New Zealand Certificate in Maori Heritage and Wahi Tapu

Western Institute of Technology at Taranaki Ltd

Subject area

Tikanga - Māori Customs

Qualification

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Entry requirements

There are no mandatory prerequisites to meet regulatory body, or legislative requirements for this qualification.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

This qualification is intended for whānau, hapū, and others who work in the area of resource management, specifically in the protection and management of Māori heritage, including wāhi tapu and wāhi tūpuna; and are seeking a formal qualification to work independently at an intermediate level.
The purpose of the qualification is to provide whānau, hapū, iwi, hapori and other entities with graduates who are able to fulfil kaupapa Māori based advocacy roles and activities at an intermediate level. Te iwi Māori and Aotearoa will benefit from having graduates who are able to provide, from an āhuatanga Māori perspective, the skills and knowledge to protect and manage Māori heritage and sites of significance to Māori - cultural and spiritual - for the benefit of current and future generations.
Graduates of this qualification will understand the value of Māori heritage and sites of significance, and will be able to use their skills and knowledge based on whanaungatanga, kaitiakitanga, te pono me te tika, tūrangawaewae, pūkengatanga and rangatiratanga to independently apply the tools available for their protection and management.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Studies in Human Society at this level can earn:

$32,000

Median earnings one year after study

$33,000

Median earnings two years after study

$37,000

Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Employment rate two years after study

29%

Employment rate two years after study

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Advance Ashburton Community Foundation: Tertiary Education

Provided by:

Advance Ashburton Community Foundation

Website:

http://www.advanceashburton.org.nz/

Value:

variable - see "Additional Information".

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BPW Hawera Second Chance Education Grant

Provided by:

BPW New Zealand - Projects Chair

Website:

http://www.bpwhawera.org.nz/

Value:

The grant is up to $1000 .

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This information comes from Generosity New Zealand. For more scholarships, search their givME database (formerly called BreakOut) via your college, university or local library website.

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 948 896
Phone: (06) 757 3100
Fax: (06) 757 3236
Email: info@witt.ac.nz
Web: http://www.witt.ac.nz

Please contact the provider for details of where this qualification is offered.

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