Māori Centre - Te Huka Mātauraka
Tēnei rā te mihi atu ki a koe, otirā, ki a koutou katoa kua tae mai ki tēnei wāhanga o te ipurangi kimi kōrero ai mō ngā mahi e haria ana i Te Whare Wānanga o Otāgo. Nō reira,nau mai, haere mai . Kia kaha mai ki te kimi i ngā whakamārama mō ngā akoranga e pīrangi ana koe. Ko tō mātou hiahia kei tō mātou nei Whare Wānanga ngā akoranga e hāngai ana ki tāu e hiahia ai.
The Māori Centre is a support service for all students of iwi descent. The Centre aims to encourage Iwi Māori to participate and succeed in tertiary education. The Centre offers support for academic, cultural and social needs from pre-enrolment through to graduation and operates from a kaupapa Māori base (Māori philosophy) and provides services such as:
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The Māori Centre will also give you the opportunity to meet other Māori students and whanaunga studying at Otago.
Te Roopu is the Māori Student Association at The University of Otago. As the Māori Student Association on campus we represent all Māori Students. Te Roopu Māori is the parallel student association to (OUSA) Otago University Students Association).
For further information about Te Roopu Māori contact
Tumuaki - President
Tel 03 479 8563
Māori Student Support Officers - Kaiāwhina Māori
Māori Student Support Officer (Otago Business School) - Kaiārahi Māori
Corey Bragg (part-time)
Corey is passionate about supporting Māori aspirations and contributing to the success and wellbeing of Māori. He works at the Otago Business School to support the needs of both students and staff, and connecting with Māori business networks.
Tel 64 3 479 5432
Māori Student Support Officer (Otago Business School) - Kaiāwhina Māori
Lisa Pohatu (part-time)
Lisa’s provides support to students especially as they start their study. She also works with the new Māori student group which has some exciting ideas to become a relevant network for Māori students in the School.
Tel 64 3 479 5342
Māori Student Support Officer (Division of Humanities) - Kaiāwhina Māori
Tēnā koutou katoa
My name is Ana Rangi and I am the Kaiāwhina Māori - Māori Student Support Officer in the Humanities Division. I am of Ngāti Porou/Ngāti Kahungunu/Whakatōhea/Ngāti Kuia/Ngāti Koata descent, and originally from Christchurch.
I have a BA (Māori/Japanese) from Canterbury University and have also done postgraduate study in Māori Development at Massey University.
I look forward to meeting you and helping where possible.
Tel 64 3 479 8681
Fax 64 3 479 5024
Office: 5C9, 5th Floor, Whare Kete Aronui - Arts Building
95 Albany Street, Dunedin
Kaitautoko Whakamātau (Division of Sciences)
Dr Stephen Scott is the Division's Kaitautoko Whakamātau.
He and Rose Harrison co-ordinate student support initiatives in the departments, and Stephen is available to talk to departments and researchers about increasing the profile of things Māori. Stephen is working with Te Huka Mataurāka and the Student Learning Centre to explore the effectiveness of the way we support Māori students in their first year in the Division of Sciences, and also in Health Sciences.
You can contact Stephen by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Other Roopu on Campus
- Māori Postgraduate Students Association
- Māori Student Support at the School of Business, Division of Commerce
- Māori Support Services - (Division of Sciences)
- Nga Kaiaru Māori - Māori Studies Students Association
- Te Kohanga Māori - Psychology Students Association
- Te Oranga ki Otakou- Māori Medical Students Association
- Te Oranga - Māori Dental Students Association
- Te Whai Putake - Māori Law Students Association
- Zoology - Māori Zoology Students Association