We have a range of certificate, diploma, degree and postgraduate programmes for you to choose from, each with a distinctive Māori knowledge focus. 


Te Reo Māori and Hapū & Iwi Studies papers are incorporated into every course to help you become fluent in Te Reo and learn more about yourself, your whakapapa, your hapū and your iwi. 


Courses are available at the main Ōtaki campus and a number of Marae Based Studies (MBS) sites around Aotearoa, New Zealand.


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Te Reo Māori
Now is the time to take your reo to the next level. No matter where you are at, from learner to master, we have the perfect course for you. 


Iwi & Hāpu Studies

Research and explore the whakapapa, kōrero, waiata and identity of your own whānau, hapū and iwi. Iwi and Hapū Studies papers are a feature of all Te Wānanga o Raukawa programmes.


Toiora Whānau
(Whānau Wellness)

Improve the social wellbeing of whānau, hapū and iwi with a Social Workers Registration Board accredited qualification.


Mātauranga Māori

Explore traditional Māori knowledge as our tupuna knew it, as we understand it today and how it might be applied tomorrow. Future pathways for graduates are also offered at Te Wānanga O Raukawa.


Ahunga Tikanga
(Māori Laws and Philosophy)
Explore the presence of tikanga as a highly succesful and self-contained system of law in pre-Pākehā Aotearoa.


Kaitiakitanga Pūtaiao
(Environmental Management)
Equip yourself with the skills and knowledge needed to help your people protect, preserve and enhance the mauri of the natural environment.


(Teaching and Education)
Become a teacher of Te Reo and play a vital role in the revival of our language. Early childhood and postgraduate programmes available.


Toi Whakarākai
(Māori Design & Art)
Turn your creative talent into a career as you explore Māori design and artistic concepts through carving, weaving and painting.


Whare Tapere
(Literary Performing Arts)
Become an experienced exponent of kapa haka and gain a working knowledge of te reo, composition, choreography and production.


(Animation & Graphic Design)
Study towards a career in graphics, multimedia and animation from a uniquely Māori perspective.


Kawa Oranga
(Health Promotion, Sport & Exercise)

Study health promotion and Māori sport science at the award winning Ngā Purapura sport and fitness facility.


Rongoā Māori
(Māori Holistic Wellbeing)
Start your journey to become a qualified exponent of Māori healing and enhance the knowledge of rongoā in your whānau, hapū and iwi. 


Toko Mana me Whakahaere (Administration & Management)
Study to become a bilingual and bicultural business management and administration specialist.


Puna Maumahara
(Information Management)
Qualify to design, implement and manage information systems for businesses, trusts and other organisations.