Become part of a rich tradition of cultural expression and explore the techniques, history and tikanga associated with weaving.
This programme offers students the opportunity to start specialising in a particular area of weaving.
Depending on your location you may have the option of mahi raranga, whatu, tāniko, tukutuku or working with different fibres.
You'll learn various toi (art) techniques and practices through a number of project-based tasks. These projects will teach you the creative processes involved to complete your work and the planning skills to manage your time. If you've always wanted to learn how to weave, this programme is a great place to start.
When you pass this programme, you'll get this qualification:
I want to keep studying
You'll be able to apply to enrol in our Level 5 programme, Toi Paematua - Diploma in Māori and Indigenous Art (Ngā Mahi ā Te Whare Pora).
I want to use my qualification
Use your weaving skills to contribute to your marae and community.
This is a full-time programme that consists of 120 credits delivered over 38 weeks. Throughout the programme you'll need to attend:
Activity directed learning will also need to be completed outside of class time, amounting to approximately 21 hours per week.
Some of the learning activities will need to be completed online. You'll need to have an internet connected device for this programme.
To enrol in this programme, a potential student must: