Maori and Indigenous Studies provides students the opportunity to develop a depth of expertise in Maori and Indigenous Studies, whilst also enabling expansion for that knowledge within a broader context by allowing the flexibility for students to complete a range of papers from within Maori and Indigenous Studies, as well as papers from other fields. The major includes critical thinking in innovative and creative ways related to Maori and Indigenous knowledge systems, and emerging methodologies and critical theory within the discipline of Indigenous Studies.
Maori and Indigenous Studies is available as a major for the Bachelor of Arts and the Bachelor of Social Sciences. Maori and Indigenous Studies may also be included as a second major or minor in other undergraduate degrees, subject to the approval of the Faculty in which the student is enrolled.
To complete Maori and Indigenous Studies as a single major for the Bachelor of Arts and the Bachelor of Social Sciences, students must gain 135 points from papers listed for Maori and Indigenous Studies, including 105 points above 100 level, and 60 points above 200 level. Students must complete MAORI102, and 15 points from MAORI101, MAORI111 or MAORI112, and MAORI202, MAORI203, MAORI250, MAORI302, MAORI303, MAORI304 and MAORI350.
To complete Maori and Indigenous Studies as part of a double major for the Bachelor of Arts and the Bachelor of Social Sciences or other undergraduate degree, students must gain 120 points from papers listed for Maori and Indigenous Studies, including 90 points above 100 level, and 45 points above 200 level.
To complete a minor in Maori and Indigenous Studies, students must complete 60 points from the papers listed for the Maori and Indigenous Studies major, including at least 30 points above 100 level.
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|MAORI101||Introduction to Conversational Maori for Absolute Beginners||18A (Hamilton), 18A (Tauranga), 18B (Hamilton) & 18S (Hamilton)|
|For absolute beginner students, this introductory paper to conversational Maori pays particular attention to pronunciation, greetings, and forms of language associated with certain cultural functions, such as mihimihi, as well as tasks such as thanking people, farewelling, communicating personal information, and naming everyday obj...|
|MAORI150||Te Tiriti o Waitangi: An Introduction to the Treaty of Waitangi||18A (Tauranga) & 18B (Hamilton)|
|This paper seeks to provide a sound understanding of Te Tiriti o Waitangi. It reviews historical and contemporary interpretations and takes into account the interplay of contextual issues of the time.|
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|MAORI222||He Ao Hurihuri He Ao Tuakiri: Evolving Maori Culture and Identity||18B (Hamilton) & 18B (Tauranga)|
|A critical examination of the diverse realities of being Maori in a changing world, highlighting local and global impacts on Maori culture and identity.|
|MAORI250||Maori Politics||18A (Hamilton) & 18B (Tauranga)|
|This paper examines Maori and Indigenous politics in a broad sense, from key ideas such as sovereignty, tino rangatiratanga, and autonomy, through to crucial forms of resistance via various political structures including local, Iwi, national and global Indigenous movements.|