New Zealand Certificate in Ngā Taonga Tākaro

Skills Active Aotearoa 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, hapū 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 have the knowledge and understanding of kaitiakitanga, uaratanga, whakapono and korero whakapapa ā-iwi/rohe to actively advance the tikanga of Ngā Taonga Tākaro in relationship to facilitation, guidance and basic instruction.

It will provide the community with adept practitioners who have the applied skills to facilitate Ngā Taonga Tākaro initiatives 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 hapu.

What graduates earn

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


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Data as at November 2021

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Ikawai Community Scholarship

Provided by:

Waimate Accountants - Ikawai Community Scholarship Fund C/-


Varies, could be up to $5000

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Royal New Zealand Navy (RNZN) Scholarship

Provided by:

Gisborne District Council - PA to Mayor




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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

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

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