Te Pou Hono ki Taiao

The is a 40 credit programme that provides tauira with a broad range of skills and knowledge to develop, support and fully participate in te taiao initiatives within marae communities (or equivalent).

Tauira will learn: 

  • Mana Atua through examining kaitiakitanga in relation to Atua Māori and te taiao. They will also look at the impact of colonisation and legislation on te taiao in marae communities (or equivalent).
  • Mana Whenua through discussing key landmarks, their significance and protection considerations, and describing the interface between resource management protocols and tikanga and kawa.
  • Mana Tangata through examining the customary uses of local plants and animals typically found in coastal/estuarine/river waterways, and explaining the ecological impacts of environmental and/or climate change on te taiao, developing a project plan to address the impacts.
  • Mana Rangatira through evaluating and describing how Māori connect to the ngahere, and examining and describing uses of rongoā Māori.

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. Interview may be needed.
Pathway
Pathway to
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Fees
Fees
Fees free

PTA001 Mana Atua – Taiao

Course type:  Core

  • Description: Tauira will demonstrate Mana Atua through examining kaitiakitanga in relation to Atua Māori and te taiao, They will also look at the impact of colonisation and legislation on te taiao in marae communities (or equivalent).

PTA002 Mana Whenua – Taiao

Course type:  Core

  • Description:  Tauira will demonstrate Mana Whenua through discussing key landmarks, their significance and protection considerations, and describing the interface between resource management protocols and tikanga and kawa.

PTA003 Mana Tangata – Taiao

Course type:  Core

  • Description: Tauira will demonstrate Mana Tangata through examining the customary uses of local plants and animals typically found in coastal/estuarine/river waterways, and developing a project plan on the ecological impacts of environmental and/or climate change on te taiao.

PMT004 Mana Rangatira – Taiao

Course type:  Core

  • Description:  Tauira will demonstrate Mana Rangatira through evaluating and describing how Māori connect to the ngahere, and examining and describing uses of rongoā Māori.


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

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