

Discover MAPAS

Our commitment to increasing the number of Māori and Pacific health professionals to 10% of the health workforce by the year 2020.

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Everything you need to know about MAPAS scholarship including helpful tips for applying.

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We offer a range of resources, advice and opportunities to support our postgraduate students.

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Hear our students' stories and what they have to say about their MAPAS experience.

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The MAPAS Experience

Our Māori and Pacific Admission Scheme (MAPAS) students’ talk about how MAPAS has supported them in their journey.

MAPAS Interviews

Find out what about what happens in the MAPAS Interviews and what to expect.

Prepare for Success

Find out how the Certificate in Health Sciences helps you to prepare you for success and start you on the road to a rewarding health career.

Whakapiki Ake and You

Whakapiki Ake can help you uncover your future

Whānau role

The role whānau play in supporting our Māori and Pacific Admission Scheme (MAPAS) students