MAOR107-24S1 (D) Semester One 2024 (Distance)

Te Ara o Tawhaki: Maori Thought, Beliefs and Practices

15 points

Start Date: Monday, 19 February 2024
End Date: Sunday, 23 June 2024
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Sunday, 3 March 2024
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Sunday, 12 May 2024


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

Timetable 2024

Students must attend one activity from each section.

Tutorial A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Monday 08:00 - 09:00 Zoom
26 Feb - 31 Mar
22 Apr - 2 Jun

Course Coordinator

Hamuera Kahi


Madi Williams and Kirsty Dunn


Assessment Due Date Percentage  Description
Online Quizzes - Week 3, 5, and 9 30% There will be three on-line quizzes posted on LEARN fortnightly relative to the previous weeks lectures and readings. Each quiz will be worth 10% of the total course grade.
Take Home Test 1 20% This test will cover material from lTerm 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. Further 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 $844.00

International fee $3,950.00

* 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

  • MAOR107-24S1 (C) Semester One 2024
  • MAOR107-24S1 (D) Semester One 2024 (Distance)