New Zealand Diploma in Ngā Toi

Takitimu Performing Arts School Trust

Subject area

Creative Arts not elsewhere classified




1 Year

Total student fees


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About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

This qualification is intended for practitioners seeking to advanced practical, technical, and theoretical knowledge as well as in-depth practice consistent with tikanga and reo in Ngā Toi.

Graduates of this qualification will contribute to Aotearoa as practitioners able to manage and take responsibility for their own learning. Graduates will also be able to manage Ngā Toi projects and will be capable of working independently.

Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

Applicants seeking to enroll must meet the admission and eligibility criteria of Te Wananga Whare Tapere o Takitimu. The admission criteria include: a) An audition designed to assess health, fitness, performance disposition and capability; b) At least three written or where appropriate, oral character references; c) A formal interview. Level 6 Diploma - New Zealand Qualification Framework Applicants that are 18 years or older at enrollment, and; a) demonstrated suitability and capability in Maori Performance, or Maori Art Forms at Level 6; and, b) a Level 5 diploma in Maori Performing Arts or in general Performing Arts; and, c) demonstrated commitment to uphold the kaupapa of Takitimu; and, d) have provided a performance portfolio demonstrating evidence of creative practice and process; and, e) have provided a curriculum vitae outlining educational and employment achievements.

Detailed requirements

See provider website for more details about entry to this qualification.


1 Year

Tuition Fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees
(what you pay)
$3,641 $3,641
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
$4,877 $4,877
Total $8,518 $8,518

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Student Success


National Graduate Outcomes

Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:

Median earnings $39,000
Earnings range $30,000 - $47,000
In employment 53%
In further study 25%
On a benefit 4%

All KIS information is the most recent data available and relates to domestic students only.

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Contact details

Main Campus Office

Phone: (06) 873 0041
Fax: (06) 876 3135

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Where does this information come from?

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