Wai Ora (Level 4)

Te Whare Wananga o Awanuiarangi

Subject area

Environmental Studies not elsewhere classified


Check out Fees Free to see whether you are eligible for a year of fees-free study or two years industry training. Contact your provider to confirm your study options meet the criteria.

Entry requirements

Health and safety regulations must be adhered to according to the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

This qualification underpinned by mātauranga Māori is intended to provide the graduate with broad theoretical, technical, practical knowledge and skills, to equip tauira with information and tools, and to enhance their rights as kaitiaki of their natural interests and resources.

The purpose of this qualification is to provide whānau, hapū and iwi, with graduates who are able to understand and apply sustainability practices to coastal and freshwater bodies based on mātauranga Māori within local environments.

Marae, whānau, hapū and iwi will benefit from having graduates who have skills and knowledge in mātauranga Māori and contemporary science to care for, develop, sustain, enhance and manage their own environment to support and guide current and future generations.

Graduates will further be able to utilise their skills and knowledge to provide broad strategies to protect and manage freshwater and marine bodies for the benefit of their own marae, whānau, hapū and iwi.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Environmental Studies 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

Not Available

Employment rate two years after study

Not Available

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Transpower Rural Communities Trust Tertiary Grant

Provided by:

Rural Communities Trust




So far, almost 1,000 grants have been approved, totaling well over $600,000.

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Ballance Agri-Nutrients Scholarship

Provided by:

Ballance Agri-Nutrients Ltd - HR Assistant




$4000 per annum

Read more

This information comes from Generosity New Zealand. For more scholarships, search their givME database (formerly called BreakOut) via your college, university or local library website.

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Phone: (07) 307 1467
Fax: (7) 3071475
Email: wiremu.doherty@wananga.ac.nz
Web: http://www.wananga.ac.nz

Please contact the provider for details of where this qualification is offered.

The MyQ data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on responses to the MyQ survey provided by recent graduates of this qualification.

NZQA supplies all other information based on material from the provider.

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