Become a kaitiaki of our rongoā Māori and connect with the mātauranga (knowledge) of our tūpuna (ancestors) to address the wellness needs of today.
This programme will introduce you to the natural world of rongoā.
Learn about the customs and protocols that surround rongoā as you develop an understanding of the Māori world view. Be part of the revival of traditional and contemporary rongoā practices in Aotearoa, and gain insight and learn to know, appreciate, and respect rongoā but not yet use it or advise others on how to use it - that will take further study.
When you pass this programme, you'll get this qualification:
This is a full-time programme that consists of 120 credits delivered over 38 weeks. Throughout the programme you will be required to attend:
In addition to these, you’ll be expected to complete learning activities designed to enhance your learning for:
Tauira will need to engage in the Te Wānanga o Aotearoa digital platform I-Akoranga throughout the programme. Internet access and a digital device is needed to enhance the tauira learning experience.
To enrol in this programme, a potential student must:
You'll be ready to enrol on our Diploma in Tikanga (Rongoā) Level 5 programme.I want to use my qualification
With your new skills you'll be able to help your whānau and communities, local and regional bodies and agencies seeking to broaden their knowledge base in rongoā Māori.