Heke Kawa Oranga

Te Wananga o Raukawa

Subject area

Human Movement and Sports Science


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Entry requirements

The Heke Kawa Oranga encourages expressions of interest from people with an interest in one or more of the following areas: Maori Health Promotion, Maori Performance and Participation in Sport, Maori Performance and Participation in Exercise.

Applicants should:
- Demonstrate an ability to communicate clearly and effectively in both te reo Maori and English.
- Have a desire to make a positive contribution to Maori wellbeing, specifically within the key areas of Maori health promotion and Maori performance and participation in sport and exercise.
- Be committed to expressing kaupapa and embracing te reo and matauranga Maori as vehicles for Maori lifestyle advancement.
- Be prepared to engage in personalised Kawa Oranga, with an emphasis on regular physical activity, optimal nutrition and positive lifestyle modification strategies.
- Have a strong level of support from whanau or work colleagues for the duration of study within the Poutuarongo Kawa Oranga degree.
- Be aged 17 years old or over.

If applicable, have existing qualifications or suitable experience in either sport, exercise, nutrition, Maori health or other similar areas.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

Graduates will have the skills and understanding needed to progress on a professional level within the areas of Maori health; Maori performance and participation in sport, Maori performance and participation in exercise.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Other Health at this level can earn:


Median earnings one year after study


Median earnings two years after study


Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

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Employment rate two years after study

Data as at November 2022

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 926 2642
Phone: (6) 364 9011
Fax: (6) 364 9013
Email: tetomonga@twor-otaki.ac.nz
Web: http://www.wananga.com

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