Major study into the health and well-being of Māori War Veterans underway
Major study into the health and well-being of Māori War Veterans underway
Major study into the health and well-being of Māori War Veterans underway
Published date : Mon, 18 November 2019 03:33 PM

A collaboration between Te Parairoa A Tumatauenga Company Limited and Te Whare Wananga o Awanuiārangi will explore the health and well-being perspectives of Māori War Veterans.

Funded through a Health Research Council grant, the investigation aims to better understand the wide range of health concerns experienced by Māori Veterans across various theatres of war and the strategies used by them to maintain their well-being during times of conflict, and when returning home.

Ten finalists announced for NZ’s Tertiary Teaching Excellence Awards
Ten finalists announced for NZ’s Tertiary Teaching Excellence Awards
Ten finalists announced for NZ’s Tertiary Teaching Excellence Awards
Published date : Thu, 10 October 2019 12:02 PM

The ten tertiary teachers finding success in New Zealand’s Tertiary Teaching Excellence Awards for 2019 have been announced including Te Whare Wānanga o Awanuiārangi Academic, Associate Professor Mera Penehira, of the School of Indigenous Graduate Studies.

The finalists will celebrate at parliament on the 30th of October, with guests from across the tertiary sector, at a ceremony hosted by Hon Chris Hipkins, Minister of Education.Kaupapa Māori category awards have been awarded to two outstanding teachers this year; Dr Ngarino Ellis from The University of Auckland, who is the only Māori art historian teaching in a New Zealand university, and Associate Professor Mera Penehira, a Kaupapa Māori teacher from Te Whare Wānanga o Awanuiārangi.

Rongoā Māori scholars to study traditional health system in India
Rongoā Māori scholars to study traditional health system in India
Rongoā Māori scholars to study traditional health system in India
Published date : Wed, 09 October 2019 04:19 PM

A multi-disciplinary team of senior scholars, practitioners and members of the community will undertake a six-week indigenous health and entrepreneurship scholarship programme in India, supported by the Prime Minister’s Scholarships for Asia.

Based in the foothills of the Western Ghats in Tamil Nadu, Southern India, the inaugural scholarship programme will focus on Ayurveda, a traditional Indian system of science, health and medicine. It aims to advance scholarship and research in Māori and indigenous health, wellbeing and knowledge, and give rise to insights that will support the resurgence of Rongoā Māori in New Zealand.The Rongoā Māori and Ayurveda scholarship programme is a collaboration between Te Whare Wānanga o Awanuiārangi, the Giles Brooker Academy, the Arya Vaidya Pharmacy Training Academy, and the Prime Minister’s Scholarships for Asia programme.

Queenstown Resort College offer Tourism Programme at Te Whare Wānanga o Awanuiārangi
Queenstown Resort College offer Tourism Programme at Te Whare Wānanga o Awanuiārangi
Queenstown Resort College offer Tourism Programme
Published date : Fri, 20 September 2019 12:00 PM

Te Whare Wānanga o Awanuiārangi and Queenstown Resort College (QRC) have the pleasure of announcing a formal Memorandum of Understanding (MOU).  From February 2020, QRC will be delivering a Level 4 Certificate in Tourism Operations from Te Whare Wānanga o Awanuiārangi in Whakatāne.

Community backs live-in total-immersion Reo Māori strategy
Community backs live-in total-immersion Reo Māori strategy
Community backs live-in total-immersion Reo Māori strategy
Published date : Thu, 05 September 2019 12:55 PM

Four Māori language students will be immersed for three months in a groundbreaking full-time live-in programme in the Eastern Bay of Plenty. The initiative includes not only formal teaching and learning, but, significantly, the involvement of the local community.

Te Reo Māori lessons for health staff
Te Reo Māori lessons for health staff
Te Reo Māori lessons for health staff
Published date : Mon, 26 August 2019 12:05 PM

The joint initiative between BOPDHB, Te Rūnanga Hauora Māori o Te Moana ā Toi and Te Whare Wānanga o Awanuiārangi was officially launched at Whakatāne Hospital earlier this week. About 400 staff have expressed interest in learning te reo and tikanga Māori since the opportunity was raised earlier this year.

Governor-General experiences unique educational elements
Governor-General experiences unique educational elements
Governor-General experiences unique educational elements
Published date : Thu, 25 July 2019 11:05 AM

The joy of connecting to learning through Mātauranga Māori was a focus of a visit by the Governor-General, The Rt Hon Dame Patsy Reddy, to Te Whare Wānanga o Awanuiārangi last week.

Governor-General focuses on hi-tech learning
Governor-General focuses on hi-tech learning
Governor-General focuses on hi-tech learning
Published date : Thu, 18 July 2019 11:05 AM

State-of-the-art technology in Māori education will be showcased when the Governor- General visits tertiary provider Te Whare Wānanga o Awanuiārangi in Whakatāne next week.

Ahomiro whānau makes history
Ahomiro whānau makes history
Ahomiro whānau makes history
Published date : Mon, 27 May 2019 03:12 PM

It’s a day Henare (Hori) Ahomiro will never forget. A milestone, not only for Hori and his family, but a celebrated first also for Te Whare Wānanga o Awanuiārangi, from which he graduated with a Master of Indigenous Studies – because graduating alongside him in March 2019 were daughters Kirimatao, with a Master of Māori Studies, and Ruahuihui, with a Doctor of Philosophy.

Graduates urged to drive change
Graduates urged to drive change
Awanuiārangi graduates urged to drive change
Published date : Tue, 02 April 2019 12:00 PM

Celebrate culture, celebrate difference, celebrate diversity, celebrate resilience – and use your education to make change happen. This was the message from speaker after speaker as Te Whare Wānanga o Awanuiārangi marked the graduation of more than 3,000 students on the day of the national remembrance service for victims of the Christchurch mosque attacks.

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