Upcoming Events.

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O'Week 2021

We’re ready to welcome you back to uni for 2021! 

  • Monday 22nd: You can find us on Forbes Lawn from 10.30am as part of Clubs Market Day

  • Tuesday 23rd: Scope out Forbes Lawn from 12.30pm for free ice blocks

  • Wednesday 24th: We’ll have drinks to hand out on Forbes Lawn alongside LUSA’s free kai from 12.30pm

  • Thursday 25th: More free kai with donuts on Forbes Lawn from 12.30pm

  • Friday 26th: Come and have bagels with us in Te Whare Whakakotahi from 12.30pm


At this stage, all events are scheduled to go ahead, but if anything changes due to a change in alert levels, we will be sure to update you! 

Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori 2021

We are still planning for Te Wiki but based on previous years we want to hold a movie night, quiz night and… a lot of kai! Keep an eye out for more info as we finalise plans.

Past Events:

Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori 2020

We all know 2020 was a turbulent year, to say the least, so we were grateful to be able to hold any events at all for Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori. We had another Quiz Night, and used the new spaces in Grounded to host a movie night. As usual, there was also plenty of kai, our AGM, and we went out for tenpin bowling with some tauira.


Adrenaline Forest 2020

In Semester 1, we took 10 tauira to Adrenaline Forest in Bottle Lake Forest for a fun afternoon of high ropes courses. We had a great time and can’t wait to organise another trip to Adrenaline Forest in 2021.

Kaiārahi Hui — Rotorua 2020

Kaiārahi hui happen four times a year and are another opportunity for Māori Students’ Associations to get together for hui, workshops and socialising. In late November 2020 we were hosted in Rotorua where we had workshops on maramataka, dancing, governance and local Māori history. Our Exec members had a great time and are excited to continue the whakawhanaungatanga at hui in 2021.


Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori 2019

In 2019 we went BIG for Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori!  Quiz night saw us giveaway hundreds of dollars in prizes and we loved having students come stay the night in Te Whare Whakakotahi for dinner and a movie. We also held our AGM and (probably everyone’s favourite) doled up mountains of fried bread.

Huinga Tauira 2019

Huinga Tauira is the AGM for Te Mana Ākonga where members of Māori Students’ Associations get together from around the motu to share ideas, learn from one another and have FUN. While only Exec members tend to go to the Kaiārahi hui, for Huinga Tauira we often take other students with us, to show how Māori student governance can work and meet other tauira. In 2019, Huinga Tauira was held in Ōtepoti/Dunedin, where Te Roopū Māori put on an incredible schedule of sports, games, workshops and social events for tauira. Nga mihi nui to them for all the mahi that went into an incredible trip.