Te Ara Waihiko

Access. Opportunity. Experience. Community

Te Ara Waihiko

to increase and enhance Māori connection to the digital world

About The story of Waihiko

Pūrākau provide a framework for how we might engage with the different elements in our taiao, how they behave and how we can interact with each other. The story of Waihiko aims to provide a narrative that affirms a Māori perspective of our connection to the digital, technological realm and spark thinking around our ability and capacity to engage in this space, to utilise devices and technology for the betterment of future generations.

Who is this for Why Waihiko

Te Ara Waihiko is for Māori interested in a digital technology or creative career – no matter what stage of life you are in, what your current skill set or qualifications are. We connect you to industry partners to help you build your digital legacy and support you with career advice, job seeker assistance, funding, networking and more along the way.

Champions Māori in the industry

Check out some of the biggest digital tech and creative movers and shakers smashing it in the industry. Watch this space to hear about how they got into what they’re doing, what their aspirations are for their sector and why the digital technology sector need more Māori. 

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Potaua Biasiny-tule

Digital Natives Academy

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Kendall Flutey (Ngāi Tahu)

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Nikora Ngaropo( Te Rarawa, Tuhoe, Ngāti Porou)

Young Animators

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Hori Te Ariki Mataki (Te Whānau-a-Apanui, Ngāti Porou, Ngāi Tahu)

Ariki Creative

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Kaye-Maree Dunn(Te Rarawa, Ngā Puhi, Ngāti Mahanga)


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