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MAOR207 Ngā Kōrero Nehe - Tribal Histories

Study of Māori tribal history up to first contact with Pākehā; included are texts in Māori and English. Forms and issues respecting Māori historical knowledge are also taught.

This paper is intended to serve as a critical introduction to the issues, materials and representations of the Māori past. The paper will explore two major facets of Māori and tribal history. The first facet, under the title 'He aha tēnei mea te hītori Māori? Ētahi tautohetohe', covers some broad issues subject to much debate. The key ones discussed in the course book include: what is Māori history? The second facet of this paper will critically analyse some of the recorded stories from the pasts of the Māori up to contact with Pākehā.

Paper title Ngā Kōrero Nehe - Tribal Histories
Paper code MAOR207
Subject Maori Studies
EFTS 0.1500
Points 18 points
Teaching period First Semester
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $851.85
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $3,585.00

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Prerequisite
MAOR 102 or 36 points
Schedule C
Arts and Music
Contact
maori.studies@otago.ac.nz
Tel: 03 479 8674
Teaching staff
Professor Michael Reilly
Paper Structure
Internal assessment 50%
Final Examination 50%
Textbooks
This paper is organised around a text entitled 'He Kōrero Nehe: Māori History: An Introduction'. This may be purchased from Te Tumu reception for $20.00.
Please note that an electronic copy is available on Blackboard for free.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Interdisciplinary perspective, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Information literacy.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
Students, on completion of the paper, will be able to:
  • Demonstrate a knowledge of Māori tribal traditions and an awareness of their significance within New Zealand history and in relation to Māori society and culture
  • Communicate by giving short oral presentations, participating in class discussions and writing essays
  • Research and analyse appropriate historical sources, such as secondary reading and oral authorities
  • Contribute to small group discussions on historical issues

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Timetable

First Semester

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
L1 Tuesday 15:00-16:50 9-14, 21-22
Friday 13:00-14:50 9-13, 17, 21-22

Study of Māori tribal history up to first contact with Pākehā; included are texts in Māori and English. Forms and issues respecting Māori historical knowledge are also taught.

This paper is intended to serve as a critical introduction to the issues, materials and representations of the Māori past. The paper will explore two major facets of Māori and tribal history. The first facet, under the title 'He aha tēnei mea te hītori Māori? Ētahi tautohetohe', covers some broad issues subject to much debate. The key ones discussed in the course book include: what is Māori history? The second facet of this paper will critically analyse some of the recorded stories from the pasts of the Māori up to contact with Pākehā.

Paper title Ngā Kōrero Nehe - Tribal Histories
Paper code MAOR207
Subject Maori Studies
EFTS 0.1500
Points 18 points
Teaching period First Semester
Domestic Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for 2018 have not yet been set
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

^ Top of page

Prerequisite
MAOR 102 or 36 points
Schedule C
Arts and Music
Contact
maori.studies@otago.ac.nz
Tel 03 479 8674
Teaching staff
Professor Michael Reilly
Paper Structure
Internal assessment 50%
Final Examination 50%
Textbooks
This paper is organised around a text entitled 'He Kōrero Nehe: Māori History: An Introduction'. This may be purchased from Te Tumu reception br/>Please note that an electronic copy is available on Blackboard for free.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Interdisciplinary perspective, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Information literacy.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
Students, on completion of the paper, will be able to:
  • Demonstrate a knowledge of Māori tribal traditions and an awareness of their significance within New Zealand history and in relation to Māori society and culture
  • Communicate by giving short oral presentations, participating in class discussions and writing essays
  • Research and analyse appropriate historical sources, such as secondary reading and oral authorities
  • Contribute to small group discussions on historical issues

^ Top of page

Timetable

First Semester

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
L1 Tuesday 15:00-16:50 9-13, 15-22
Friday 13:00-14:50 9-12, 15-22