Raranga - Weaving

Kāwai Raupapa - Certificate in Māori Visual Arts

  • Level 4
  • 36 weeks
  • No fees

Programme overview:

Start learning raranga at an introductory level. Become part of a rich tradition of cultural expression and explore the techniques, history and tikanga associated with this art form.

You'll learn about:

  • Māori patterns and designs
  • drawing and design
  • technical skill in raranga
  • tikanga and cultural practices relating to raranga.

You'll know how to:

  • harvest and care for resources required for raranga
  • use basic weaving techniques
  • have some knowledge of patterns, forms and symbols
  • have some knowledge of whakapapa and whānau, hapū and iwi traditions.

Where will this take me?

I want to keep studying

You may be eligible to enrol in our level 5 diploma, Toi Paematua or pathway into our degree, Maunga Kura Toi.

I want to use my qualification

Use your raranga skills to contribute to your marae and community.

How you'll study:

This is a full-time programme. You need to be committed to (on average):

That'll be made up of:

  • noho marae
  • tutorials and working in groups
  • extra study and activities that you decide will help your learning. (These may differ from class-to-class.)

In some locations this programme may be provided by way of an approved sub-contract arrangement.

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