timata koutou ke te takahi i te huarahi o te matauranga. He oranga ngakau
tenei. E tika ana kia mihi atu ki a koutou katoa e nga iwi o te motu nei.
Thinking of extending
your knowledge in Te Ao Putaiao? Tumeke! From issues in genetic modification,
kaitiakitanga over New Zealand's natural resources, training strategies for
future All Blacks or developing microwave hangi ovens -your Maori heritage and
scientific education will provide you with a unique background sought after in
Aotearoa and even world-wide. People such as myself are here to provide the ara
(path) and tautoko (support) to help make your learning experience here at Te
Kunenga ki Purehuroa enjoyable and successful. Will you take up the challenge?
Nau mai, haere mai, e hoa ma!
Kaitautoko (Maori Student Advisory) service has been
established by the College of Sciences to encourage and support Maori students
in whatever way is necessary during their time with Massey University. We aim
to help you achieve your goal(s) here as easily as possible.
The service is aimed at
Maori studying, or intending to study, with the College of Sciences. However,
it is open to all students at the university who may require assistance
in any way. Students from all levels of study use the service for many reasons.
Within the office are
several computers (Window compatiable PC's), a scanner and a printer for
students to use on assignments.
Access to study material
related to College of Science & Maori Studies papers is available.
There is room for
several students to study or work as well as refreshment facilities.
The main support areas
assistance with scholarships & grants. A full database of Maori
Scholarships is available.
Assistance with course
and programme planning.
tuition if appropriate, one-to-one tuition as required and group tuition or
study groups arranged as neccessary
Liason and advocacy.
Assisting with matters between students and staff, lecturers, labs staff,
university issues and vice versa.
Whanau support -
involvement in taurahere groups, health needs, sports contacts, etc.
Anything which is probably not related to the academic area.
Promotion of other
Maori groups within the university such as Manawatahi, Te Putahi a Toi (Maori
Promotion of the
College and its' study programmes to iwi and whanau.
Promotion of other
support services offered by the university e.g. careers.
Kaitautoko office is located in room SCB2.33 (Science Tower B).
Hours are usually 8:30am
Appointments are not
necessary unless you prefer it that way - so call in at any time which suits
Phone: (06) 350 5799 ext
Fax: (06) 350 5620