Te Kunenga o te Ao Tikanga

  • Level 4
  • 36 weeks
  • No fees

Programme overview:

Develop your understanding of tikanga protocols and cultural practices. Move to the next level of learning and confidence in tikanga - the lifeblood of te ao Māori (the Māori world).


You'll learn about:

  • deeper insights into the thinking behind tikanga
  • a more technical ability to apply tikanga
  • a developing knowledge of tikanga protocols and cultural practices.

Where will this take me?

I want to keep studying

Advance to our Level 5 programme, Te Hapūtanga o te Ao Tikanga.

I want to use my qualification

Begin to specialise in tikanga specific to your area of interest in formal and informal settings.


How you'll study:

This is a full-time programme that consists of 120 credits. Throughout the programme you will be required to attend:

  • 8 x noho marae (25 hours)

It is important to note that activity directed learning will also need to be completed outside of class time, amounting to approximately 28 hours per week.

Workload: For each credit, allow about 10 hours of study. This may be higher at certain times throughout the programme.

In some locations this programme may be provided by way of an approved sub-contract arrangement.


Entry criteria:

You'll need to attend an information session.

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