MAOR107-23S1 (C) Semester One 2023

Te Ara o Tawhaki: Maori Thought, Beliefs and Practices

15 points

Start Date: Monday, 20 February 2023
End Date: Sunday, 25 June 2023
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Sunday, 5 March 2023
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Sunday, 14 May 2023


This course provides an introduction to Maori knowledges and metaphysics through a study of topics such as voyaging, art and aesthetics, warfare, conflict and peace. We also look at how approaches to Maori knowledges and their impacts are critiqued.


Equivalent Courses

Course Administrator

Emma Maurice


Grant Kururangi , Hamuera Kahi and Madi Williams


Assessment Due Date Percentage  Description
Online Quizzes - 3 30% There will be fthree on line quizzes posted on LEARN fortnightly relative to the previous weeks lectures and readings. Each quiz/task will be worth 10%
Take Home Test 1 20% This test will cover material from Term 1. The format of the test will include both short and long answers.
Research Exercise 20% The main aim of this task is to find three appropriate resources on the following Maori concepts. 1. Mana 2. Tapu 3. Utu. Students must outline and identify the key points of each resource. Furter details will be given in week 5.
Take-home Test 2 30% The test will focus on material covered in Term 2. Further details will be given in week 10.

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $821.00

International fee $3,750.00

* All fees are inclusive of NZ GST or any equivalent overseas tax, and do not include any programme level discount or additional course-related expenses.

For further information see Aotahi School of Maori and Indigenous Studies .

All MAOR107 Occurrences

  • MAOR107-23S1 (C) Semester One 2023
  • MAOR107-23S1 (D) Semester One 2023 (Distance)