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150.114 He Tirohanga Taketake: Māori Perspectives (15 credits)

(previously "150.114 He Tirohanga o Mua: Māori Custom, Lore and Economics")

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 Māori culture.

Changes have been made to this course. Information provided here only applies to 2020 enrolments.

Details Details

  • Year: 2020
  • Mode: Internal
  • Semester: Semester One full semester
  • Location: Manawatu Campus
  • Coordinator: Mr Te Ra Moriarty
  • Subject: Māori Studies
  • College: College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Online component Details

  • Online component: Fully Taught Online - As all of the course is taught online and there are no on-campus components (attendance at an examination venue may be required), Broadband access is required. In addition to accessing the Course Guide, students will be required to access core and supplementary digital study resources, contribute to discussion fora and complete online activities and assessment tasks. Core study resources that can be published in print will be supplied to the students who request them Learn more about Stream, our online learning environment.

Dates

  • Start Date: Monday 24 February, 2020
  • End date: Sunday 21 June, 2020

Withdrawal dates Requirements help

The last day to withdraw from this course:

  • Without financial penalty: Friday 6 March, 2020
  • Without academic penalty: Thursday 21 May, 2020

Fees


Course fees for 2020

  • Domestic Students: NZD $759.55 *
  • International Students NZD $3,316.25 *

* This fee information is for estimation purposes only and includes New Zealand Goods and Services Tax. Actual fees payable will be finalised on confirmation of enrolment. The estimate does not include non-tuition fees. To view an estimate showing both tuition and non-tuition fees use the Fees Calculator. These fees only apply to 2020 enrolments. Domestic students may be eligible for free fees in their first year.

Learning outcomes Details

Students who successfully complete this course should be able to:

  1. Discuss selected customary narratives as a blueprint for understanding social, familial and political relationships in Māori society.
  2. Examine the cultural and spiritual significance of key Māori institutions in both customary and contemporary contexts.
  3. Identify key concepts as applied in customary and contemporary Māori society and discuss their importance to a Māori world view

Please note: Learning Outcomes are subject to change until the beginning of the semester in which the course is delivered.

Assessments Details

During this course, the following assessments will contribute to your final mark.


Assessment Learning outcomes assessed Weighting
1 Test 1,2,3 40.0%
2 Written Assignment 1,3 30.0%
3 Oral/Performance/Presentation 2,3 30.0%

Please note: Assessment weightings are subject to change until the beginning of the semester in which the course is delivered.

* Specific dates for assessments will be finalised in information provided on Stream at the start of the Course.

Textbooks

It is recommended that textbooks are purchased no sooner than 7 weeks prior to the semester start date as textbooks can be subject to change.

Highly Recommended
  • Nga Putake O Te Tikanga: Underlying Principles And Values. In Tikanga Maori: Living By Maori Values
    Author: Mead, Hirini Moko. (2003)
    Publisher: Auckland, NZ: Huia Publishers

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Class timetable

The class timetable displays all available class times for this offering. Once you have enrolled in a course, you can access the student portal and select which of these class times you wish to attend.

Requirement(s): Each student should take 2 hour(s) of Lecture(s) and 1 hour(s) of Tutorial(s) per week.


Lecture (All students)
Thursday 11:00 - 13:00

Tutorial (Tutorial 1)
Thursday 15:00 - 16:00

Tutorial (Tutorial 2)
Thursday 16:00 - 17:00

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