Project Details

A year-long project using an Oceanic methodology to investigate Māori and Pasifika student success and retention. A collaboration between University of Auckland and UNITEC.

Aims: 

The primary aim of the project is to examine existing practices and develop innovative ways to advance the success of Māori and Pasifika students in higher education.

Methodology: 

The project will use an Oceanic methodology (also called the Vaka methodology), a methodology that prioritises and values indigenous knowledge. It will also support research fellows to regularly come together to share ideas and resources and gain knowledge from other ‘navigators’.

Team

the university of auckland

Dr Ema Wolfgramm-Foliaki

Co-principal investigator

University of Auckland
the university of auckland

Dr Hinekura Smith

Co-principal investigator

University of Auckland
unitec

Rihi Te Nana

Project lead

UNITEC

Status

In progress

Funding

$300,000.00 (excl GST)

$150,000.00 National Project Fund
$150,000.00 University of Auckland

Key Findings

Key Recommendations