SPOE501 – Matatiki - Outdoor Tikanga and Kaitiakitanga

Module code
Module title
Matatiki - Outdoor Tikanga and Kaitiakitanga
To further students in role modeling the Maori guardianship of the natural environment, which includes practices in environmental, sustainability education and the position of mana whenua in Aotearoa.
  • SH2001
NZQA Level
Level 5
NZQA Credits
Delivery method
  • Web-Supported
Learning hours
Directed hours
Self directed hours
Total learning hours
Resources required
Teaching and Learning Strategy
Project-based learning; Blended Learning; Group work; Practical activities
Learning Outcomes
1: Role model a framework of kaitiakitanga and accepted ethical practices in a range of outdoor environments.
2: Demonstrate knowledge of an environmental or sustainability issue in Aotearoa.
3: Prepare for, experience, participate, and have a leadership role in a noho marae.
- Te Tiriti o Waitangi.
- Cultural values and practices relating to ownership, the environment, sustainability and access.
- Iwi and or hapu associated with specific outdoor adventure environments.
- Conservation, sustainability and the natural environment.
- Tikanga and kawa of iwi and or hapu.
- Marae protocols.
- Pepeha, mihi, karakia and waiata.
- Maori Language pronunciation.
- Marae visit and overnight stay.
- Visits to local environmental projects.
Assessment Criteria
The portfolio of evidence comprises of multiple components. Students need to provide sufficient evidence against all learning outcomes and accumulate an overall module mark of no less than 50%.
Learning and Teaching Resource
Texts and readings will be determined by the lecturer and will be provided to the student in the individual module handbooks