Regular events are held throughout the year for our Māori and Pacific students.

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Pūkenga Pūtaiao - Science Skills

Te Fale Pouāwhina: Māori and Pacific students

Te Fale Pouāwhina focuses on academic skills development at undergraduate and postgraduate level. The learning advisors work with a range of Māori and Pacific services across the University and will support you with face-to-face learning opportunities, workshops, study groups and wānanga/fono advisory sessions.

Visit Te Fale Pouāwhina.

Māori Pasifika Employability Programme

The Māori Pasifika Employability Programme provides you with the opportunity to utilise their expertise to support you through the key skills needed in your curriculum area, and information about how to prepare for the workforce.

Visit Career Development and Employability Services.

Tuākana CoMPaSs

Tuākana CoMPaSs is an orientation event for all first year Tuākana students studying Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics and Statistics.

  • Meet people who you can connect with throughout your time at University
  • Receive information about how to successfully structure your degree programme
  • Receive free course books
  • Listen to inspirational guest speakers

CoMPaSs provides a supportive introduction to life at University. Family and supporters are welcome to join you for this informal and informative session.

For more information about Tuākana CoMPaSs please contact:

Faculty of Science, Kaiārahi

Jason Tutara
Phone: +64 9 923 7253