Te Puna o Te Mātauranga

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About Te Puna o Te Mātauranga

Our Marae complex includes:

  • Te Puna o Te Mātauranga Marae (Whare Hui - Meeting House): Which is available for lessons, lectures, wananga and events.  It is also available for overnight stays (terms and conditions apply).

  • Te Puna o Te Ora (Whare Kai - Dining Room): The Whare Kai can be booked alongside the Whare Hui, or separately.  It is fully equipped to host hui and events.

Student Accommodation

Te Puna o Te Mātauranga Marae is available for domestic regional student accommodation, for overnight stays when travelling students are attending classes. Days available are Monday - Thursday.

To apply for marae accommodation, students should complete the internal booking form, which must be signed by their programme leader. This form should be returned to Martha Poasa, Marae Kaiawhina. Students are encouraged to arrange a visit with the Marae Kaiawhina prior to their stay to learn how to use the marae equipment and to tour the facilities.


Day hire of the marae complex is welcome at any time. However overnight bookings are limited to Friday – Sunday only. No block bookings on weekends. Any other bookings outside of this requires approval from Director Learner Support.

​For bookings please contact Martha Poasa on  09 470 3919 or mpoasa@northtec.ac.nz.


Hirers must note that catering is not provided, should you require corporate catering the NorthTec Apprentice Cafe can provide assistance. Please email Julie Bennett, or phone 09 470 3842.


Should you require a powhiri please contact the NorthTec Kaumatua, Hophepa Rudolph. Powhiri will be held between 9.00am and 4.30pm.


Contact Details

Gate 2
NorthTec Raumanga Campus
51 Raumanga Valley Road

Bookings: maraebookings@northtec.ac.nz

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