Māori Performing Arts

Certificate in Māori Performing Arts

  • Level 4
  • 36 weeks
  • No fees

Programme overview:

Māori Performing Arts is an exciting, social, interactive, and energetic programme. Do you have experience in arts like kapa haka, theatre or drama from school? Have you always wanted to learn about using voice, sound, and movement? Our kaiako have industry experience and they'll make this is an experience of a lifetime.

Not only will you learn how to produce and perform at a professional level, but you'll also build self-confidence and an understanding of your identity. Immerse yourself in Te Ao Māori and watch your future open up before your eyes!


You'll learn about:

  • performance skills, production and studies
  • waiata, haka, poi
  • āhuatanga Māori
  • Māori values and tikanga
  • group work and communication

You'll know how to:

  • give a first-rate performance
  • know all that's involved in the planning and preparation of a first-rate performance
  • explain the significance of a variety of traditional Māori performing art forms
  • apply the principles of traditional Māori performance in contemporary contexts

Where will this take me?

I want to keep studying

You could be eligible to enrol in a degree in the arts or in education.

I want to use my qualification

You'll be ready to take on roles in tourism relating to performing arts, or community initiatives.


How you'll study:

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

  • face-to-face learning
  • noho
  • group work
  • tutorials
  • self-directed and/or directed study

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