Māori student career resources

Have you ever wondered about your future career? Where to find information? On this page you'll find a selection of career resources that may help you. 

General information

The University of Auckland Library has a range of resources related to Māori, including a list of relevant databases, Māori Studies Guides, e-journals, e-books and online resources.

See Library resources for Māori students

Both the Mana and Kōkiri Paetae magazines provide Māori news and celebrate Māori achievement.

Eddie Bluegum : Lawyer

Eddie Bluegum spoke about his transition from University to the world of work at the Living and Creating a Dream careers event in September 2012. Here are highlights from his presentation.

Career information

The following websites provide career information for everyone including Māori students:

  • Careers New Zealand:
    Contains comprehensive careers information featuring profiles of people in a variety of training or workplaces. Has a section for Māori. Parts of this site are available in English and te reo Māori.
  • Māori Labour Market Information:
    From the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment, this site contains key information about Māori people, skills and past and current employment trends and opportunities.

Employment information

  • Mahi.co.nz:
    Provides Māori-focused employment opportunities.
  • Māori Pacific jobs
    Opportunities of interest to Māori and Pacific. 
  • TeachNZ:
    Provides information about how Māori can become teachers. Have a look under "personal stories" for more information.
  • Te Puni Kōkiri:
    Offers services and information to assist in the development of Māori businesses.
  • Poutama Māori Business Trust:
    Helps Māori develop, consolidate and improve their businesses.
  • The Ministry of Tourism:
    Has information on funding for Māori tourism business operators from pre-start up to globalised business.