Maori and Tikanga

University of Otago

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Maori and Tikanga

  • Host University

    University of Otago

  • Location

    Dunedin, New Zealand

  • Area of Study

    Indigenous Studies, Pacific Studies

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites


  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • Credit Points

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3 - 4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4 - 6
  • Overview

    An examination of M?ori culture in traditional and contemporary contexts.

    This paper will expand on some of the basic understandings of concepts prevalent in a M?ori worldview, as introduced in MAOR 102.

    Learning Outcomes
    Students, on the completion of this paper, will be able to:
    -Understand, through practical application, concepts prevalent in a M?ori worldview
    -Have a deeper understanding of M?ori customary concepts in traditional contexts
    -Be conscious of a M?ori worldview in contemporary contexts

    Readings available on Blackboard

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