STAR Whakairo

Learn about your whakapapa through whakairo. You will gain a basic understanding of te ao Māori cultural concepts of whakapapa, mihimihi and whakawhanaungatanga.


You will also get an introduction to whakairo surface patterns and carved applications as representations of your lineage.

This course takes place one day per week over three weeks.


Future Career Opportunities:

  • Artist
  • Restoration
  • Cultural art educator

Where to from here?


Cost: $161 (incl. GST)

Unit Standards: 12352 – Describe aspects of one’s own lineage, heritage, and cultural identity (Level 2, Credits 3)

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