Aotahi: School of Māori and Indigenous Studies

Kei aku nui, kei aku rahi, tēnā koutou katoa.

Whakatau mai ki Aotahi: Te Kura Māori ki te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha. Nei rā te mihi e rere atu nei ki a koutou, ngā akonga katoa. Ko tā mātou mahi ko te akiaki, te tautoko i a koutou i roto i ā koutou mahi. Nō reira, okea ururoatia, kia tae atu koutou ki te taumata tiketike. Nō reira tēnā rawa atu koutou katoa.

Welcome to Aotahi: School of Māori and Indigenous Studies at the University of Canterbury. We extend our greetings to you all. We are here to encourage and support you while you are here. Therefore, strive to achieve, so that you can ascend the uppermost summit. Welcome.

UC Chancellor speaks at WWI memorial rededication

17 December 2015 The UC Chancellor has witnessed the rededication of a WWI Memorial Window, recalling its great historical and emotional resonance for the University. (read article)

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Semester Two Courses

Enrolments are open for semester two courses. Aotahi offer courses in the Te Reo Māori programme and the Māori and Indigenous Studies programme.

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Aotahi - School Handbook 2015

Contains information about staff, courses, summer courses, postgrad study and much more.

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‘The BA in Te Reo Māori is not just for Māori people...’

Yoshi Holmes BA(Hons) in Māori
Japanese Language Programme Leader, CPIT
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Announcements and Events

Aotahi Summer Research Scholarships Confirmed

18 September 2015: Aotahi are delighted to have had six projects confirmed for the Summer Research Scholarship. Two of the projects will directly support curriculum rejuvenation, collaboration and internationalisation initiatives within the School, with one focused on exploring the evolving role of Tertiary institutions in te reo Māori provision and the other exploring the future trajectory of Māori and Indigenous studies as a discipline. Read more...