Heke Puna Maumahara

Diploma in Information Management

Puna Maumahara develops bilingual and bicultural managers of Māori information resources in both Māori and non-Māori organisations.  Design, implement and manage information systems to suit whakapapa based roopū, other Māori groups and organisations.

The Heke Puna Maumahara is a one year introductory course into the foundations of mātauranga Māori and information management.  You will also conduct a study on your marae and build te reo Māori skills, including mihimihi, waiata and karakia.

Upon completion of the Heke Puna Maumahara, you can continue to study years two and three of the Poutuarongo Puna Maumahara degree.

Heke Puna Maumahara

Diploma in Information Management

Code: HPM
1 year
Level: NZQA Level 5
Delivery: Residential seminars, self directed learning and online delivery
Mode: Bilingual (Māori/English)
Next Intake: Huringa 1 (March)
Entry Requirements: Minimum age of 17 years. Regular internet access, email address and computer, laptop, tablet or other suitable mobile device is required.
Tuition Fees: $3,477 (approximately)



  • Year One

    PPM101 Mātauranga Māori & Puna Maumahara
    PPM102 Te Mau o Te Rorohiko I
    PPM103 Tikanga o Te Pupuri Pārongo I
    PPM104 Ngā Taonga Tuku Iho I


    ART101 Private Study of One Marae
    ART102 Private Study of Iwi History
    ART103 Interviews with Two Kaumātua


    REO101W or REO101M Akoranga ā-wiki (Weekly Reo Classes) or Te Ako Mai i Tawhiti (Distance Learning)
    REO102H Hui Rumaki Reo Hui 1
    REO103H Hui Rumaki Reo Hui 2

After Graduation

Ka puta te ihu

  • Exhibition Technician
  • Library Assistant
  • Information Management Advisor