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National Certificate in Seafood Māori (Customary Fishing)

National Certificate in Seafood Māori (Customary Fishing)

Level of Study: 
03
PROGRAMME OVERVIEW

This certificate programme gives an introduction to Māori customary fisheries issues, traditional harvesting and biology of commonly harvested kai moana, kai awa and kai roto species. The programme uses a kaupapa Māori framework for teaching and learning. Students will learn the importance of Māori knowledge and tikanga in understanding fisheries issues, in particular customary fisheries.

Students will learn about kaitiakitanga, customary fisheries legislation and permits, biology and harvesting methods. Graduates will be prepared for enrolment on the Certificate in Te Wai Māori (Freshwater Management).

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COURSE DETAILS
Duration:
19 Weeks
Location/s: 
Offsite
Start Date: 
05/02/2018
Finish Date: 
17/06/2018
Applications Close: 
22/01/2018
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:

Selection by interview.

Further Study:
  • Certificate in Te Wai Māori (Freshwater Management) Level 4
  • 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)
  • Bachelor of Environment Studies
Course Code: 16340
Course Type: Elective
Course Title: Describe the biology of the New Zealand greenshell mussel (kutai, kuku)
Description:

People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe, locate and identify the anatomical features of, describe the feeding, reproduction and life cycle of, and describe the factors that impact on the growth of the greenshell mussel (kutai, kuku); and describe abnormal features and/or behaviours that could indicate potential greenshell mussel health issues.



Course Code: 16673
Course Type: Elective
Course Title: Describe the biology of oysters (tio)
Description:

People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe oyster (tio) species found in New Zealand; locate and identify the anatomical features of an oyster; describe the feeding, reproduction and life cycle of the oyster species; describe the factors that impact on the growth of the oyster species and describe abnormal features and/or behaviours that could indicate potential oyster health issues.



Course Code: 17253
Course Type: Elective
Course Title: Describe the biology of an abalone (pāua)
Description:

People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe New Zealand abalone (pāua) species; locate, identify and describe anatomical features of an abalone; describe the feeding, reproduction and life cycle of the abalone; describe the factors that impact on the growth of an abalone; and describe abnormal features and/or behaviours that could indicate potential abalone health issues.



Course Code: 17476
Course Type: Core
Course Title: Find and catch fish using Māori customary methods
Description:

People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe the principles of te māramataka Māori; describe Māori customary methods to find and catch fish; and use Māori customary methods to find and catch fish.



Course Code: 17477
Course Type: Core
Course Title: Examine Māori customary methods used to trap and preserve indigenous freshwater species
Description:

People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe indigenous freshwater species; examine Māori customary methods for trapping and preserving indigenous freshwater species; and assess the impact of introduced species on indigenous freshwater species and their environments.



Course Code: 19851
Course Type: Elective
Course Title: Describe the biology of a fin fish
Description:

People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe a fin fish species; locate and identify anatomical features of the fin fish species and determine the sex of the fin fish species; describe the feeding, reproduction and life cycle of the fin fish species; describe factors that influence growth of the fin fish species; and describe abnormal features and/or behaviours that indicate potential fin fish health issues.



Course Code: 20305
Course Type: Elective
Course Title: Describe the biology of the sea urchin (kina)
Description:

People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe the New Zealand sea urchin (kina) and its natural habitat; locate and identify anatomical features of the New Zealand sea urchin; describe the feeding, reproduction and life cycle of the New Zealand sea urchin; describe factors that impact on the growth of the New Zealand sea urchin; and describe abnormal features and/or behaviours that could indicate potential New Zealand sea urchin health issues.



Course Code: 20306
Course Type: Elective
Course Title: Describe the biology of a species of aquatic crustacea
Description:

People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe a selected crustacean species and its natural habitat; locate and identify anatomical features; describe the feeding, reproduction and life cycle; describe factors that impact on the growth; and describe abnormal features and/or behaviours that could indicate potential health issues for the selected crustacean species.



Course Code: 20328
Course Type: Core
Course Title: Explain customary fishing rights and the impact of legislation
Description:

People credited with this unit standard are able to: explain customary fishing rights prior to European contact and explain legislation and its impact on customary fishing rights.



Course Code: 20329
Course Type: Core
Course Title: Explain and apply customary management tools and practices used for sustainable fishing
Description:

People credited with this unit standard are able to: explain the principles of access for customary fishing; the customary management tools used for sustainable fishing; the customary management practices used for sustainable fishing; and develop a management plan for sustainable fishing of a species or collective group of species of kai moana, kai roto or kai awa.



Course Code: 20912
Course Type: Core
Course Title: Harvest a customary catch and describe post-harvest requirements according to tikanga and legislation
Description:

People credited with this unit standard are able to: carry out the harvest of a customary catch according to tikanga and legislation; and describe the post-harvest requirements for the handling of a customary catch, according to tikanga and legislation.



Course Code: 20914
Course Type: Core
Course Title: Describe the rights and responsibilities of personnel associated with a customary catch
Description:

People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe the rights and responsibilities of personnel associated with a customary catch; and describe the rights and responsibilities of personnel associated with a customary catch when interacting with fishing authorities. This unit standard is for people associated with customary catch in a non-commercial sense.