Faculty of Arts
Te Ao Māori: The Māori World
This course introduces students to Māori life over time, giving research-based insights into topics that are often discussed and sometimes controversial, and that continue to shape contemporary life in New Zealand. These include aspects of cosmology, the arrival of our Māori ancestors in Aotearoa, the structure and nature of Māori society, leadership, the arrival of Europeans, the 1835 Declaration of Independence and the 1840 Treaty of Waitangi, impacts of European immigration on Māori society, the land wars, the ongoing struggle of Māori to the present day, the Waitangi Tribunal, contemporary Māori issues.
Summer School, repeated Semester 2
Coordinator(s) Professor Margaret Mutu
Coursework + exam
MAORI 130: 15.0 points