Te Pou Hono ki Marae Ātea

Te Pou Hono ki Marae Ātea

The programme provides tauira with a broad range of skills and knowledge to develop, support and participate in the rituals of the Marae Ātea within marae communities (or equivalent). They will also take responsibility for their own learning and be able to apply knowledge fundamental to marae communities (or equivalent).

The aims of the Te Pou Hono ki Marae Ātea programme are to provide tauira with


  • An introduction to understanding the Atua, Tūmatauenga and Rongomātāne and their relationship to Ranginui, Papatuānuku and the marae ātea.
  • Understanding the importance of mana whenua on the marae ātea in evaluating, describing and demonstrating a haka pōwhiri, wero or mau rākau.
  • The ability to describe, demonstrate a portion of, and reflect on the key components of a karanga or whaikōrero.
  • Knowledge and understanding about the roles of leading and supporting the ritual encounters of the marae ātea through mōteatea, waiata tawhito, pātere, pōkeka, kaioraora, waiata or oriori.

Requirements to engage in Te Pou Hono Programmes

Start Date
Dates
As per demand
Duration
Duration
20 weeks
Commitment
Commitment
8 weekend noho or block course of 20 days (10 hours per day) as per cohort preference
Applications Close
Applications close
2 weeks before start date
Campus Location
Locations
Various marae nationwide
Requirements
Requirements
Min age 17. Open entry. A desire to develop and empower marae communities
Pathway
Fees
Fees
Fees free

PMA001 Mana Atua – Marae Ātea

Course type:  Core

  • Description:  Tauira will learn about the Atua, Tūmatauenga and Rongomātāne and their relationship to Ranginui, Papatuanuku and the marae ātea (or equivalent).

PMA002 Mana Whenua – Marae Ātea

Course type:  Core

  • Description:  Tauira will learn about the importance of mana whenua on the marae ātea in evaluating, describing and demonstrating a haka pōwhiri, wero or mau rākau.

PMA003 Mana Tangata – Marae Ātea

Course type:  Core

  • Description: Tauira will describe, demonstrate a portion of, and reflect on the key components of a karanga or whaikōrero.

PMA004 Mana Rangatira – Marae Ātea

Course type:  Core

  • Description:  Tauira will learn about the roles of leading and supporting the ritual encounters of the marae ātea through mōteatea, waiata tawhito, pātere, pōkeka, kaioraora, waiata or oriori.

Ngā korero a ngā tauira

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Ngatai Rangihau
National Programme Coordinator for Te Pou Hono and Adult Community Education programmes

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