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    Overview

    An introduction to the theory and practice of Māori culture and society in traditional and contemporary contexts.

    A basic understanding of Māori cultural concepts and the historical context within which Māori society has developed to its contemporary position is critical to New Zealand's development. A student who completes this paper will be equipped with the knowledge and cultural awareness to participate more fully in New Zealand society. The student will also develop a broader indigenous perspective that can be applied globally.

    About this paper

    Paper title Māori Society
    Subject Maori Studies
    EFTS 0.15
    Points 18 points
    Teaching period(s) Semester 1 (On campus)
    Semester 2 (On campus)
    Domestic Tuition Fees ( NZD ) $981.75
    International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.
    Schedule C
    Arts and Music
    Contact

    tetumu@otago.ac.nz
    Tel: 03 479 8674

    Teaching staff

    Leighton Williams

    Paper Structure

    Internal assessment 50%
    Final examination 50%

    Teaching Arrangements

    This paper is team-taught and convened by Erica Newman.

    Textbooks

    Te Kōparapara, An introduction to the Māori World (Auckland University Press 2018), Edited by M Reilly, S Duncan, G Leoni, L Paterson, L Carter, M Rātima, P Rewi.

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

    On completion of this paper, students will be able to:

    • Demonstrate knowledge of the Māori worldview and an understanding of the development of Māori society
    • Apply an understanding of concepts prevalent in a Māori worldview in assessing actions and events in New Zealand's history
    • Critically discuss the impact of the colonisation on the development of Māori society
    • Demonstrate knowledge of Māori society from an indigenous perspective as it exists in a contemporary context

    Timetable

    Semester 1

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

    Lecture

    Stream Days Times Weeks
    Attend
    A1 Tuesday 12:00-12:50 9-13, 15-22
    Thursday 12:00-12:50 9-13, 15-16, 18-22

    Tutorial

    Stream Days Times Weeks
    Attend one stream from
    A1 Wednesday 10:00-10:50 10-13, 15-16, 18-22
    A2 Wednesday 10:00-10:50 10-13, 15-16, 18-22
    A3 Wednesday 11:00-11:50 10-13, 15-16, 18-22
    A4 Wednesday 11:00-11:50 10-13, 15-16, 18-22
    A5 Wednesday 12:00-12:50 10-13, 15-16, 18-22
    A6 Wednesday 12:00-12:50 10-13, 15-16, 18-22
    A7 Wednesday 13:00-13:50 10-13, 15-16, 18-22
    A8 Wednesday 13:00-13:50 10-13, 15-16, 18-22
    A9 Wednesday 14:00-14:50 10-13, 15-16, 18-22
    A10 Wednesday 14:00-14:50 10-13, 15-16, 18-22
    A11 Thursday 10:00-10:50 10-13, 15-16, 18-22
    A12 Thursday 10:00-10:50 10-13, 15-16, 18-22
    A13 Thursday 11:00-11:50 10-13, 15-16, 18-22
    A14 Thursday 11:00-11:50 10-13, 15-16, 18-22

    Semester 2

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

    Lecture

    Stream Days Times Weeks
    Attend one stream from
    A1 Tuesday 12:00-12:50 29-35, 37-42
    Thursday 12:00-12:50 29-35, 37-42
    A2 Tuesday 16:00-16:50 29-35, 37-42
    Thursday 16:00-16:50 29-35, 37-42

    Tutorial

    Stream Days Times Weeks
    Attend one stream from
    A1 Wednesday 09:00-09:50 30-35, 37-42
    A2 Wednesday 09:00-09:50 30-35, 37-42
    A3 Wednesday 10:00-10:50 30-35, 37-42
    A4 Wednesday 10:00-10:50 30-35, 37-42
    A5 Wednesday 11:00-11:50 30-35, 37-42
    A6 Wednesday 11:00-11:50 30-35, 37-42
    A7 Wednesday 12:00-12:50 30-35, 37-42
    A8 Wednesday 12:00-12:50 30-35, 37-42
    A9 Wednesday 13:00-13:50 30-35, 37-42
    A10 Wednesday 13:00-13:50 30-35, 37-42
    A11 Wednesday 14:00-14:50 30-35, 37-42
    A12 Wednesday 14:00-14:50 30-35, 37-42
    A13 Thursday 09:00-09:50 30-35, 37-42
    A14 Thursday 09:00-09:50 30-35, 37-42
    A15 Thursday 10:00-10:50 30-35, 37-42
    A16 Thursday 10:00-10:50 30-35, 37-42
    A17 Thursday 11:00-11:50 30-35, 37-42
    A18 Thursday 11:00-11:50 30-35, 37-42
    A19 Thursday 15:00-15:50 30-35, 37-42
    A20 Thursday 15:00-15:50 30-35, 37-42
    A21 Friday 09:00-09:50 30-35, 37-42
    A22 Friday 09:00-09:50 30-35, 37-42
    A23 Friday 10:00-10:50 30-35, 37-42
    A24 Friday 10:00-10:50 30-35, 37-42
    A25 Friday 11:00-11:50 30-35, 37-42
    A26 Friday 11:00-11:50 30-35, 37-42
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