Te Pūtairiki: Māori Law Students' Association
University life can be very daunting at first, and the journey can seem very hard at times, but the upside is that there are multiple support services out there to make your journey a lot smoother.
Run by students for students
Te Pūtairiki is one of those services. Formally established in 1993, Te Pūtairiki is the Māori Law Students' Society on campus. Run entirely by students for students, our main objectives are to foster, promote and nurture the whakawhanaungatanga (togetherness) of our students, to provide support, guidance and pastoral care, and to facilite academic excellence.
We operate according to tikanga Māori, which creates a really welcoming whanau (family) atmosphere. We are lucky enough to have our own office in the Law School, which is a space that we can call our own, and a space where our students can study, receive tutorials, meet with their peers, grab a cup of coffee, have lunch or simply hang out in between classes.
Other support offered to our students include extra tutorials, exam preparation workshops, essay writing workshops and social events which are run throughout the year, and the best thing of all is that membership is FREE.
Te Pūtairiki is a home away from home, and we would love to have you join our whanau.
2017 Club Executive
|Tūmuaki | President
Whakatohea, Ngāti Kahungungu Ki Wairoa
|Apiha Matauranga | Education Officer
|Kaituhituhi | Secretary
|Kaiputea | Treasurer
Ngāti Te Putairiki, Ngati Tumatauenga
|Apiha Whakahoahoa | Social Officer
Zak De Roo
|Panui | Publications & Promotions Officer
Ngāi Tahu, Ngāti Mutunga o Wharekauri, Te Atiawa
Find out more
See our club webpage on the UCSA website for further details.
The Te Pūtairiki Executive meet in Room 106A, Business and Law Building.
Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
c/- School of Law
University of Canterbury
Private Bag 4800