Māori Strategic Framework
He aha? What is it?
Associate Dean Māori
Our Associate Dean Māori, Anaru Eketone, provides Māori academic leadership across the Division and guides and monitors the implementation of the University’s Māori Strategic Framework.
Kaiāwhina for the Division
Our Kaiāwhina Māori supports Māori students within Te Kete Aronui (Humanities).
Our Departmental Kaiāwhina are here to help with any queries or issues you may have.
The Humanities waiata
Listen to the Humanities waiata which was composed by Associate Professor Poia Rewi.
The words of the waiata and two interpretations of the meaning
|Te Wānanga||The University|
|Aronui||The Division of Humanities|
|Ki te tai||The mana whenua|
|Paki mai||(host tribal composition here at East Otago, Te Tai o Arai-i-te-uru)|
|Au kōrero||An amalgamation of knowlege|
|Au wairua||and spirit from the past and present|
|He roma tāngata||forming the alumni|
|Komiti e||of the University of Otago|
|Te Wānanga||The School of Learning|
|Aronui||And the basket referred to as 'Te Kete Aronui', (which contains knowledge to help humanity)|
|Ki te tai||Which focuses|
|Paki mai||on the tides|
|Au kōrero||Bringing information|
|Au wairua||Bringing vitality|
|He roma tāngata||Bringing people|
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