Māori Performing Arts

Kāwai Raupapa - Certificate in Māori and Indigenous Art

  • Level 4
  • 36 weeks
  • No fees

Programme overview:

Qualification: NZ Certificate in Ngā Toi Level 4 (Māori Performing Arts)

Māori Performing Arts is an exciting, social, interactive and energetic programme. Do you have experience in the arts like kapa haka, theatre or drama? Have you always wanted to learn about using voice, sound and movement? Our kaiako have industry experience and they'll make this an experience of a lifetime.

Learn how to produce and perform at a professional level. You'll also build your self-confidence and an understanding of your identity. Immerse yourself in Te Ao Māori and watch your future open up before your eyes!


You'll learn about:

  • performance skills
  • performance production
  • performance studies
  • time and project management skills
  • other toi practitioners
  • rangahau (research)
  • history, tikanga and cultural practices relating to toi.

You'll know how to:

  • create and complete performance projects
  • apply solutions to creative processes
  • work with others
  • present your work
  • apply tikanga and kawa relating to toi
  • manage your time when completing projects
  • reflect on your work.

Where will this take me?

I want to keep studying

You'll be able to apply for our Level 5 programme, Toi Paematua - Diploma in Māori and Indigenous Art (Māori Performing Arts).

I want to use my qualification

You'll be ready to take on performing arts roles in the Ngā Toi sector or for whānau, hapū, iwi and hapori.


Entry criteria:

To enrol you'll need to attend an interview and selection process to demonstrate suitability to the programme.

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