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September 25, 2017

Ngāi Tauira is a rōpu built to represent Māori students here at university. We have a rich history in Te Whanganui a Tara, and are based across the road, next to our marae Te Herenga Waka. Ngāi Tauira runs a variety of events, academic sessions, and study groups to help you with your studies, sports […]

September 11, 2017

Kia Ora e hoa, Ngā mihi mahana kia a koutou ngā tauira, ngā kaipānui o tēnei pukapuka maheni, waihoki ngā kaitautoko o tēnei wiki, Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori! He paku kōrero tēnei hei mōhio ai te katoa ko wai mātou a Ngāi Tauira. Kia koutou, ngā tauira o te Whare Wānanga o Wikitoria, […]

July 24, 2017

The Māori word “takatāpui” means “intimate companion of the same sex.” The word made its first recorded appearance in the 1832 edition of Herbert Williams’ Dictionary of the Māori Language. Resources trace some whakapapa of the word back to Te Arawa and the Wairarapa, for fluid gender and sexuality existed in Te Ao Māori long […]

July 17, 2017

Māori and Pasifika Student Interventions Review The Māori and Pasifika Student Interventions Review is currently underway. The Review Panel has already collected lots of information about a wide range of activities regarding academic and learning support, outreach and pathways, pastoral care, recruitment and liaison, and scholarships that are designed to help Māori and Pasifika student […]

February 26, 2017

Tēnā tātou, nau mai ki tēnei tau hou. I tēnei wā, kua mutu ngā hararei, me te wā ki te noho ki te taha o tō mātou whānau. Heoi anō, kei te hoki mai tātou ngā tauira o te motu, ki te Whare Wānanga o te Ūpoko o te Ika a Māui. Kia ora everyone! […]

May 15, 2016

He aha te whakatinanatanga o te pūtea ki a tātou ngā tauira māori? Nā Te Pō Hawaikirangi Ki tēnā, ki tēnā o tātou he tikanga rereke tā te putea. Ka hoki aku mahara ki taku tau tuatahi i te whare wananga o Wikitoria. Nā, i hunuku au ki te taone nui, ki te taone o […]

April 17, 2016

Geneveine Wilson (Ngāi Tauira Co-President/Tumuaki Takirua) What are your personal goals for Ngāi Tauira (NT)? To promote whakawhānaungatana and be a strong political voice in promoting the use of tikanga and Te Reo. What are you looking forward to the most this year for NT? Educating a new cohort and breeding the next NT generation, […]

March 20, 2016

Inā te huhua o te kai rangatira e horahia nei ki tēnei tēpu kōrero e ngā ringa whero o te maheni nei, tēnā rā koutou. Heoi, mōhio ana tātou ko te tino kai kāre e puta mai i tō waha, ka whakaurua kētia! Ruarua noa iho ngā takatao i roto i te reo Māori kua […]