Poutāhū Ahunga Tikanga (PtAT)

Te Wananga o Raukawa

Subject area

Law not elsewhere classified

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Entry requirements

Applicants must be minimum age 17 years.Candidates must be able to satisfy the Director of Graduate studies that they have the background which is appropriate for the successful undertaking of graduate studies of the Post Graduate Diploma in Māori

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

This qualification is intended for those who wish to contribute to Māori organisations and other organisations where iwi and hapū development is paramount; engage in collaborative strategic planning and decision making which is informed by kaupapa and tikanga.

The purpose of the programme is to provide whānau, hapū, iwi and associated organisations with graduates who are able to assist in the planning of iwi and hapū development, and actively give expression to kaupapa and the application of associated tikanga Māori.

Graduates will be bilingual researchers who have the capacity to be independent thinkers and practitioners of whakatupu mātauranga using kaupapa and tikanga to guide hapū and iwi local and national affairs. They will be strategic thinkers who explore the development of whānau, hapū and iwi with theoretical knowledge in Māori Laws and Philosophy that enhances the puna mātauranga of their own iwi and hapū.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Law 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

Employment rate two years after study


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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