Te Puawai

    Course details

    • Code: MAOR.5010
    • Fee: $716*
    • Level: 5
    • Credits: 15
    • EFTS: 0.125
    • Subject: Maori Studies
Study optionsFull-time, Part-time
Time in class72 (approximate total hours)
Offered (indicative)Semester 1, Semester 2
LocationRotorua (Mokoia), Tokoroa, Whakatane

Course Aim

The aim of this course is to introduce students to aspects of te ao Māori including te reo Māori, waiata, andMāori society. The course will also introduce the history of and contemporary issues related to the Treatyof Waitangi.

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  1. pronounce Māori words accurately, develop a usable vocabulary and construct simple sentence structures, employing common kiwaha (phrases) and whakatauki/whakatauaki, (proverbs);
  2. understand the history and content of waiata and perform these in appropriate contexts;
  3. understand and relate the Māori origins of the world and world-view, and demonstrate knowledge of Māori Social organisation past and present; and
  4. relate the origins and history of the Treaty of Waitangi, and analyse its impact on Māori and modern New Zealand society.

*Course cost/fee: Indicative standard fee for New Zealand residents only. Fees for non-New Zealand residents will vary, visit the Programmes and Tuition Fees for International Students information page.

*Course cost/fee last updated 13-Dec-2016

Page last updated: 01 Sep 2017