Te Ara Hou Te Ahikaroa

University of Waikato

Subject area

Te Mātauranga Māori me te Whakangungu (Māori Education)

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Entry requirements

Bachelors degree or equivalent, evidence of te reo Maori competency and a selection process.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

TA is a one-year programme designed to develop graduates who prepare for teaching principally in Maori Medium settings. Graduates will be exemplary models of Maori Medium education grounded in who they are and highly competent te reo Maori educators who can apply and transform the theories, principles, pedagogies, philosophies, values and content of marautanga Maori into professional experiences relevant to their communities now and in the future. TA enables graduates to be certificated as a kaiako in Aotearoa New Zealand through Matatu Aotearoa.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Teacher Education 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 924 528
Phone: (07) 838 4448
Fax: (07) 838 4253
Email: recruitment@waikato.ac.nz
Web: http://www.waikato.ac.nz

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