Tēnā koutou, tēnā koutou, tēnā koutou katoa.

Ngā mihi mahana ki a koutou Ō Ngā Hau
E Wha.

A warm welcome to all Māori students from all waka, iwi and whanau from Te Waka Ō Ngā Ākonga Māori (TWONAM), Māori Students Association of Massey University, Albany Campus.

Te Waka Ō Ngā Ākonga Māori encourages Māori students to utilise the Whare for mahi and study. Equally important is maintaining the mana and Tino Rangatiratanga of Māori students ensuring a learning environment for students academic, cultural and spiritual needs.

Te Waka Ō Ngā Ākonga Māori shall exist to enhance and create on-going growth of things Māori, for Māori, by Māori - at all times embracing and above all acknowledging Māoritanga and adhering to Te Tiriti Ō Waitangi in decision making processes.

  • Promote Te Reo Māori and Tikanga Māori.
  • Protect and project the Mana and Tino Rangatiratanga of Māori Students.
  • Actively encourage Māori to attend university.
  • Promote and facilitate the academic achievement of Māori Students.
  • Provide a focus for Māori student activities.
  • Provide a support group for Māori students.
  • Liase where practicable with other Māori groups and organisations.
  • "Ko te manu e kai ana i te miro nōna te ngahere
  • Ko te manu e kai ana i te mātauranga nōna te Ao".

"The forest belongs to those who partake of the miro, the world belongs to those who partake of knowledge."

  • 5 Study rooms - Computer and whiteboard in each
  • Network Printer
  • Lounge and mahi tables
  • Kitchen facilities 

Student Study Space & Administration
Building 100
Oteha Rohe Precinct
Gate 5, Oaklands Road
Albany Highway

Te Waka Ō Ngā Ākonga Māori Inc.
Private Bag 102904
Northshore Mail Centre

Ph: 09 414 0800 ext 43469
or  09 213 6469
acebook: Te Waka Albany


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