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Te Pou Hono ki Toi (Level 4)

Te Pou Hono ki Toi (Level 4)

Level of Study: 

This programme is intended for people who seek to develop a broad range of skills required to support and participate in mahi toi within marae communities.  Graduates of this qualification will be able to apply a broad range of mahi toi skills to support their whānau, hapū, iwi and marae communities. They will also improve their knowledge, understanding and skills of mahi toi and how to participate in the development of toi in marae communities.


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Marae-centred, National
Start Date: 
Finish Date: 
Intake Details :

Programme can be either 14, 16, 18 or 36 week duration.

Delivery Mode:
Noho marae, Mixed Mode, Other
Total Fee for 2019:

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


Entry is open to applicants who meet the following requirements:

Minimum Age: 
16 years
Minimum Qualification/s: 

Programme is open entry.

Additional Qualifications:

It is expected that applicants:

  • Have a desire to develop and empower marae communities and
  • May be required to attend an interview, or if one lives at some distance from Te Whare Wānanga o Awanuiārangi campuses, and/or complete a telephone interview.
Further Study:

Graduates of this qualification may pathway to the following:

  • Ngā Mana Whakairo a Toi: Bachelor of Maori Performing Arts (Level 7) [AW1320]
  • Toi Paematua Raranga, Rauangi, Whakairo (Level 7) [AI1081]
  • Te Tohu Toi Tangata: Bachelor of Humanities (Level 7) [AW1319]
  • Poutuarongo Toi Whakarākai (Level 5) [RK0008]
  • Te Toi O Nga Rangi/Bachelor of Maori Visual Arts (Level 7) [TA4947]
  • Maunga Kura Toi (Level 7) [2089]
  • Bachelor of Mātauranga Māori (Level 5 - 7) [AW1316]
Course Code: PTO001
Course Type: Core
Course Title: Mana Atua / Mana Whenua - Toi

Tauira will research and describe ngā mahi toi relevant to a marae setting or equivalent.

This course will enable tauira to research and describe the tikanga practices and processes of Toi Māori within marae communities (or equivalent).

(10 credits)

Course Code: PTO002
Course Type: Core
Course Title: Mana Tangata / Mana Rangatira - Toi

Tauira will create ngā mahi toi relevant to a marae setting or equivalent.
This course will enable tauira to create a portion of a traditional Toi Māori artwork incorporating traditional skills.
This course encourages tauira to create a piece of Toi Māori artwork that may incorporate or result in a:

  • Tāniko
  • Raranga
  • Korowai
  • Tukutuku
  • Whakairo
  • Kōwhaiwhai or
  • Tā Moko 

(30 credits)