Te Hapūtanga o te Ao Tikanga

Karanga & Whaikōrero

  • Level 5
  • 36 weeks
  • No fees

Programme overview:

Following from level 4, this programme continues to develop your understanding of the tikanga protocols and cultural practices relating to karanga and whaikōrero. Gain theoretical, technical, and practical skills of these art forms in their proper context.


You'll learn about:

  • the ability to critically consider the thinking behind tikanga relevant to karanga and whaikōrero
  • an operational ability to manage and apply the tikanga of the paepae
  • an in-depth knowledge of tikanga protocols and cultural practices on the marae.

Where will this take me?

I want to keep studying

You can continue on to the level 6 programme, Te Whānautanga o te Ao Tikanga.

I want to use my qualification

Specialising in the tikanga specific to karanga and whaikōrero will enable you to strengthen the paepae of your marae, plan for succession, and preserve traditional bodies of knowledge.


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 and wānanga
  • tutorials
  • extra study and activities that you decide will help your learning. (These may differ from class-to-class.)

Entry criteria

  • be committed to the programme.

All applicants will need to attend an information session as part of the enrolment process.

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