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.
When you pass this programme, you'll get this qualification:
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:
Dates of your noho marae, tutorials, 1-day wānanga, Zoom hui or field trips will be confirmed by your kaiako (tutor).
Some of the learning activities will need to be completed online. You’ll need to have access to an internet-connected device for this programme.
In some locations this programme might be provided by an approved sub-contract arrangement.
To enrol in this programme, a potential student must:
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.