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UC Māori events

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25 October 2023

Get hyped for a year packed with electrifying events tailored just for you!  Stay tuned on Facebook, Instagram and our newsletter for the latest updates. Let's make this year unforgettable, together!


Nau mai, tauti mai ki Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha. 

Eke Panuku | UC Māori Orientation


Eke Panuku is an event where you can come and meet the UC Māori team and learn more about how we can help you settle into university life and support you as you jump into the waka of tertiary study.


Take this opportunity to connect with our Māori student advisors (Kaiurungi) and the many support services at UC.


Keep an eye out for next years Eke Panuku dates!

Thank you to all those who attended this year’s Eke Panuku in February.



Eke Tangaroa | Celebration for Māori graduates and graduands

Eke Tangaroa Celebration - April 2024


UC Māori are pleased to announce details about the upcoming Eke Tangaroa ceremony, which will be held on Friday 12th April starting at 10.30 am

Please click HERE to complete the registration form by no later than Tuesday 2nd April (Due to factors such as catering, any registrations received after this date will not be accepted).


Please note: registering to attend Eke Tangaroa is not confirmation that your qualification(s) is/are completed.  If you have any questions regarding the completion of your tertiary studies, we strongly encourage you to contact the university’s Graduation Tīma directly:


We will be emailing you all further information about Eke Tangaroa in the coming weeks’, but for now, here are some important event details:  

Arrival Requirements

We kindly ask that graduates arrive at by no later than 10.15 am This will allow us time to go over the presentation process; and ensure that we are ready for the powhiri at 10.30 am.


Graduation Booklet

Graduation booklets containing the names of all those graduates attending Eke Tangaroa will be available at the ceremony. It is important that you provide us with the correct details upon registering i.e. your name and iwi (the information that you provide us with will be printed in the booklets). 


·                     Submit your Eke Tangaroa registration form by no later than Tuesday 2nd April.

·                     Arrive no later than 10.15 am at the venue, for proceedings to start at 10.30am.

·                     If for some reason, you are unable to attend Eke Tangaroa, please kindly let us know. 

·                     Enjoy this moment and be proud of your tertiary study accomplishments! We are looking forward to seeing you all walk across the Eke Tangaroa stage!

If you have any questions about this event, please feel free to contact us:

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