Here's your opportunity to take your current knowledge of rongoā to an advanced level by further developing your skills in our diploma programme. You'll deepen your understanding of rongoā Māori history and practices, and advance your knowledge and understanding by exploring the essence of the natural environment.
Become a kaitiaki of rongoā for future generations, supported by a nationally recognised qualification.
When you pass this programme, you'll get this qualification:
This is a full-time programme that consists of 120 credits delivered over 38 weeks. Throughout the programme you will be required to attend:
You'll also need to complete learning activities designed to enhance your learning for:
Tauira will need to engage in the Te Wānanga o Aotearoa digital platform I-Akoranga throughout the programme. Internet access and a digital device is needed to enhance the tauira learning experience.
In some locations this programme may be provided by an approved sub-contract arrangement.
This qualification is for people who wish to develop in-depth knowledge of tikanga within a specialist field, founded on a Māori world view.
Graduates of this qualification will have a broad range of knowledge and skills to self-manage, and contribute to tikanga practice within defined contexts.
Graduates of this qualification will be able to take responsibility to self-manage their own learning and performance. They will be able to apply knowledge fundamental to tikanga practice, within a chosen field of work, or study, and across the community in general.
To enrol in this programme, a potential student must:
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Use your skills to help your whānau and our communities. You might be able to advise local and regional agencies seeking to broaden their knowledge base in kaupapa Māori principles and practices.
Mana Reo | 30 Credits
Articulate te reo to communicate tikanga practices to advance mana reo. Critique karakia and takutaku to communicate tikanga practices to advance mana reo. He rangahau i ngā pūkōrero o ngā tūpuna (Range - pūrakau, mōteatea, oriori).
Mana Tangata | 30 Credits
Analyse rongoā models as an expression of mana tangata. Apply knowledge of rongoā practices as an expression of mana tangata. Analyse the application of rongoā toa known medical condition and its symptoms.
Mana Whenua | 30 Credits
Integrate knowledge and tikanga within environmental settings as an expression of mana whenua. Apply practical and theoretical knowledge of tikanga-ā-iwi concepts within the environmental setting. Analyse the services offered within a hauora organisation.
Mana Ao Tūroa | 30 Credits
Rangahau the requirements to set up a rongoā practice to be proficient in mana ao tūroa. Rangahau Te Whakaputanga, Te Tiriti o Waitangi and WAI262 and evaluate its implications for the kaupapa of rongoā. Rangahau and prepare rongoā within a specific kaupapa.