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Māori Studies

150.001 Bridging Studies in Māori Culture and Society15 credits
This course prepares students for university level study of Māori culture, social sciences and education and examines the principles and implications of biculturalism and the Treaty for New Zealand's social institutions and practices.

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150.103 Nau mai e noho: Engaging with Māori15 credits
This course will equip students with a range of skills to engage with Māori 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 Māori social and political organisations.

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150.106 Nga Hanga Whakairo: Traditional Māori Visual Art15 credits
An introduction to the scope of Māori art with a view to recognising traditional elementary forms and their significance. Social and cultural dimensions will be considered and Māori art forms from pre-contact times to the present will be examined within the context of a dynamic and changing society.

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150.107 Mata Puare: Studio IA30 credits
An exploration of the principles and elements of design and their application within two-dimensional contexts. The cultural significance of Māori design processes will be examined in order to understand interrelationships between form and content.

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150.108 Mata Puare: Studio IB45 credits
An exploration of the principles and elements of design and their application within three-dimensional contexts. The cultural significance of Māori design processes will be examined in order to understand interrelationships between form and content.

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150.112 Hauora Tangata: Māori and Global Indigenous Health15 credits
An introduction to Māori and global indigenous health issues within Aotearoa/New Zealand.

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150.114 He Tirohanga o Mua: Māori Custom, Lore and Economics15 credits
An analysis of Māori 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 Māori culture and the implications for modern times.

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150.201 Te Kawenata o Waitangi: The Treaty of Waitangi in New Zealand Society15 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/Māori and the Crown, as well as opportunities for resolution, are explored.

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150.202 Hauora Tangata: Māori Health Foundations15 credits
Cultural understandings of health form the basis for an exploration of cultural, biological, social, economic, environmental and political interactions and their impacts on Māori health. Implications for health workers and for Māori are examined within the context of Māori health perspectives, health services and Māori health gains.

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150.204 Mana Māori: Māori and Politics15 credits
The study of the nature of Māori politics and political self-determination in contemporary Aotearoa New Zealand. It will explore the avenues through which Māori 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 Māori political self-determination.

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150.206 Nga Momo Whakairo: Contemporary Māori Visual Art15 credits
An interpretation of the design structures that constitute Māori art from a bicultural perspective together with an examination of the factors that determine stylistic change.

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150.207 Mata Oho: Studio IIA30 credits
An examination of the significance of Māori 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.

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150.208 Mata Oho: Studio IIB45 credits
An examination of the significance of Māori 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.

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150.213 Tikanga-a-Iwi: Tribal Development15 credits
A critique of the tribe as a foundation for traditional Māori 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.

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150.216 He Huarahi Rangahau: Māori and Research15 credits
An introduction to Māori-focused research. Methodological, ethical and philosophical issues will be explored using a range of case studies taking into account Māori values, Māori community expectations, sources of information and the interface between matauranga Māori and scientific method.

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150.301 Te Mana Te Kawanatanga: Māori Policy and the State15 credits
Recent policies, legislation and judicial outcomes that impact on Māori people are examined as well as interaction between Māori and the State in formulating policies for Māori. A framework for analysis derived from Māori perspectives serves as a basis for understanding policy development and is applied to specific policy areas including Māori land, broadcasting, fishing, employment, health, the environment and Treaty settlements.

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150.302 Planning for Māori Health15 credits
Strategies for the advancement of Māori 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 Māori health strategies and positive Māori development.

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150.303 Mana Wahine: Māori Women15 credits
A theory and research based examination of issues that concern Māori women in all contexts, including the roles that Māori women assume both within a Māori social framework and beyond. Theories of mana wahine and the ways mana is maintained, enhanced or lessened will be examined.

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150.304 Te Ao Hurihuri: Contemporary Māori Issues15 credits
A critical examination of contemporary Māori cultural, political and human rights issues through colonization to present day renaissance of Māori and indigenous peoples.

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150.307 Mata: Studio IIIA30 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.

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150.308 Mata: Studio IIIB60 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.

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150.407 Matatau: Studio IVA60 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.

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150.408 Matatau: Studio IVB60 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.

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150.701 Tino Rangatiratanga: Strategic Māori Development30 credits
Strategies for Māori advancement are examined within a Māori 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.

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150.702 Mauri Ora: Māori Mental Health30 credits
An exploration of determinants of mental health for Māori, epidemiological trends and Māori cultural implications for community and clinical practice.

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150.707 Te Tataitanga Matatau: Advanced Studio Practice90 credits
An individually designed programme of advanced studio practice in Māori or indigenous visual culture development, with content related to personal strengths and interests.

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150.710 Te Reo Whakawhitiwhiti: The Language of Everyday Communication30 credits
A focus on the use of Māori language at home, in the workplace, in social situations, in sport and recreation. Students will be encouraged to express ideas and opinions in Māori 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.

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150.711 Te Tau-Ihu o te Reo: Advanced Māori Literature30 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 Māori 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.

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150.713 Te Reo o te Ao Whanui: Māori as an Official Language30 credits
The use of Māori 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.

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150.714 Ta Te Māori Rangahau Korero: Māori Research Methodologies30 credits
An examination of methodologies appropriate for research within Māori 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 Māori contexts, ethical issues, and research design form important aspects of the course.

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150.715 Taonga Tuku Iho: Heritage Aotearoa30 credits
An examination of the dynamics of Māori 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.

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150.720 Rangahau Whakairo: Pre-thesis Practicum120 credits
An individually supervised and approved study involving Māori 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.

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150.722 Te Tu Whanau: Whanau and Society30 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 Māori.

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150.723 Nga Momo Whanau: Whanau Form and Function30 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.

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150.724 Whakapiki Whanau: Whanau Intervention30 credits
An advanced study of the indications, relative merits, applications, and outcomes of interventions aimed at increasing whanau capacities.

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150.725 Rangahau Whakairo: Pre-Thesis Practicum (Part I)60 credits
 

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150.726 Rangahau Whakairo: Pre-Thesis Practicum (Part II)60 credits
 

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150.731 Te Reo o Te Akomanga: Language of the Classroom30 credits
He tatari, he whakahangai i ta te Māori 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 Māori perspectives applied to performance criteria in the education context and Te Aho Matua that are essential for teaching within kura kaupapa Māori.

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150.732 Inquiry Based Approaches in Kura Kaupapa Māori30 credits
Ko nga rautaki pakirehua Kaupapa Māori me nga iwi taketake e tirotiro ana ki nga wero e puta mai ana i te mahi whakaako ki nga Kura Kaupapa Māori. Māori and global indigenous inquiry methods that address existing or emerging challenges of teaching practice in Kura Kaupapa Māori learning environments

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150.733 The Kura Kaupapa Māori Curriculum30 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 Māori. 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 Māori.

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150.734 Pedagogy and Practice in Kura Kaupapa Māori30 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 Māori. An examination and application of Te Aho Matua pedagogies and Te Marautanga o Te Aho Matua curriculum within Kura Kaupapa Māori settings.

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150.799 Research Report (30)30 credits
 

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150.800 MPhil Thesis120 credits
A supervised and guided independent study resulting in a published work.

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150.801 MPhil Thesis 120 Credit Part 160 credits
A supervised and guided independent study resulting in a published work.

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150.802 MPhil Thesis 120 Credit Part 260 credits
A supervised and guided independent study resulting in a published work.

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150.809 Te Wahapu Matatau (Matau): Advanced Studio Practice90 credits
An individually designed programme of advanced studio practice in Māori or indigenous visual culture development, with content related to personal strengths and interests.

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150.816 Thesis 120 Credit Part 160 credits
A supervised and guided independent study resulting in a published work.

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150.817 Thesis 120 Credit Part 260 credits
A supervised and guided independent study resulting in a published work.

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150.821 Nga Miro Whakaaturanga: Thesis Practicum120 credits
An individually supervised and approved study involving research into Māori 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.

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150.825 Nga Miro Whakaaturanga Thesis Practicum 120 Cr Pt160 credits
A supervised and guided independent study resulting in a published work.

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150.826 Nga Miro Whakaaturanga Thesis Practicum 120 Cr Pt260 credits
A supervised and guided independent study resulting in a published work.

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150.873 Research Report Māori Studies (60)60 credits
 

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150.881 Thesis 90 Credit Part 145 credits
A supervised and guided independent study resulting in a published work.

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150.882 Thesis 90 Credit Part 245 credits
A supervised and guided independent study resulting in a published work.

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150.883 Thesis90 credits
A supervised and guided independent study resulting in a published work.

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150.899 Thesis120 credits
A supervised and guided independent study resulting in a published work.

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150.900 PhD Māori Studies120 credits
 

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