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MAOR202 Māori and Tikanga

An examination of Māori culture in traditional and contemporary contexts.

This paper will expand on some of the basic understandings of concepts prevalent in a Māori worldview, as introduced in MAOR 102.

Paper title Māori and Tikanga
Paper code MAOR202
Subject Maori Studies
EFTS 0.15
Points 18 points
Teaching period Semester 1 (On campus)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $955.05
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MAOR 102
MAOR 222
Schedule C
Arts and Music
Tel 03 479 8674

Teaching staff

Dr Erica Newman

Paper Structure
Internal assessment 100%

Tikanga Māori. Mead H.M, Mead S.M.

Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Research, Teamwork.
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Learning Outcomes

Students, on the completion of this paper, will be able to:

  • Understand, through practical application, concepts prevalent in a Māori worldview
  • Have a deeper understanding of Māori customary concepts in traditional contexts
  • Be conscious of a Māori worldview in contemporary contexts

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Semester 1

Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system


Stream Days Times Weeks
A1 Friday 10:00-11:50 9-13, 16-22


Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend one stream from
A1 Tuesday 09:00-09:50 10-14, 16, 18-22
A2 Tuesday 10:00-10:50 10-14, 16, 18-22
A3 Tuesday 11:00-11:50 10-14, 16, 18-22
A4 Tuesday 12:00-12:50 10-14, 16, 18-22
A5 Tuesday 13:00-13:50 10-14, 16, 18-22
A6 Tuesday 14:00-14:50 10-14, 16, 18-22