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Certificate in Te Wai Māori (Freshwater Management)

Certificate in Te Wai Māori (Freshwater Management)

Level of Study: 
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PROGRAMME OVERVIEW

In the past and to this day, Māori have valued freshwater plants, animals and environments for food, shelter, recreation, and for their beauty and wairua. Students of this programme will be able to carry out basic ecological assessments and monitoring work, and will understand tikanga and kawa relevant to local freshwater sites.

Students will be able to identify common freshwater insects, plants and fish species and will understand introductory biology of these species. Students will be able to transfer freshwater fish and understand the reasons for doing so. Graduates will be prepared for enrolment on the Bachelor of Environment Studies.

COURSE DETAILS
Duration:
22 Weeks
Location/s: 
Multi-site
Start Date: 
25/06/2018
Finish Date: 
25/11/2018
Applications Close: 
11/06/2018
Delivery Mode:
Mixed Mode
Total Fee for 2018:
NIL

N.B. For more information regarding fees, please see our fees page.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Entry is open to applicants who meet the following requirements:

Minimum Age: 
16 years
Special Entry Requirements:
  • Applicants must in the first instance complete a written application form;
  • Selection by interview.
Further Study:
  • Te Pou hono ki Marae Atea (Lvl 4)
  • Te Pou hono ki Mahi Marae (Lvl 4)
  • Te Pou hono ki Toi (Lvl 4)
  • Te Pou hono ki Taiao (Lvl 4)
  • Te Pou hono ki Wairua (Lvl 4)

 

Course Code: POU119
Course Type: Core
Course Title: He Hauora Waimāori Me Te Waitai
Description:

The aim of this course is to revitalise the knowledge and practices used by local whānau, hapū and iwi to protect water resources from the mountains to the sea.



Course Code: POU120
Course Type: Core
Course Title: Te Kahui o Tangaroa Freshwater Resources
Description:

The aim of this course is for students to be able to identify selected freshwater plants and animals, and understand their lifecycles; and to revitalise the knowledge and practices used by local whānau, hapū and iwi to protect the natural resources of their awa, roto, puna and reporepo.



Course Code: TAI146
Course Type: Core
Course Title: New Zealand Conservation Studies
Description:

To provide an understanding of the New Zealand environment and associated ecosystems and examine societal attitudes toward its management.



Course Code: WAI100
Course Type: Core
Course Title: Freshwater Monitoring
Description:

The aim of this course is to develop and apply practical skills to collect and analyse data from the freshwater environment, interpret this, and evaluate the state of the environment.