New Zealand Certificate in Ngā Taonga Tākaro

Skills Active Te Mahi Ako Limited

Subject area

Sport and Recreation Activities


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Entry requirements

Guiding Kaupapa

Refers to the skills and knowledge supporting the protection, maintenance and strengthening of the mauri, mana, tapu and taiao of Māori and their whānau, hapu and iwi through the delivery of Ngā Taonga Tākaro.

Refers to the values, principles, protocols which set the boundaries for how we conduct ourselves in Ngā Taonga Tākaro.

Refers to acting ethically and culturally to enhance and maintain your personal and environmental integrity, through Ngā Taonga Tākaro.

Korero Whakapapa ā-iwi/rohe
The ability to utilise Ngā Taonga Tākaro as a vehicle for iwi to express their specific knowledge. This includes knowledge of local kawa and tikanga; use of te reo; demonstration and/or role modelling of positive behaviours.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

This qualification will provide whānau, hapū and iwi with graduates who can demonstrate the fundamental knowledge and skills of Ngā Taonga Tākaro.
It will provide the community with graduates who understand kaitiakitanga, uaratanga, whakapono and kōrero whakapapa ā-iwi/rohe through participation in a chosen kaupapa of Ngā Taonga Tākaro for whānau, hapū, iwi or roopu.
Kia mau ki ngā taonga tākaro hei ara ki te ao Māori hei tāura here ki te oranga tangata, oranga iwi, oranga hapū.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Sport and Recreation at this level can earn:


Median earnings one year after study


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Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

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Employment rate two years after study

Data as at November 2022

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Phone: (04) 385 9047
Fax: (04) 385 7024

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