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New Zealand Studies/Akoranga Aotearoa

New Zealand Studies/Akoranga Aotearoa is an interdisciplinary programme of study which draws together papers about New Zealand history, culture and identity.

Broadly focused on New Zealand’s people, history and literature, New Zealand Studies/Akoranga Aotearoa equips you with a sound working knowledge of the Māori language and customs, New Zealand music, film and theatre, classic and contemporary New Zealand literature, and the history of Aotearoa/New Zealand.

Three core papers provide common ground for you when selecting your programme of study from a wide range of subject areas.

Qualifications


New Zealand Studies can be taken as a supporting subject for the following undergraduate degree, or as a supporting subject for most other University undergraduate degrees:

  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Certificate of Arts
  • Diploma of Arts

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Key information

Study Locations: Hamilton; Tauranga; Online
Faculty:

100 Level

Code Paper Title Occurrence / Location
ANTH102New Zealand and the PacificThis paper will not be taught in 2018
This paper will not be taught in 2018
ENGL105New Zealand LiteratureThis paper will not be taught in 2018
This paper will not be taught in 2018
HIST107New Zealand Histories: Fresh PerspectivesThis paper will not be taught in 2018
This paper will not be taught in 2018
MUSI150New Zealand MusicThis paper will not be taught in 2018
This paper will not be taught in 2018
REOM111Te Reo Maori: Introductory 1This paper will not be taught in 2018
This paper will not be taught in 2018
REOM112Te Reo Maori: Introductory 2This paper will not be taught in 2018
This paper will not be taught in 2018
TIKA151Te Raranga Kete: Introduction to Maori Fibre ArtsThis paper will not be taught in 2018
This paper will not be taught in 2018
TIKA163He Hinatore ki te Ao Maori: Introducing the Maori WorldThis paper will not be taught in 2018
This paper will not be taught in 2018
TTWA150Te Tiriti o Waitangi: An Introduction to the Treaty of WaitangiThis paper will not be taught in 2018
This paper will not be taught in 2018

200 Level

Code Paper Title Occurrence / Location
FASS296Work PlacementThis paper will not be taught in 2018
This paper will not be taught in 2018
HIST210Clean and Green? Environmental Histories of Aotearoa New ZealandThis paper will not be taught in 2018
This paper will not be taught in 2018
REOM211Te Reo Maori: Intermediate 1This paper will not be taught in 2018
This paper will not be taught in 2018
REOM212Te Reo Maori: Intermediate 2This paper will not be taught in 2018
This paper will not be taught in 2018
SMST201Media in AotearoaThis paper will not be taught in 2018
This paper will not be taught in 2018
TIKA211He Taonga Tuku Iho: Evolving Maori and Pacific ArtThis paper will not be taught in 2018
This paper will not be taught in 2018
TIKA241Te Ao Oro: The Maori World of SoundThis paper will not be taught in 2018
This paper will not be taught in 2018
TIKA251Raranga Whakairo: Design Elements in Maori Fibre ArtsThis paper will not be taught in 2018
This paper will not be taught in 2018
TIKA257Kapa Haka: Noble Dances of the MaoriThis paper will not be taught in 2018
This paper will not be taught in 2018
TIKA263He Ao Hurihuri He Ao Tuakiri: Evolving Maori Culture and IdentityThis paper will not be taught in 2018
This paper will not be taught in 2018

300 Level

Code Paper Title Occurrence / Location
ANTH325Maori Heritage Management18T (Hamilton)
This paper is concerned with interpreting and protecting the Maori cultural landscape, especially in relation to current legislation, the Treaty of Waitangi settlement process, and issues of iwi/hapu development.
FASS396Work Placement18D (Block)
This paper enables students to undertake work placement in an area related to their major as part of their degree. Students work in a chosen field for a period of time in order to gain valuable work experience and learn from experts in their chosen field.
HIST330Researching Iwi/Maori History18A (Hamilton)
This paper examines the historiographical, conceptual, ethical and methodological issues surrounding the recording of Maori history.
TIKA341Nga Taonga Puoro mai i te Ao Tawhito ki te Ao Hou: Ancient and Contemporary Music of the MaoriThis paper will not be taught in 2018
This paper will not be taught in 2018

500 Level

Code Paper Title Occurrence / Location
ANTH525Maori Heritage Management18T (Hamilton)
This paper is concerned with interpreting and protecting the Maori cultural landscape, especially in relation to current legislation, the Treaty of Waitangi settlement process, and issues of iwi/hapu development.

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English Programme


New Zealand Studies/Akoranga Aotearoa is available as a supporting subject for the BA. New Zealand Studies/Akoranga Aotearoa may also be taken as a supporting subject within other undergraduate degrees, subject to academic approval of the Faculty or School of Studies in which the student is enrolled.

To complete a supporting subject in New Zealand Studies/Akoranga Aotearoa, students must include either REOM111 or TIKA163 and at least one of REOM211, REOM212 or TIKA263 in their programme of study.


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Contacts

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences:
Phone: 0800 800 145 or +64 7 838 4922
General and Undergraduate Email Enquiries: nzst-fass@waikato.ac.nz