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Tikanga Māori in the Organisation



7 weeks

Course summary

We will begin by examining four concepts from an Iwi Māori perspective, not just through translating words, but seeing how an in-depth understanding of these concepts inform the values and behaviours within the institution. 

We will then look at tikanga in practice, and how four particular tikanga Māori practices can be embedded within an organisation, maintaining the integrity of the practice while allowing for participation and inclusion.

And finally we'll investigate the tikanga concepts that underpin the practice.

You'll have a window into a world view, encouraging you to gain a deeper understanding of why these tikanga are important.


What you will learn

Identify tikanga Māori practices, as appropriate to iwi-specific tikanga, and integrate them into your personal and professional practice both formally and informally.


Time commitment: 

2 x 2 hour tutorials, plus an assessment.

Online resources are provided.


While every effort is made to ensure that this sheet is accurate, Otago Polytechnic reserves the right to amend, alter or withdraw any of the contained information. The fees shown in this document are indicative ONLY. Both domestic and international fees are subject to change and are dependent on the development and implementation of Government policies. Please note that additional fees may from time to time be required for external examination, NZQA fees and/or additional material fees.