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Toi

Māori and Indigenous Arts

Whether you’re looking to explore your artistic side or wanting to take your passion to the next level, Te Wānanga o Aotearoa has a range of toi qualifications to suit you.

Our toi programmes take you on a journey of personal and artistic discovery. You’ll be encouraged and supported to explore culture and identity while connecting with mātauranga (Māori knowledge) and you’ll learn to become a kaitiaki (guardian) of toi Māori.


Introductory programmes

Toi Maruata

Toi Maruata

Certificate in Māori and Indigenous Art

Combine tikanga (protocols) and te ao Māori (the Māori world) to give you practical experience in a range of kaupapa toi (disciplines) and provide a well-rounded overview of the world of toi Māori.

Level 3 | 20 weeks | No fees

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Kāwai Raupapa

Kāwai Raupapa

Certificate in Māori and Indigenous Art

Turn your passion for toi Māori into a qualification or career. Extend your knowledge, build your skills and begin specialising in your chosen kaupapa toi while contributing to your personal portfolio.

Level 4 | 38 weeks | Fees may apply

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Intermediate programmes

Toi Paematua

Toi Paematua

Diploma in Māori and Indigenous Art

Connect with the traditional arts of our tūpuna (ancestors). Work towards becoming a self-managing toi Māori practitioner by focusing your skillset in your chosen kaupapa toi (discipline).

Level 5 | 38 weeks | Fees may apply

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Advanced programmes

Maunga Kura Toi

Maunga Kura Toi

Bachelor of Māori Art

Become a kaitiaki (guardian) for toi Māori and be equipped to make change. You'll work toward making a significant contribution to toi Māori, communities, iwi and industries.

Level 7 | 3 years | Fees apply

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He Waka Hiringa

He Waka Hiringa

Master of Applied Indigenous Knowledge

Deepen your journey in the world of toi as an experienced practitioner. Challenge yourself to consider the holistic needs of indigenous people from traditional and contemporary perspectives.

Level 9 | 2 years | Fees apply

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