New Zealand Certificate in Maori Traditional Food Production, Harvest, and Management (Kaupae 3)

Arai te Uru Kokiri Centre Charitable Trust

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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, iwi and hapori with an interest or some theoretical knowledge and operational experience in Mahinga Kai (Māori food production, harvesting, and management) who are seeking a formal qualification to work toward cultural confidence with limited supervision at an introductory level.
The purpose of the qualification is to validate and enhance learners' knowledge, understanding, and skills in Mahinga Kai, with a view to preserving, enhancing, and promoting this body of knowledge for current and future generations. Te iwi Māori and Aotearoa will benefit from having graduates who have, from a te ao Māori perspective, an appreciation for mātauranga Mahinga Kai, and are able to apply those skills and knowledge.
Graduates will be able to work with whānau, hapū, iwi, and hapori demonstrating and applying mātauranga Mahinga Kai as a unique body of knowledge to enhance connection to ao Māori.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Horticulture and Viticulture at this level can earn:


Median earnings one year after study


Median earnings two years after study


Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Employment rate two years after study


Employment rate two years after study

Data as at November 2022

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Phone: (03) 455 5725
Fax: (03) 455 5795

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