New Zealand Certificate in Tikanga (Matauranga Maori) (Level 3)

New Zealand Certificate in Tikanga (Matauranga Maori) (Level 3)

New Zealand Certificate in Tikanga (Matauranga Maori) (Level 3)

New Zealand Certificate in Tikanga (Matauranga Māori) (Level) 3

Delivered in conjunction with Te Wananga o Aotearoa, this introductory programme gives you the foundations of understanding what tikanga is, why it exists, and how it manifests itself in practice.

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Key Details

20 weeks full-time

Study Modes:
On Campus

2023 Semester 1: 14 March to 18 July

2023 Semester 2: 16 March to 20 July - Murihiku Young Parents only

2023 Semester 3: 25 July to 22 November

2023 Semester 4: 26 July to 22 November - Corporate Client


The Zero Fees Scheme applies to this programme.

  • No tuition fees
  • No direct material costs.

Tikanga is about purpose, practices, and protocols, and you’ll find it in every aspect of te ao Māori (the Māori world view).

Your local class will have a specialised delivery strand that brings foundationdational tikanga learning to life.

When you pass this programme you will get this qualification:

New Zealand Certificate in Tikanga (Matauranga Māori) (Level) 3

You will learn about:

  • The traditional thinking behind tikanga and how it is applied in te ao Māori and the modern world
  • How to manage and apply the tikanga in a range of different contexts including leadership, problem solving and research.
  • Protocols and cultural practices that provide solutions to modern day problems.

Applicants should demostrate a keen interest in Tikanga Māori.

Applicants must be a minimum of 16 years of age.

For students to be considered to have satisfactorily completed an SIT programme, and be eligible for award of a qualification, they must have:

  • attended for not less than 80% of the timetabled class hours and other scheduled learning activities relating to the programme
  • completed all scheduled course work requirements and assessments
  • successfully completed assessment requirements for all modules, and achieved a total of 60 credits.

In order to be awarded the Certificate in Tikanga Māori, students must attain the minimum number of prescribed credits as specified in the programme schedule.

Tuesday, 6pm - 9pm

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