Whānau Ora

The content includes teaching of theory through the medium of whakairo and raranga, small group teaching and learning, coaching/mentoring project work, oral presentations, practical demonstrations and simulated practice.  In addition to fostering the relevant knowledge, skills and attributes, this approach is used to build a community of practice that creates a sense of belonging and a safe, secure and inclusive environment in which all learners can flourish.  The content of this programme covers Māori origins, beginning of the world, relationships, and cosmogony. The content also prepares students for further study in the Health and Social services domain.  

 

Campus: Porirua
Cost:  Free
Days: Thursday/Friday 
Hours: 9.00am – 2.30pm (half hour lunch) 
Equipment: Protective clothing and safety equipment is provided if appropriate 
Travel: This is provided free, subject to students meeting the MoE requirements 
Dates:  Thursday 11 February – Friday 12 November 2021 (34 weeks), normal school holidays apply.
Application:  Students must be enrolled in a secondary school in the Wellington region and be enrolled in the WTA by their secondary school 
Interview: Students may be required to attend an interview with a family member or school representative

Qualification

You will gain credits towards NCEA Level 3. 

Credits

On successful completion of this course, students will have gained 40 Level 3 credits.

Learning Outcomes

A student successfully completing this strand will be able to:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of Orokohanga Māori
  • Demonstrate knowledge of Kaupapa Māori and tikanga in practice
  • Demonstrate knowledge of Te Mana o Te Whenua and rangatiratanga
  • Demonstrate knowledge of risk mangement and safety tikanga and kawa

This programme strand is delivered through the media of whakairo / carving or raranga / weaving.

 

Assessment

Assessment is competency based against unit standard outcomes and related evidence requirements.


Assessments will follow the processes required by NZQA and relevant industry requirements as outlined by the relevant Industry Training Organisations.

 

Students will be assessed against the following criteria: 

Course Title Level Credits Version

Orokohanga Māori

Comprises of the following unit standards:

3 20  
30617    Demonstrate knowledge of whanaungatanga and whānau ora 3 6 1
30618    Identify and explain traditional and contemporary methods of effective communication used by whānau 3 8 1
30619    Explain the significance of kaitiakitanga within a whānau ora context 3 6 1
       

Kaupapa Māori

Comprises of the following unit standards:

3 12  
30625    Explain and apply health and safety when working with whānau 3 4 1
30624    Describe rangatiratanga and mana whenua, as it relates to whānau ora 3 4 1
       

Te Mana o Te Whenua

Comprises of the following unit standards:

3 8  
30625    Explain and apply health and safety when working with whānau 3 4 1
30624    Describe rangatiratanga and mana whenua, as it relates to whānau ora 3 4 1
       

 

Study Pathways

NZ Certificate in Study and Career Preparation (Level 4) Social Science

NZ Certificate in Study and Career Preparation (Level 4) Health Science