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Māori Studies

150.001 Bridging Studies in Maori Culture and Society 15 credits
This course prepares students for university level study of Maori culture, social sciences and education and examines the principles and implications of biculturalism and the Treaty for New Zealand's social institutions and practices.
150.103 Nau mai e noho: Engaging with Maori 15 credits
This course will equip students with a range of skills to engage with Maori communities including common expressions in te reo, an understanding of key traditional concepts, customary practices (tikanga), the importance of the Treaty of Waitangi and the nature and structure of Maori social and political organisations.
150.106 Nga Hanga Whakairo: Traditional Maori Visual Art 15 credits
An introduction to the scope of Maori art with a view to recognising traditional elementary forms and their significance. Social and cultural dimensions will be considered and Maori art forms from pre-contact times to the present will be examined within the context of a dynamic and changing society.
150.107 Mata Puare: Studio IA 30 credits
An exploration of the principles and elements of design and their application within two-dimensional contexts. The cultural significance of Maori design processes will be examined in order to understand interrelationships between form and content.
150.108 Mata Puare: Studio IB 45 credits
An exploration of the principles and elements of design and their application within three-dimensional contexts. The cultural significance of Maori design processes will be examined in order to understand interrelationships between form and content.
150.112 Hauora Tangata: Māori and Global Indigenous Health 15 credits
An introduction to Māori and global indigenous health issues within Aotearoa/New Zealand.
150.114 He Tirohanga o Mua: Maori Custom, Lore and Economics 15 credits
An analysis of Maori knowledge, custom and economic foundations. Customary lifestyles will be examined within a context of ritual, philosophy, technology, economic principles, and social organisation in order to understand pre-contact Maori culture and the implications for modern times.
150.201 Te Kawenata o Waitangi: The Treaty of Waitangi in New Zealand Society 15 credits
A study of the Treaty of Waitangi background, texts, principles, and application to contemporary New Zealand. There is a particular focus on land, legislation, court decisions, social policies, the environment, constitutional matters, claims to the Waitangi Tribunal and Treaty settlements. Differing perspectives of hapu/iwi/Maori and the Crown, as well as opportunities for resolution, are explored.
150.202 Hauora Tangata: Maori Health Foundations 15 credits
Cultural understandings of health form the basis for an exploration of cultural, biological, social, economic, environmental and political interactions and their impacts on Maori health. Implications for health workers and for Maori are examined within the context of Maori health perspectives, health services and Maori health gains.
150.204 Mana Maori: Maori and Politics 15 credits
The study of the nature of Maori politics and political self-determination in contemporary Aotearoa New Zealand. It will explore the avenues through which Maori have sought to realise their political aspirations, particularly in relation to national political institutions, and theoretical perspectives that can assist in the analysis and strategic development of Maori political self-determination.
150.205 Kura Mai Tawhiti: Māori Knowledge 15 credits
An examination of heritage and contemporary Māori knowledges exploring the origins and relevance of traditional belief systems and the contemporary cultural-political contexts of matauranga paradigms in areas such as research, education, justice, science, business, social development and the environment.
150.206 Nga Momo Whakairo: Contemporary Maori Visual Art 15 credits
An interpretation of the design structures that constitute Maori art from a bicultural perspective together with an examination of the factors that determine stylistic change.
150.207 Mata Oho: Studio IIA 30 credits
An examination of the significance of Maori visual culture with a view to understanding the interrelationships between form and function within 'traditional' and 'contemporary' contexts. Advanced development of media and processes within two-dimensional frameworks.
150.208 Mata Oho: Studio IIB 45 credits
An examination of the significance of Maori visual culture with a view to understanding the interrelationships between form and function within 'traditional' and 'contemporary' contexts. Advanced development of media and processes within three-dimensional frameworks.
150.213 Tikanga-a-Iwi: Tribal Development 15 credits
A critique of the tribe as a foundation for traditional Maori society, including an examination of land tenure, kinship, descent, tribal economies and cultural cohesion. Hapu and iwi structures will be described as well as patterns of leadership.
150.216 He Huarahi Rangahau: Maori and Research 15 credits
An introduction to Maori-focused research. Methodological, ethical and philosophical issues will be explored using a range of case studies taking into account Maori values, Maori community expectations, sources of information and the interface between matauranga Maori and scientific method.
150.301 Te Mana Te Kawanatanga: Maori Policy and the State 15 credits
Recent policies, legislation and judicial outcomes that impact on Maori people are examined as well as interaction between Maori and the State in formulating policies for Maori. A framework for analysis derived from Maori perspectives serves as a basis for understanding policy development and is applied to specific policy areas including Maori land, broadcasting, fishing, employment, health, the environment and Treaty settlements.
150.302 Planning for Maori Health 15 credits
Strategies for the advancement of Maori health will be reviewed with a particular focus on health promotion, mental health, the national health strategy, strategies for health funding and the delivery of health services, and the link between Maori health strategies and positive Maori development.
150.303 Mana Wahine: Maori Women 15 credits
A theory and research based examination of issues that concern Maori women in all contexts, including the roles that Maori women assume both within a Maori social framework and beyond. Theories of mana wahine and the ways mana is maintained, enhanced or lessened will be examined.
150.304 Te Ao Hurihuri: Contemporary Maori Issues 15 credits
A critical examination of contemporary Maori cultural, political and human rights issues through colonization to present day renaissance of Maori and indigenous peoples.
150.307 Mata: Studio IIIA 30 credits
Advanced development of 150.207 in selected areas. An approved, individually conceived programme with content related to personal strengths and interests within two- dimensional frameworks.
150.308 Mata: Studio IIIB 60 credits
Advanced development of 150.208 in selected areas. An approved, individually conceived programme with content related to personal strengths and interests within three-dimensional frameworks.
150.407 Matatau: Studio IVA 60 credits
Advanced conceptual development of 150.307 in selected areas. An approved individually conceived programme with content related to personal strengths and interests within two-dimensional frameworks.
150.408 Matatau: Studio IVB 60 credits
Advanced conceptual development of 150.308 in selected areas. An approved individually conceived programme with content related to personal strengths and interests within three-dimensional frameworks.
150.701 Tino Rangatiratanga: Strategic Maori Development 30 credits
Strategies for Maori advancement are examined within a Maori development framework. Barriers to development and the facilitation of positive development are explored using criteria relevant to indigenous self-determination. There is a focus on land, fisheries, social policy, health, Treaty settlements and opportunities for positive development.
150.702 Mauri Ora: Maori Mental Health 30 credits
An exploration of determinants of mental health for Maori, epidemiological trends and Maori cultural implications for community and clinical practice.
150.707 Te Tataitanga Matatau: Advanced Studio Practice 90 credits
An individually designed programme of advanced studio practice in Maori or indigenous visual culture development, with content related to personal strengths and interests.
150.710 Te Reo Whakawhitiwhiti: The Language of Everyday Communication 30 credits
A focus on the use of Maori language at home, in the workplace, in social situations, in sport and recreation. Students will be encouraged to express ideas and opinions in Maori with confidence and to incorporate new words into the vocabulary as indicated. The significance of local idiom will be an important part of the course.
150.711 Te Tau-Ihu o te Reo: Advanced Maori Literature 30 credits
Tuatahi he ako i te taumata momo reo, te kawa o tatau marae penei i te tangihanga, whakatauki, pepeha, korero purakau, waiata tawhito. Tuarua he kaupapa mai i te reanga poropiti Maori o era atu rau tau. Ka tataritia hoki nga korero mo tera poropiti a Te Kooti Arikirangi Te Turuki i ahu mai ai nga kaupapa maha e pa ana ki te mana motuhake. Tuatoru ka tataritia nga korero e pa ana ki tenei kaupapa hohonu, e taukapo ai ona kaupapa ko te poroporoaki tena. This course explores language forms used in marae procedure, and language associated with tangihanga, whakatauki, pepeha, korero purakau, waiata tawhito. In addition the prophecies and aspirations of Te Kooti Arikirangi Te Turuki are explored. There is also an examination of the oral narrative and written literature associated with poroporoaki.
150.713 Te Reo o te Ao Whanui: Maori as an Official Language 30 credits
The use of Maori language in specialised areas and in sectors such as health, education, justice and commerce will be explored. Students will be required to demonstrate high levels of written and oral competence in one or two specialist areas, to undertake translations of contemporary technical documents as well as the compilation of an extended glossary.
150.714 Ta Te Maori Rangahau Korero: Maori Research Methodologies 30 credits
An examination of methodologies appropriate for research within Maori communities, iwi, hapu and whanau. Emphasis will be placed on accessing relevant information held in public repositories, on the internet and on computerised databases. The identification of frameworks for research in Maori contexts, ethical issues, and research design form important aspects of the course.
150.715 Taonga Tuku Iho: Heritage Aotearoa 30 credits
An examination of the dynamics of Maori culture and custom as part of the Aotearoa/New Zealand heritage. Particular emphasis is placed on the significance of land, language, oral tradition, the marae, art, and the Treaty of Waitangi, as well as an examination of the role of government in heritage through a study of legislation, policy and programmes. Case studies will focus on conservation, maintenance, sustainability and revitalisation.
150.720 Rangahau Whakairo: Pre-thesis Practicum 120 credits
An individually supervised and approved study involving Maori or indigenous visual culture to realise an individually conceived body of work. The constitution of the pre-thesis studio will consist of a catalogue of works presented for exhibition together with a presentation of ideas both in situ and through a formal public presentation.
150.722 Te Tu Whanau: Whanau and Society 30 credits
An advanced study of the standing of whanau within society, the impacts of socio-economic determinants on whanau, whanau participation in education and the economy, and the ways in which whanau are able to engage with societal institutions, including institutions within te ao Maori.
150.723 Nga Momo Whanau: Whanau Form and Function 30 credits
An advanced study of the nature of whanau structures and their changing patterns, the human, resource, and functional capacities of whanau, and indicators of whanau wellbeing.
150.724 Whakapiki Whanau: Whanau Intervention 30 credits
An advanced study of the indications, relative merits, applications, and outcomes of interventions aimed at increasing whanau capacities.
150.725 Rangahau Whakairo: Pre-Thesis Practicum (Part I) 60 credits
150.726 Rangahau Whakairo: Pre-Thesis Practicum (Part II) 60 credits
150.731 Te Reo o Te Akomanga: Language of the Classroom 30 credits
He tatari, he whakahangai i ta te Maori titiro ki nga paearu mahi katoa mo te ao matauranga me Te Aho Matua e whai mahi ai i roto i nga Kura hei kaiako, ara, e taea ai e nga tauira. A critical analysis and application of Maori perspectives applied to performance criteria in the education context and Te Aho Matua that are essential for teaching within kura kaupapa Maori.
150.732 Inquiry Based Approaches in Kura Kaupapa Maori 30 credits
Ko nga rautaki pakirehua Kaupapa Maori me nga iwi taketake e tirotiro ana ki nga wero e puta mai ana i te mahi whakaako ki nga Kura Kaupapa Maori. Maori and global indigenous inquiry methods that address existing or emerging challenges of teaching practice in Kura Kaupapa Maori learning environments
150.733 The Kura Kaupapa Maori Curriculum 30 credits
He whakataki me te tatari i nga paearu ngaio o Te Marautanga o Te Aho Matua me te mahi i nga wahanga ako, a, nga anga aromatawai hoki ki ta te kura tirohanga whanui no roto mai i nga Kura Kaupapa Maori. An introduction to and analysis of the professional requirements of Te Marautanga o Te Aho Matua and the application of learning areas, and assessment frameworks to a whole school curriculum approach within Kura Kaupapa Maori.
150.734 Pedagogy and Practice in Kura Kaupapa Maori 30 credits
He ata tirotiro me te whakamahi i nga ahua akoranga o Te Aho Matua me Te Marautanga o Te Aho Matua ki roto ki nga Kura Kaupapa Maori. An examination and application of Te Aho Matua pedagogies and Te Marautanga o Te Aho Matua curriculum within Kura Kaupapa Maori settings.
150.799 Research Report (30) 30 credits
150.800 MPhil Thesis 120 credits
A supervised and guided independent study resulting in a published work.
150.801 MPhil Thesis 120 Credit Part 1 60 credits
A supervised and guided independent study resulting in a published work.
150.802 MPhil Thesis 120 Credit Part 2 60 credits
A supervised and guided independent study resulting in a published work.
150.809 Te Wahapu Matatau (Matau): Advanced Studio Practice 90 credits
An individually designed programme of advanced studio practice in Maori or indigenous visual culture development, with content related to personal strengths and interests.
150.816 Thesis 120 Credit Part 1 60 credits
A supervised and guided independent study resulting in a published work.
150.817 Thesis 120 Credit Part 2 60 credits
A supervised and guided independent study resulting in a published work.
150.821 Nga Miro Whakaaturanga: Thesis Practicum 120 credits
An individually supervised and approved study involving research into Maori or indigenous visual culture to realise an individually conceived body of work that allows for the design and/or coordination of an exhibition, together with an exhibition report that resolves research and practice, or a database that contextualises the body of work within the student's personal oeuvre.
150.825 Nga Miro Whakaaturanga Thesis Practicum 120 Cr Pt1 60 credits
A supervised and guided independent study resulting in a published work.
150.826 Nga Miro Whakaaturanga Thesis Practicum 120 Cr Pt2 60 credits
A supervised and guided independent study resulting in a published work.
150.873 Research Report Maori Studies (60) 60 credits
150.881 Thesis 90 Credit Part 1 45 credits
A supervised and guided independent study resulting in a published work.
150.882 Thesis 90 Credit Part 2 45 credits
A supervised and guided independent study resulting in a published work.
150.883 Thesis 90 credits
A supervised and guided independent study resulting in a published work.
150.899 Thesis 120 credits
A supervised and guided independent study resulting in a published work.
150.900 PhD Maori Studies 120 credits

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