The Māori Centre Te Huka Mātauraka—your "Whānau on Campus"—provides wide-ranging support for students of iwi descent, including academic, cultural support, and social development from pre-enrolment through to graduation with a kaupapa Māori focus.
The Māori Centre offers
- Advice and counselling
- A hui space
- Assistance with scholarship/grant applications
- Community support for Locals (first-year students living outside residential colleges)
- Events such as Turaka Hou/Māori Orientation
- Mentoring programmes
- Tutorials and peer study support
The Māori Centre is there to help Māori students participate and succeed at Otago.
Māori Centre events
The Māori Centre Pānui page lists news and events happening throughout the year, including Turaka Hou (Māori Orientation) and the Māori Pre-Graduation Ceremonies.