Te Pou Hono ki Toi

This level 4 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.

Requirements to engage in Te Pou Hono Programmes

Start Date
As per demand
20 weeks
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
Various marae nationwide
Min age 17. Open entry. A desire to develop and empower marae communities
Pathway to
View link below
Fees free

PTO001 Mana Atua / Mana Whenua – Toi

Course type:  Core (10 credits)

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

PTO002 Mana Tangata / Mana Rangatira – Toi

Course type:  Core (30 credits)

Description: 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. Tauira are encourage to create a piece of Toi Māori artwork that may incorporate or result in a Tāniko, Raranga, Korowai, Tukutuku, Whakairo, Kōwhaiwhai or Tā Moko 

Ngā korero a ngā tauira

Student's voice

Tomo mai ki Awanuiārangi

Experience Awanuiārangi

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

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