Te Whāinga o te Ao Tikanga

  • Level 3
  • 18 weeks
  • No fees

Programme overview:

Tikanga is about purpose, practices and protocols, and you'll find it in every aspect of te ao Māori (the Māori world).

This programme gives you the foundations of understanding what tikanga is, why it exists, and how it exists in practice. Your local class has a specialised delivery strand that brings foundational tikanga learning to life.


You'll learn about:

  • what is tikanga Māori?
  • what's the thinking behind tikanga?
  • how is tikanga applied?

Where will this take me?

I want to keep studying

You can move into the level 4 programme, Te Kunenga o te Ao Tikanga. Or you might want to shift your focus to te reo Māori or ngā toi (the arts).

I want to use my qualification

Understanding the fundamentals of tikanga can help you contribute with confidence in your whānau, community, marae, or workplace.


How you'll study:

Depending on your location, the following learning options might be available:

  • class each week (in class or online)
  • noho marae (overnight stay)
  • wānanga (workshop)
  • tutorials.

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