Diploma in Te Arataki Manu Kōrero

  • Level 5
  • 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:

Continue the journey you started on Te Arataki Manu Kōrero 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.

You'll continue to thrive in the inclusive and supportive learning environment as you deepen your understanding tōu ake ao.


You'll learn about:

  • 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:

  • explore the relationship of te ao wairua to humankind
  • explain the role and purpose of a range of karakia, including tohi, pure and waerea
  • explain the influence of colonisation on traditional Māori spiritual practices and rituals
  • explore a range of lesser known, understood, or less often practised tikanga
  • explore the vital role of wāhine and tāne in te ao Māori and on the marae
  • continue to develop your Reo (including whaikōrero and karanga)
  • learn more waiata and karakia ā-iwi

Where will this take me?

I want to keep studying

Take this to the next level by enrolling on our Diploma in Māori Governance and Leadership or 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:

This programme sues a mixed-mode delivery method that includes:

  • 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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