Story: Māori Studies – ngā tari Māori

Tīpene O'Regan and Amster Reedy, 1982

Tīpene O'Regan and Amster Reedy, 1982

Wellington Teachers' College began teaching Polynesian studies from 1963, and New Zealand studies (including Māori studies) from 1968. Tīpene O'Regan (Ngāi Tahu) became senior lecturer in Māori studies in 1972. He was later joined by Amster Reedy (Ngāti Porou). O'Regan (left) and Reedy are seen on the Karori campus of the teachers' college in this 1982 photo.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Evening Post Collection (PAColl-0614)
Reference: EP/1982/1398

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Ranginui Walker, 'Māori Studies – ngā tari Māori - Teachers’ colleges and wānanga', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 17 August 2022)

Story by Ranginui Walker, published 22 Oct 2014