Certificate in Te Arataki Manu Kōrero

  • Level 4
  • 36 weeks
  • No fees

Our programmes for Semester A 2018 are yet to be confirmed. You can complete an expression of interest and we will contact you once applications are open.


Programme overview:

Leads to:

  • Te Pōkaitahi Tikanga (Mātauranga Māori) (Kaupae 4)
  • NZ Certificate in Tikanga (Mātauranga Māori) (Level 4)

Ensure the knowledge and practices of your marae, hapū and iwi are treasured, retained and passed on to the coming generations. Strengthen the paepae on your marae, and prepare to take on the roles you may already see coming your way.

In our inclusive and supportive learning environment you'll learn the knowledge specific to the rohe of delivery. You'll learn from your kaiako, the haukāinga on marae you visit, and from each other as you receive kōrero, tikanga, waiata, karakia and more.


You'll learn about:

  • Māori history and traditions specific to the rohe of delivery
  • safe practices relating to ancient karakia and karanga
  • fundamental Reo, kawa and tikanga ā-iwi
  • promotion of whānau development and iwi awareness through marae-based events and activities
  • aspects of Te Tiriti o Waitangi
  • mātauranga and kōrero nehe specific to your rohe

You'll know how to:

  • identify your whakapapa ties
  • identify your waka and iwi rohe using traditional and present-day boundary markers
  • identify a range of principal foundation concepts of te ao Māori, including mauri, mana, manaaki, tapu and noa
  • identify te reo huahuatau aspects inherent in a range of contexts, including waiata, pepeha, whakataukī/whakatauāki, kupu whakaari and karakia

Where will this take me?

I want to keep studying

Take this to the next level by enrolling on our Level 5 programme or apply to enter into the degree in Māori Advancement: Mana Ao Tūroa.

I want to use my qualification

Skills obtained at this level could lead to a career as a cultural advisor, iwi or hapū leader, kaiako or work with Crown agencies.


How you'll study:

  • noho marae, wānanga and tutorials
  • content is specific to the rohe of delivery
  • programme delivered in te reo Māori and English

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