New Zealand Certificate in Manaaki Marae

Te Pukenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Subject area

Food and Hospitality not elsewhere classified


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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 is a foundation qualification and is intended for people looking to gain skills and knowledge for the purpose of further study, and/or roles in marae-based kāuta/wharekai services and/or the hospitality industry.

This qualification will provide marae, communities, and the hospitality industry with people who have entry-level kitchen skills, developed in a kaupapa Māori context.

Graduates of this qualification will have skills in and knowledge of, basic food preparation and cooking, as well as working in accordance with tikanga and marae kawa, under supervision.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Food and Hospitality 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: (09) 4703555
Fax: (09) 470 3556

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


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