L3 Tikanga & Māori Performing Arts

L3TMPA
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr K. Williams

Required Prior Learning

Students wanting to enrol in this course will want to learn about Tīkanga Māori and Māori performing Arts. There is no prerequisite to enrolling in this course.



Students will undergo learning of various elements of Māori protocols and rituals for various Māori occasions, as well as learning all disciplines of Māori Performing Arts individually and as a performing bracket. 

This course provides foundation learning in all these areas with emphasis on Tauranga Moanatanga as well as awareness of kawa ā-iwi.

Unit Standards are available specific to L3 NCEA various disciplines such as Mau Rākau, Māori Performing Arts, and Tīkanga Māori.

All students assessed in this way will be expected to demonstrate on-going commitment, outside of the classroom, to the activity (Kapa Haka) for the duration of the activity. Assessment will occur once students present a readiness to be assessed.





Course Overview

Term 1
Ngā tīkanga a Tauranga Moana
Performance components
Mōteatea, Poi

Term 2
Maurakau
Matariki
Haka, Waiata A-ringa

Term 3
Choreography and Perform a full bracket.

Term 4
Māori and Pacifica Awards focus

Learning Areas:

Te Whare Māori


Assessment Procedures