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HSPT501 – Te Hihiri

Module code
Module title
Te Hihiri
This module aims to examine knowledge and applications of te ao Maaori and Te Tiriti o Waitangi provisions relevant to a field of study. This module will also build language and relational skills for applying in professional contexts and practice.
  • HL7000
  • HS1901
  • HS1902
  • SC9501
  • SH1803
NZQA Level
Level 5
NZQA Credits
Delivery method
  • Web-Enhanced
Learning hours
Total learning hours
Resources required
Teaching and Learning Strategy
May include: Wananga; Taukumekume; Rangahau/Research;Project-based Learning; Flipped Classroom; Blended Learning; Work-integrated Learning; Inclusive Practices. Methods may include workshops and practical classes, tutorials, case-based learning, inquiry-based learning, group activities & discussion, supported online learning, e-portfolio, practice simulation.
Learning Outcomes
1. Apply understanding of tikanga Maori relating to personhood within defined professional contexts.
2. Evaluate usage of tikanga Maori including te reo Maori terms and phrases relevant to professional practice.
3. Examine Maori versus non-Maori provisions of Te Tiriti o Waitangi to discuss implications for future professional practice.
• Te Ao Maaori – Maaori worldviews, creation narratives and traditional belief systems
• Tikanga Maaori / Maaori cultural practices and values
• Context specific te reo Maaori phrases, terms for professional contexts
• Whakawhanaungatanga – Processes and cultural practices for establishing and building relationships
• Te Tiriti o Waitangi provisions/ The Treaty of Waitangi provisions

The practice of the following content will be embedded into each session and not assessed; however, it will support and be relevant to all assessments.
• Pepeha and Maaori greetings
• Karakia and waiata
• Te reo Maaori for general contexts (everyday language)
• Te reo Maaori within a relevant industry context
• Te reo Maaori pronunciation
• Whakawhanaungatanga Activity Suite (Poowhiri, Noho marae, Waananga, Matariki, Mana Whenua Engagement, Te Wiki o Te Reo Maaori, Hauora activities, Kaiaawhina Network activities)
Assessment Criteria
The Whakawhanaungatanga Activity Suite is a calendar of regular opportunities for students to engage in te ao Maaori practices to support their learning and participate in a variety of events with Wintec and the wider community. The theory offered in this module will be supported with external experiences for students to apply and develop their learning and experience.

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