Exploration of whakapapa (genealogically ordered knowledge), its physical manifestation, the marae (ritual centre of tribal communities across the Pacific), relevance to a post-Treaty-settlement, modern-day Aotearoa/New Zealand.

    This paper is taught in seminar style. Whakapapa (genealogically ordered knowledge) will be utilised as the underpinning epistemology. The paper is taught in English.

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    Paper title Whakapapa and Marae
    Subject Indigenous Development/He Kura Matanui
    EFTS 0.15
    Points 18 points
    Teaching period Not offered in 2022 (On campus)
    Domestic Tuition Fees ( NZD ) $929.55
    International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.
    MAOR 202
    MAOR 302
    Schedule C
    Arts and Music
    Tel 03 479 8674
    Teaching staff

    Dr Karyn Paringatai

    Paper Structure
    Internal assessment 100%

    Textbooks are not required for this paper.

    Graduate Attributes Emphasised
    Global perspective, Lifelong learning, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Research, Self-motivation.
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    Learning Outcomes
    On successful completion of INDV 302 the student will:
    • Have a strong grounding in core indigenous cultural values, concepts, issues and practices primarily associated with genealogical accountability (whakapapa) from a Māori tribal community perspective (marae)
    • Have an understanding of contemporary cultural, social, intellectual and economic development of indigenous peoples (Māori) in a national context
    • Have the ability to identify, analyse and discuss the cultural, social, intellectual and economic development of Māori
    • Be able to apply what is learnt about the cultural, social, intellectual and economic development of Māori and other indigenous peoples through fieldwork or in appropriate cultural institutions, such as marae


    Not offered in 2022

    Teaching method
    This paper is taught On Campus
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