Te Wānanga Takiura is a private, Māori, tertiary, teacher training institution that provides a Māori pathway of quality and substance to total immersion, Māori medium tertiary education and a bachelor degree qualification in Kura Kaupapa Māori teaching.
Te reo Māori, tikanga, kawa, wairua and mātauranga Māori are the essential learnings that Te Wānanga embraces to facilitate Māori students into a tertiary education programme that embraces a Māori world view, values and aspirations.
“The emerging educational vision among Māori is the desire for an education that enhances what it means to be Māori, so simple and yet so profound”. Penetito, 2002.
“He kākano koe
I ruia mai i Rangiātea
E kore e ngaro”