Qualification: NZ Diploma in Ngā Toi (Mau Rākau)
Mau rākau is an art form that is unique to Aotearoa, and this qualification allows those who have previously studied mau rākau the opportunity to advance their skills towards becoming a practitioner and contributor of a Māori martial art.
Designed to advance your current practices and techniques, you'll hone your skills through a number of different projects throughout your studies. Focus on advancing your creative processes, putting what you learn into practice, deepening your understanding of the history of mau rākau and improving yourself and your fitness levels.
I want to keep studying
You might be eligible to apply to enrol on our master's programme - He Waka Hiringa Master of Applied Indigenous Knowledge.
I want to use my qualification
With skills at this level you'll be able to share your knowledge with others interested in learning mau rākau. You'll also be able to support your whānau, marae, hapū and iwi in different ways including support in pōwhiri and other ceremonial events.
This is a full-time programme that consists of 120 credits. Throughout the programme you will be required to attend:
Option 1: (noho)
Option 2: (in-class delivery)
It is important to note that activity directed learning will also need to be completed outside of class time, amounting to approximately 21 hours per week.
To enrol you'll need to: