Are you wanting to learn Te Reo Māori while gaining an understanding of Tikanga Māori and the Treaty of Waitangi at the same time?
Te Puāwai combines all these strands together in one course using a blend of both face to face tutorials and online learning make this course ideal for workers or anyone who would like to develop their knowledge of Te Ao Māori - the Māori world.
Te Puāwai includes the study of introductory Te Reo, and an understanding of Tikanga, Māori Society and the historical and contemporary issues relating to the Treaty of Waitangi.
Designed for absolute beginners, the course involves a mix of collaborative learning, group assessment and individual assignments.
Upon successfully completing the requirements you'll receive the award of:
- Te Puāwai (Level 6)
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1 year part-time
Offered online or partly online
|Indicative Fees||$1,519 total cost of course for domestic students View full fees information|
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You'll be able to become a champion of a Māori world view including te reo Māori, tikanga Māori and Te Tiriti o Waitangi/Treaty of Waitangi within your workplace
Topics you'll cover
- Te Puāwai - an introduction to te ao Māori, including elementary te reo Māori, tikanga Māori and Te Tiriti o Waitangi/Treaty of Waitangi
- Te Puāwai 2 - further development of te ao Māori, including te reo Māori, waiata, and Māori society. This topic will also look at the history and contemporary issues related to the Treaty of Waitangi.
|Indicative Fees *||$1,519 total cost of course for domestic students|
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There are two ways you can take advantage of free fees. One is through Toi Ohomai’s range of free courses. These are separate to the government’s ‘fees free’ initiative so you don’t need to check your eligibility in relation to fees – simply apply in the normal way and we’ll take it from there.
The other is through the government’s ‘fees free’ initiative: If you’re starting tertiary study for the first time you might be eligible for a year’s worth of free fees. Find out more in our FAQ about the government’s fees free initiative.
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Course Entry Information
There are no minimum academic requirements (open entry)
The number of students in each cohort is limited to 30.
English language requirements
IELTS Academic score of 6 with no band score lower than 5.5 or completed New Zealand Certificate in English Language Level 4 with the Academic Endorsement or meets a relevant English Proficiency Outcome as outlined by NZQA.
Course Locations and Intake Information
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- 1 year part-time
- Offered online or partly online