Māori Media Studies

Māori Media Studies is about various forms of Māori media.

These media include Māori art, kapa haka, Māori film-making, the Treaty of Waitangi, oral traditions, as well as journalism and Māori Television.

Studying in this area involves learning to recognise the themes and ideas presented in these various media.

This includes appreciating their historical, social and cultural contexts and significance.

NZ university majors related to this area

Though in the same subject area, they may be very different.

Examples of career opportunities

Most entail additional learning (lifelong learning!).

  • Māori media commentator
  • Māori Television worker
  • Media critic
  • Film critic
  • Media commentator
  • Reviewer
  • Broadcaster
  • Writer
  • Journalist
  • Screenwriter
  • Playwright
  • Corporate communications manager
  • Media advisor
  • Film and media studies teacher
  • Academic

Income and employment prospects


126% of national
median earnings


Further study
Other or unknown

Figures based on young domestic graduates 5 years after graduation. Source: Ministry of Education.

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