Heke Whare Tapere

Diploma in Literary Performing Arts

Whare Tapere studies introduces you to the expression of Māori concepts, behaviour and values through song and dance. Learn about the history of whare tapere and develop key performance skills, including haka and waiata.  Mātauranga Māori and te reo Māori are a feature of all Whare Tapere progammes.

Heke Whare Tapere builds a foundation of knowledge around traditional Māori performance and the application of techniques in a contemporary context. The aim is to enable you to be a proficient and active performer with a working knowledge of te reo, composition, choreography and production. 

Heke Whare Tapere is the first year of the three year Poutuarongo Whare Tapere degree.

Heke Whare Tapere

Diploma in Literary Performing Arts

Code: HWT
Credits: 120
Duration:
1 year
Level: NZQA Level 5
Delivery: Residential seminars, self directed learning and online delivery
Mode: Bilingual (Māori/English) 
Next Intake:
 Huringa 1 (March)
Entry Requirements: Minimum age of 17 years. Regular internet access, email address and computer, laptop, tablet or other suitable mobile device is required.
Tuition Fees: $3,482 (approximately)

Curriculum

Marautanga

  • Year One
    COURSE OF STUDY

    PWTA101 Introduction to te Whare Tapere
    PWTA102 Ngā Tikanga a te Whare Tapere
    PWTA103 Introduction to Composition
    PWTA104 Tū Tamatāne, Tū Tamawahine

    IWI AND HAPŪ

    IWI101 Private Study of One Marae
    IWI102 Private Study of Iwi History

    TE REO MĀORI

    REO101 Hui Rumaki Reo 1
    REO102 Hui Rumaki Reo 2