Enhance your ability to critically analyse and apply tikanga in a wide range of contexts and applications to positively benefit you personally and professionally.
Take your understanding of tikanga further with our highest level of fee-free study - the NZ Diploma in Tikanga Level 6. You’ll learn how to apply your knowledge of Māori customs and practices in numerous situations and environments, helping you to strengthen your confidence and capabilities in tikanga.
When you pass this programme, you'll get this qualification:
This qualification is for people who wish to develop extensive knowledge of tikanga within a specialist field, founded on a Māori world view.
Graduates of this qualification will have comprehensive knowledge and skills to manage and lead tikanga practice within dynamic contexts. Graduates of this qualification will be able to self-manage and make decisions for their own learning and performance. They will be able to apply knowledge fundamental to tikanga practice, within a chosen field of work, or study, and across the community in general.
This is a fulltime programme that consists of 120 credits delivered over 40 weeks. You will be required to attend 232 hours (an average of 6 hours per week) that may be made up of:
You’ll also need to participate in learning activities designed to enhance your learning for approximately:
Dates of your delivery schedule will be confirmed at enrolment. Some of the learning activities will need to be completed online. You will need to have access to an internet-connected device for this programme.
To enrol in this programme, a potential student must:
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Expert knowledge of tikanga will help positively influence your home, marae, community, workplace, and abroad.
Mana Tangata | 30 Credits
Select standard and non-standard processes to develop a range of Māori leadership attributes and principles that applies to tikanga as an expression of mana tangata.
Mana Whenua | 30 Credits
Apply practical and theoretical knowledge of tikanga concepts and practices in some familiar and unfamiliar environmental settings as an expression of mana whenua.
Mana Reo | 30 Credits
Articulate te reo to communicate tikanga practice and concepts to advance mana reo.
Mana Ao Tūroa | 30 Credits
Research, apply and evaluate cultural concepts that foster the development of existing and emerging mātauranga to advance mana ao tūroa.