Tikanga has been evolving for thousands of years – refined and handed down through the generations. This programme passes on a broad range of Māori knowledge, allowing you to appreciate the depth and beauty of Māori beliefs and values to ensure tikanga practices are nurtured, maintained and embraced for generations to come.
He Tikanga Whakaaro is a home-based programme supported by a kaitiaki (support person) who will meet with you during your studies.
Upon successful completion of this programme, you will receive the following qualification:
I want to keep studying
We offer a range of classroom-based tikanga programmes up to level 6. The subject options may vary depending on your location.
I want to use my qualification
You'll graduate with a NZQA approved qualification to show you have a good understanding of Mātauranga Māori, which will enhance your career in roles that work with Māori, such as tourism, hospitality, retail and education.
This is a full-time programme that consists of 120 credits delivered over 52 weeks.
Throughout the programme you will be required to complete set activities each week from home. These activities will take approximately 23 hours of learning per week.
All details regarding your learning are available within your kete which will be sent to you throughout the year.
In some locations this programme might be provided by an approved sub-contract arrangement.
To enrol in this programme, a potential student must: