Te Pou Hono ki Wairua

This level 4 programme provides tauira with a a broad range of skills and knowledge to develop, support and fully participate in wairua initiatives 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). 

Tauira will also be able to demonstrate:

  • Mana Atua through describing the origin story and belief system of their wairua practice.
  • Mana Whenua through reflecting on the practices of a wairua practice including karakia, describing changes of this belief system, and the connection with the marae community (or equivalent).
  • Mana Tangata through reflecting on key people and events associated with a specific wairua practice within the marae community (or equivalent) and explaining and performing waiata/waiata tawhito from the wairua practice.
  • Mana Rangatira through reflecting on the leadership of a specific wairua practice and developing a plan to build its capacity and capability within the marae community (or equivalent).

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
Pathway to
View link below
Fees
Fees
Fees free

PWM001 Mana Atua – Wairua

Course type:  Core

  • Description:  Tauira will be able to describe the origin story and belief system of their wairua practice.

PWM002 Mana Whenua – Wairua

Course type:  Core

  • Description:  Tauira will be able to reflect on the practices of a wairua practice including karakia, describe changes of this belief system, and the connection with the marae community (or equivalent).

PWM003 Mana Tangata – Wairua

Course type:  Core

  • Description: Tauira will be able to reflect on key people and events associated with a specific wairua practice within the marae community (or equivalent) and explain and perform waiata/ waiata tawhito from the wairua practicE.

PWM004 Mana Rangatira – Wairua

Course type:  Core

  • Description:  Tauira will be able to reflect on the leadership of a specific wairua practice and develop a plan to build its capacity and capability within the marae community (or equivalent.

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

Interested? Make an enquiry

We will email you an info pack

Fill out our form to receive an information pack about the programme