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Kai Oranga (Kaupae Tuawhā)

Kai Oranga (Kaupae Tuawhā)

Level of Study: 
04
PROGRAMME OVERVIEW

The Kai Oranga (Kaupae Tuawhā) programme focuses on food sustainability, and management, as well as empowering Māori to exercise control over all facets of the food that they grow, eat and manage. Furthermore, Kai Oranga (Kaupae Tuawhā) builds on the aspirations of Kai Oranga (Kaupae Tuatoru) by allowing tauira to reintroduce these cultural concepts and practices, along with practical knowledge, back into the memory and practices of Māori communities, increasing food security, food sovereignty and the health of Māori people.

COURSE DETAILS
Duration:
18 Weeks
Location/s: 
Multi-site
Start Date: 
TBC
Total Fee for 2019:
NIL
ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Entry is open to applicants who meet the following requirements:

Minimum Qualification/s: 

Entry is open to applicants who are:

  • New Zealand citizens or those holding a relevant visa
  • Have a desire to learn about maara kai and rongoā in a Māori context
  • Have a desire to work in the health and horticulture industries
  • Minimum age of 16 at the start date of the programme
Additional Qualifications:

In addition to meeting the entry criteria, entry is open to applicants and who may have:

  • Completed a level 3 Certificate at 60 credits or more; and,
  • Met the English Proficiency Outcomes as stated in accordance with the NZQF Programme Approval and Accreditation Rules 2013 if ones first language is not English or if applicants come from a country where the language of instruction is not English.
Further Study:
  • Certificate in Rongoā Māori Appreciation (Level 4) [Ref: AI2067]
  • Certificate in Environmental Management (Level 4) [Ref: ST5236]
  • Poupou Pakari Tīnana (Level 4) [Ref: 111828]
  • New Zealand Certificate in Māori Environment Practices (Kaupae 4) [Ref: 2346]
  • Te Pōkaitahi Tikanga (Waka, Rongoā, Te Ara Nunumi, Mātauranga Māori, Māori Development, Rangahau) (Kaupae 4) [Ref: 3040]
  • New Zealand Diploma in Manaaki Marae - Te Hāpai Ō Ki Muri (Kaupae 5) [Ref: 2432]
  • Te Pōkairua Tikanga (Waka, Rongoā, Te Ara Nunumi, Mātauranga Māori, Māori Development, Rangahau) (Kaupae 5) [Ref: 3041]
Course Code: KAI401
Course Type: Core
Course Title: Te Kōwae Ako 1 - Te Kōpura
Description:

This course prepares students to be able to plant, design, prepare and review maara kai, including the application of the maramataka. Students will learn to identify seasonal tohu that indicate planting and harvesting times, learn to identify soil types and be able to discuss the advantages of companion planting and crop rotation.



Course Code: KAI402
Course Type: Core
Course Title: Te Kōwae Ako 2 - Te Tāpapa
Description:

This course develops students intermediate skills in preserving, enhancing and promoting maara kai. Students learn to apply knowledge of nutrition, and apply permaculture design principles to kai oranga. Students will extend their knowledge of te reo me ōna tikanga to kai oranga situations.



Course Code: KAI403
Course Type: Core
Course Title: Te Kōwae Ako 3 - Te Hauhake
Description:

This course allows students to apply knowledge of nutrition and apply permaculture design principles to kai oranga.



Course Code: KAI404
Course Type: Core
Course Title: Te Kōwae Ako 4 - Te Rua
Description:

Students will apply the principles of kai oranga, demonstrate how ngā hua, or the produce, of maara kai can be distributed. Students will learn about food sovereignty, and apply this by preparing, planting and harvesting a maara kai. Students wil also learn about rongoā as it applies through kai oranga and the developmetn and maintenance of maara kai.e