Our range of exciting cultural papers is suitable for people of all ethnicities, and brings about a new dimension to the evolving world of Māori performing and visual arts. The programme hosts an eclectic selection of new and traditional elements including kapa haka, ngā taonga pūoro and creative technologies, and promises a field of study delivered by quality academics who are fluent in Māori, and some in Pacific and European languages.
Tikanga Māori provides the option of introductory courses through to more advanced courses.
Study Māori Cultural Studies/Tikanga Māori in any of these qualifications
|Communication in Aotearoa/New Zealand||MMAC121||15.0 Points|
|Introduction to Development Studies||MPDV100||15.0 Points|
|Te Reo Maori me ona Tikanga: The Maori Language and its Customs||REOM100||15.0 Points|
|Te Raranga Kete: Introduction to Maori Fibre Arts||TIKA151||15.0 Points|
|Nga Mahi a Rehia: Leisure Pursuits of the Maori||TIKA157||15.0 Points|
|He Hinatore ki te Ao Maori: Introducing the Maori World||TIKA163||15.0 Points|
|Mai i Tuawhakarere ki te Ao Hurihuri||TIKA164||15.0 Points|
|Te Tiriti o Waitangi: An Introduction to the Treaty of Waitangi||TTWA150||15.0 Points|
|Maori Lands and Communities||GEOG219||20.0 Points|
|From Maori Oral Traditions to Social Networking: Evolution of Maori Media and Communication||MMAC221||20.0 Points|
|Indigenous Development||MPDV200||20.0 Points|
|Issues of Ownership in Maori, Pacific and Indigenous Development||MPDV201||20.0 Points|
|Work Placement||SMPD296||20.0 Points|
|He Taonga Tuku Iho: Evolving Maori and Pacific Art||TIKA211||20.0 Points|
|Te Ao Oro: The Maori World of Sound||TIKA241||20.0 Points|
|Raranga Whakairo: Design Elements in Maori Fibre Arts||TIKA251||20.0 Points|
|Kapa Haka: Noble Dances of the Maori||TIKA257||20.0 Points|
|Special Topic: Saving Te Reo Maori and Tikanga Maori for future generations: What the research recommends||TIKA260||20.0 Points|
|He Ao Hurihuri He Ao Tuakiri: Evolving Maori Culture and Identity||TIKA263||20.0 Points|
|He Huringa Ao He Huringa Matatini Maori||TIKA264||20.0 Points|
|He Rangahau Tikanga: Directed Study||TIKA290||20.0 Points|
|Te Hono ki a Papatuanuku: Treaty Issues - Connections and Relationships||TTWA201||20.0 Points|
|Researching Iwi/Maori History||HIST330||20.0 Points|
|Maori Media: Challenges of Representation||MMAC321||20.0 Points|
|Contemporary and Critical Issues in Maori, Pacific and Indigenous Development||MPDV300||20.0 Points|
|Sustainable Development in Maori, Pacific and Indigenous Contexts||MPDV302||20.0 Points|
|Directed Study||MPDV390||20.0 Points|
|Work Placement||SMPD396||20.0 Points|
|Nga Pepeha, nga Whakatauki me nga Kupu Whakaari: Proverbial and Prophetic Sayings||TIKA310||20.0 Points|
|Nga Taonga Puoro mai i te Ao Tawhito ki te Ao Hou: Ancient and Contemporary Music of the Maori||TIKA341||20.0 Points|
|Te Aho Reikura: Creative Practice in Maori Fibre Arts||TIKA351||20.0 Points|
|Mahi Whakaari: Maori Performing Arts||TIKA357||20.0 Points|
|Special Topic||TIKA360||20.0 Points|
|Mana Motuhake: Tribal Regeneration||TIKA363||20.0 Points|
|Tino Rangatiratanga: Whakawhanake I te Iwi||TIKA364||20.0 Points|
|He Rangahau Tikanga: Directed Study||TIKA390||20.0 Points|
|Te Tino Rangatiratanga me te Kawanatanga: Reconciliation or Conflict?||TTWA301||20.0 Points|
Prescriptions for the GradCert(Tikanga) and GradDip(Tikanga)
A Graduate Certificate and Graduate Diploma are available to graduates who have not included Maori Cultural Studies/Tikanga Maori at an advanced level in their first degree.
For further details, contact the School of Maori and Pacific Development.
Prescriptions for the PGCert(Tikanga), PGDip(Tikanga), BA(Hons), BSocSc(Hons), MA, MMPD and MSocSc
Candidates should have at least a B average over their 300 level Tikanga Maori papers.
To complete a BA(Hons) or BSocSc(Hons) in Tikanga Maori, students must complete 120 points at 500 level, including TIKA591 and at least 30 points from papers listed for Tikanga Maori.
To complete an MA or MSocSc in Tikanga Maori, students must take a 120 point thesis, a 90 point thesis and 30 points from approved 500 level papers, or a 60 point dissertation and 60 points in approved 500 level papers.
To complete an MMPD in Tikanga Maori, students are normally required to take a 60 point dissertation and 60 points from taught 500 level papers, approved by the Department.
Students may not include more than two of DEVS501, DEVS502, DEVS503, DEVS504 or DEVS505 in their programme of study. Students may take other 500 level papers at the discretion of the Chairperson of Department.
|Strategic Planning for Maori and Pacific Development||DEVS501||30.0 Points|
|Sustainable Resource Issues||DEVS502||30.0 Points|
|State Policies on Indigenous Development||DEVS504||30.0 Points|
|Governance and Nation Building||DEVS505||30.0 Points|
|Irikura: Engaging with Maori||DEVS506||15.0 Points|
|Talanoa: Engaging with Pacific||DEVS507||15.0 Points|
|Karanga me te Whaikorero||MAOR513||30.0 Points|
|Rangatiratanga: Leadership for Maori, Pacific and Indigenous Communities: traditional, contemporary & futuristic issues||MAOR514||30.0 Points|
|Tikanga Taumatarau||MAOR515||30.0 Points|
|Titonga Hou: He Toi Whakairo, He Mana Hakirara||MAOR516||30.0 Points|
|Nga Tikanga o te Marae||MAOR517||30.0 Points|
|Te Mahi Rangahau: Maori and Pacific Research Methods and Issues||MAOR570||30.0 Points|
|Decolonizing Methodologies: Research and Indigenous Peoples||MAOR571||30.0 Points|
|Directed Study||MAOR590||30.0 Points|
|Maori Thesis||MAOR593||90.0 Points|
|Maori Thesis||MAOR594||120.0 Points|
Prescriptions for the MPhil
The Master of Philosophy is a one year research-based degree in which students undertake a programme of approved and supervised research that leads to a thesis which critically investigates an approved topic of substance and significance, demonstrates expertise in the methods of research and scholarship, displays intellectual independence and makes a substantial original contribution to the subject area concerned, and is of publishable quality.
|Tikanga Maori MPhil Thesis||TIKA800||120.0 Points|
Prescriptions for the PhD
The Doctor of Philosophy is a three year research-based degree in which students undertake a programme of approved and supervised research that leads to a thesis which critically investigates an approved topic of substance and significance, demonstrates expertise in the methods of research and scholarship, displays intellectual independence and makes a substantial original contribution to the subject area concerned, and is of publishable quality.
Faculty of Māori and Indigenous Studies
Phone: 0800 924 528 ext: 4737 or + 64 7 838 4737