Learning Area: Maori
Qualification: NCEA Level 2
Ehara taku toa i te toa takitahi, engari he toa takitini.
This Māori Performing Arts course will allow students to learn and develop their skills in the areas of poi, haka, mōteatea and waiata-ā-ringa. Students will learn different types of songs and the protocols of the performing arts will be taught through practical application and research.
A major component of this course is performance and students will be expected to participate in a minimum of two performances in order to fulfil this component.
Course Components: Kaupapa/Themes covered in this class will be focused around people associated with the world of Māori Performing Arts and the components of performance.
- Waiata-ā-ringa themes and types
- Haka themes and types
- Mōteatea themes and types
- Hīmene themes and types
- Personal response to performances
External Credits: N/A
Internal Credits: 18 Level 2 MPA Credits
Entry Recommendations: Students must have gained the 8 credits at Level 1 before being eligible to complete Level 2