Qualification: Te Pōkaitahi Tikanga (Rongoā) Kaupae 4 - Certificate in Rongoā Level 4
Become a kaitiaki of our medicinal plants and connect with the mātauranga of our tūpuna to address the wellness needs of today. This programme introduces you to the natural world of rongoā.
Learn about the customs and protocols that surrounds rongoā as you develop an understanding of the Māori world view. Be a part of the revival of traditional and contemporary rongoā practices in Aotearoa, and gain insight and understanding to know, appreciate, and respect rongoā but not yet use it or advise others on how to use it - that will take further study on our Level 5 programme.
You'll be ready to enrol in our Diploma in Rongoā (Level 5) programme.I want to use my qualification
With your skills you'll be able to pathway to Māori whānau and communities, local and regional bodies and agencies seeking to broaden their knowledge base in rongoā Maori.
This is a full-time programme that consists of 120 credits delivered over 38 weeks. Throughout the programme you will be required to attend:
It is important to note that activity directed learning will also need to be completed outside of class time, amounting to approximately 23-24 hours per week.
Workload: For each credit, allow about 10 hours of study. This may be higher at certain times throughout the programme.