Te Whakamahi Whenua
Gain knowledge in traditional Māori food production, harvesting and preparation, that you can take home to your whānau to enhance wellbeing. Learn the value of food resources and their ecosystems from our natural environment, with a tailored, hands-on approach to study.
Te Whakamahi Whenua course offers foundational knowledge to improve whānau wellbeing. Learn skills to take home and share, and gain an understanding of te pono me te tika, whanaungatanga, kaitiakitanga, pukengatanga and rangatiratanga.
Our Te Whakamahi Whenua course is taught through the Arai Te Uru Kokiri Centre. You’ll gain a mix of practical experience through face-to-face in class learning, wananga and field trips.
Te whakamahi Whenua qualifications
Agriculture & Animal Care, Horticulture
This programme will build on your existing skills and knowledge in this area and can lead to the New Zealand Certificate in Māori Traditional Food Production, Harvest and Management (Level 3). You will gain a solid foundation in industries such as commercial fishing, forestry, agriculture and horticulture, able to apply a holistic framework to your work, and understand the steps needed to work towards protecting and enhancing our natural environment.
Kokiri Training Centre, Dunedin
Conservationist, Guide, Host, Tourism, Wellbeing Assessor, Whānau Support