Bachelor of Animation and Graphic Design

Hiko-Rau studies provides a solid grounding in graphic design, multimedia and animation with an emphasis on the stories and histories of Māori. Gain a new vitality and respect for ngā pūrākau Māori and their associated traditions by researching the kōrero within your hapū and iwi. Develop proficiency in te reo Māori and apply to your creative designs.

Heke Hiko-Rau is a one year introductory programme to techniques in animation and multimedia production. Carry out a study on your marae and learn the foundations of te reo Māori, including mihimihi, waiata and karakia.

Years two and three of the Poutuarongo Hiko-Rau degree include studies in advanced application of design and animation techniques, anatomy, design and production for the web, and an introduction to computer game development. You will also look further into your hapū activites and continue to extend your reo skills.

*Hiko-Rau courses will not be offered in 2018.