An introductory study of various forms of waiata (Māori performing art) including haka from traditional to contemporary times. A practicum component is also included.
This paper is offered as one of the Māori Performing Arts papers. It is designed to provide students with the opportunity to learn various waiata and haka and understand a Māori worldview from the basis of the Māori language and Māori customary lore as expressed through the medium of the performing arts.
About this paper
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Lecturer: Karyn Paringatai
- Paper Structure
Internal assessment 100%
Textbooks are not required for this paper.
- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
- Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Communication, Cultural understanding, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
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- Learning Outcomes
Students who successfully complete this paper will be able to:
- Demonstrate knowledge of the Māori performing arts through performance
- Demonstrate knowledge of the forms of language used in the Māori performing arts as a medium for the expression of a Māori worldview
- Demonstrate knowledge of the significance of the Māori performing arts in relation to the Māori language and Māori customary lore