Year 11 Māori Studies

Course Description

This course develops your understanding of tikanga protocols and cultural practices. Traditional knowledge can help us navigate our forever changing world, and tikanga Māori will provide a solid basis to start learning the legacy of our ancestors. You’ll begin by reflecting on and evaluating your own practices of tikanga to help you identify your strengths, and how tikanga helps form relationships between others and the world around you. As well as learning basic te reo Māori structures and how they merge with tikanga practices, you’ll be able to apply what you learn into your everyday life to give you the confidence to contribute within your whānau, hapū and iwi, and the communities you live in.

Learning Opportunities

In this course you will need to:

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  • Deeper insights into the thinking behind tikanga.
  • Describe the practices associated with a pōwhiri.
  • A more technical ability to apply to tikanga.
  • Participate in the preparation of a wharenui for a pōwhiri.
  • A developing knowledge of tikanga protocols and cultural practices.
  • Explain and participate in Karakia and Waiata at a kaupapa hui.

Resources Required

1 x 1B5