Diploma in Arts (Māori Studies)

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What is it like?

Nau mai ki te wāhanga reo o Te Pūtahi-a-Toi, ka nui te mihi ki a koe. Ko te reo Māori to tātau kāinga kōrero mātauranga. Nō reira nau mai, haere mai!

Welcome to the reo section of Te Pūtahi-a-Toi, greetings to you. The Māori language is our home of conversation to refine our knowledge!

Maori language, society and culture are a rich, vibrant and dynamic part of Aotearoa New Zealand.

Maori Studies introduces you to te ao Māori, the Māori world, and will give you a sound background in Māori language, visual arts, Aotearoa heritage and Māori policy and development. An understanding of Maori language and culture is very important if you want to play a part in shaping the social, political and economic development of the nation.

The language courses begin with 150.110 Te Reo Whakahoahoa: Socialising in Māori, for students without any previous experience in the Māori language. If you are a Māori language speaker please contact the programme coordinator prior to enrolling in language courses. Through the Māori language courses you will develop knowledge of the language to become a fluent speaker. The other courses in Māori visual arts, Aotearoa heritage, Māori policy and development, and Māori health allow you to gain a sound understanding of Māori culture and society.

Careers

Māori Studies can lead to many different careers, including those in the list below.

  • Community work
  • Foreign affairs
  • Policy analysis
  • Research
  • Teaching
  • Translation services
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