May 9, 2021

Maori News & Indigenous Views

Tuia Te Ako 2010: Bringing Together Teaching and Learning, 12-13 August

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Tuia Te Ako 2010 – Ako Aotearoas inaugural national hui will gather together up to 300 Maori tertiary whanau from across the tertiary education sector at Pipitea Marae in Wellington on 12-13 August.

The two-day hui will provide teachers and learners involved in Maori tertiary education the opportunity to discuss current issues for Maori learners, and strengthen their links across the Maori tertiary community. The hui will promote leadership in the sector, and work to align Maori tertiary education with Maori, Iwi, Hapu and Whanau advancement and aspirations.

  • Register Now If you are interested in attending but have not yet registered – go to to complete the registration form. The fee for the entire hui is $75 +gst.

Ako Aotearoa is honoured to have Hon Steven Joyce, Minister of Tertiary Education and Te Ururoa Flavell, Maori Party Member of Parliament for Waiariki, to provide the opening address for Day 1 and Day 2 of the hui, respectively.

We are also delighted to have four keynote presenters who are very prominent in the tertiary sector – Sir Professor Mason Durie (Ngati Kauwhata, Ngati Raukawa, Rangitane) Massey University; Professor Linda Smith (Ngati Awa, Ngati Porou) The University of Auckland; Emeritus Professor Whatarangi Winiata (Ngati Raukawa) Te Wananga o Raukawa; and Hana ORegan (Kai Tahu) – Christchurch Polytechnic Institute of Technology.

Dont miss out on this opportunity to contribute to the future of Maori tertiary education.

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