HSPT701 – Te Wananga

Module code
Module title
Te Wananga
To advance knowledge and understanding of contemporary applications of The Treaty of Waitangi / Te Tiriti o Waitangi, and extend skills in Te Tiriti/Treaty-based practice within the context of physiotherapy. To explore the concept of decolonisation, and further integrate tikanga Maaori and Maaori models of health and well-being within their own emerging professional practice.
  • HS1901
NZQA Level
Level 7
NZQA Credits
Delivery method
  • Web-Enhanced
Learning hours
Total learning hours
Resources required
Teaching and Learning Strategy
May include: 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. Critically examine contemporary applications of The Treaty of Waitangi / Te Tiriti o Waitangi and decolonisation processes within the physiotherapy profession.
2. Contextualise tikanga Maaori and demonstrate appropriate usage of te reo Maaori within physiotherapy, community and hauora Maaori settings.
3. Adapt and apply Maaori models of health and well-being to your own emerging professional practice.
Skills and strategies of Te Tiriti/Treaty-based practice
Decolonisation strategies and processes
Textual, contextual and discursive analysis of key concepts (e.g. power dynamics/theorists, cultural capital and post-colonialism), their philosophical / theoretical underpinnings and their implications for practice
Maaori development initiatives / strategies in relationship to Te Tiriti/Treaty-based practice
Maaori identity in a contemporary context: significance of whakapapa and pepeha in society today
Tino rangatiratanga and mana motuhake
Tikanga Maaori applications within clinical settings
Tapu and noa
Te Reo Maaori pronunciation
Maaori models of health and well-being
Maaori service provider models
Iwi provider models
Assessment Criteria
Practice Based Assessment - this assessment must be passed to pass the module.
The portfolio is comprised of multiple components.
Students need to provide evidence against all learning outcomes, gain an overall mark of 50% and attend the noho marae to pass this module.

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