Various forms of technologies in Māori Performing Arts including poi and patu, etc. are examined. A practicum component is also included. Taught mainly in Māori.
In this paper students will develop composition and tutoring skills. Students will work in groups to research, compose and choreograph a haka, poi or waiata and then teach this item to the rest of the class. Students will also perform these items to a select audience.
About this paper
|Ngā Hākinakina a Te Māori
|Semester 2 (On campus)
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- MAOR 208
- Schedule C
- Arts and Music
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- Teaching staff
- Paper Structure
- 100% internally assessed
- Teaching Arrangements
There will be two wānanga held throughout the semester and weekly 2-hour practicums/composition workshops.
Paper offered every second year.
Textbooks are not required for this paper.
- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
- Interdisciplinary perspective, Cultural understanding, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
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- Learning Outcomes
Students who successfully complete this paper will be able to:
- Demonstrate the ability to compose original haka/waiata and choreograph original and pre-written haka and/or waiata
- Demonstrate the ability to teach others
- Demonstrate knowledge of how to perform a range of compositions using appropriate actions, facial expressions, body movements and voice control
- Demonstrate an ability to work together as a group to perform to a high-standard bracket of items