Mau Rākau is a traditional Māori martial art and this unique programme gives you the opportunity to learn the ancestral practices, values and protocols of the warrior.
You'll learn about Māori culture and traditions, value your heritage, gain new skills and get fit. Have fun in an inclusive learning environment while you develop a specialised skill set, and help to preserve the rich culture and art of the warrior.
When you pass this programme, you'll have this qualification:
You'll be able to apply to enrol in our Level 5 programme, Toi Paematua - Diploma in Māori and Indigenous Art (Mau Rākau).I want to use my qualification
With skills at this level you can share what you know with your whānau, hapū and iwi. Teach classes on your marae, in the community or at schools and kura.
This is a full-time programme that consists of 120 credits delivered over 38 weeks. Some of our locations offer different delivery modes. These will be confirmed by your local campus and might include:
Option 1 (face to face delivery)
You'll need to also complete learning activities designed to enhance your learning for approximately 21 hours per week.
Option 2 (noho delivery)
Activity directed learning will also need to be completed outside of class time, amounting to approximately 21 hours per week.
To enrol in this programme, a potential student must: