Manaaki Tāpoi Introduction – Level 2
The Manaaki Tāpoi course celebrates the importance of cultural (indigenous) tourism. Learning will focus on key elements of the Māori culture and how this is interpreted in cultural tourism experiences. Students will gain an appreciation for the high regard that the Māori culture is held in by overseas visitors and will have an opportunity to interact with these visitors.
Each block of learning is held at a different location across Te Tau Ihu including local Marae. The Manaaki Tāpoi course has 14 NCEA credits at Level 2 and 7 at Level 3 embedded within the programme.
Learner Goals and Outcomes
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Explain kaitiakitanga and practices of kaitiakitanga in relation to a Māori environmental management system.
- Describe whanaungatanga in relation to the way Māori interact with the natural world.
- Describe whanaungatanga in relation to a local Māori environmental management system.
- Set tables, serve kai and clean tables in a marae wharekai in accordance with marae context and tikanga.
- Identify traditional kai in accordance with marae context and tikanga.
- Describe the gathering process of traditional kai in accordance with marae context and tikanga.
- Prepare kai and equipment to cook in an oven in a marae wharekai.
- Participate in a team or group which has an objective.
- Harvest harakeke to complete a kete.
- Prepare harakeke ready to complete a kete.
- Identify and prepare tools to complete a kete.
- List and use a range of te reo Māori greetings and farewells in tourism
It is strongly recommended prior to course start that students can demonstrate the following outcomes:
- Be able to present their own pepeha
- Have a sound knowledge of whanaungatanga
- Have a sound knowledge or kaitaikitanga
- Be able to recite at least one karakia from memory
Be able to recite at least one waiata from memory
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Pathway to :
Year 12 – 13 students
14 credits at Level 2, 7 at L3
16 days of learning in either 4 x4 day blocks (Intakes 1 and 3) or 2 x 8 day blocks (Intake 2)
Block Course Format; includes overnights. Each block is 4 or 8 days in length.
Tasman, Nelson, West Coast, Marlborough
Zero cost to the student. Fully funded by the Ministry of Education.
Week 1: 25-28 March
Week 2: 08-11 April
Week 3: 06-09 May
Week 4: 27-30 May
Week 1: 29 July – 1 August
Week 2: 19-22 August
Week 3: 02-05 September
Week 4: 21-24 October
*Dates may be subject to change
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What people say
“Manaaki Tāpoi implemented relationships-based pedagogies that respond to Māori values and knowledge. The course content included; a sense of competence and achievement, self exploration, cultural identity, supportive social interaction with peers and adults, challenging and rewarding physical activity, meaningful participation in the Māori community, routine limits and structure and diversity of experience.
It was empowering for those who may have always considered themselves disadvantaged, non-achievers and dislocated. When students looked at their strengths, they were often amazed to discover how resilient, adaptive and innovative they were.”
Teacher Westland High School, 2015