Tikanga is about purpose, practices and protocols, and you'll find it in every aspect of te ao Māori (the Māori world).
This introductory programme gives you the foundations of understanding what tikanga is, why it exists, and how it manifests itself in practice.
Your local class will have a specialised delivery strand that brings foundational tikanga learning to life.
Upon successful completion of this programme, you will receive the following qualification:
Understanding the fundamentals of tikanga can help you contribute with confidence in your whānau, community, marae, or workplace. Graduates may choose a pathway to the following industries: tourism, hospitality and retail, media, education, and health.
This is a full-time programme that consists of 60 credits delivered over 20 weeks. Throughout the programme you will be required to attend:
You’ll also need to complete learning activities designed to enhance your learning for approximately 27 hours per week.
In some locations this programme may be provided by an approved sub-contract arrangement.
To enrol in this programme, a potential student must: