Tikanga Māori

NZ Certificate in Tikanga (Mātauranga Māori)

  • Level 3
  • 18 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) (Level 3)

NZ Certificate in Tikanga (Mātauranga Māori) (Level 3)

This programme will give you insight into a Māori worldview. Learn about traditions, tikanga concepts, values, protocols, and understand why Māori do things a certain way. Find out how to apply some of these concepts in your home and work collaboratively with others in your workplace and community.

Challenge your thinking and reflect on your own beliefs and values and how they relate to those of other cultures.


You'll learn about:

  • basic Māori words & sentence structures
  • tikanga concepts, values and belief systems
  • Māori leadership & traditions
  • Māori in a contemporary world
  • Māori philosophies and protocols

You'll know how to:

  • understand and have insight into Te Ao Māori
  • pronounce basic Māori words & sentences
  • understand a range of tikanga practices
  • explore whakapapa links & histories
  • apply tikanga in practice

Where will this take me?

I want to keep studying

Take this to the next level by enrolling on one of our Level 4 programmes.

I want to use my qualification

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

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