Māori Development


The Māori Development specialisation allows you to develop knowledge and expertise highly relevant to business and wealth creation within a Māori kaupapa framework.

Areas of study

Core courses include Māori society, governance and management, legal studies and quantitative analysis.

You can study Māori Development in the following programmes:

What you will learn

Māori Development, offered by the Graduate School of Management, is New Zealand's only university qualification specialising in Maori business. You will explore the:

  • Key elements of matauranga and mohiotanga (Māori world view)
  • Key aspects of tikanga and ritenga (values and customs) appropriate to understanding how Māori society was organised
  • Key themes in Māori history since the encounter with the Pakeha-Western world
  • Development of Māori economic, political and social systems
  • Maori systems and events using Māori conceptual frameworks and world views
  • Pelevance of Māori philosophy and ethics to the contemporary world of business, economics, social policy and politics
  • Place of the Waitangi Tribunal and Māori Land Court in Māori development today.

Career opportunities

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More information

For more information see the Graduate School of Management website: Postgraduate Diploma in Business in Māori Development.