11 Te Ao Haka 1

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Waimirirangi Paul.

Te Ao Haka is a culturally responsive art form providing opportunities for all ākonga to engage in Māori culture, language and traditional practice. 

In this course, students will discover, identify, access, and explore foundational knowledge and ideas in and about Māori performing arts through wānanga.

This course leads to Level 3 Te Ao Haka which is a University Entrance (UE) Approved course.


Previous experience performing in a kapa haka competitively, at a regional level or higher, is preferred.

However, students with a passion for, and skill in performing in kapa haka, should apply for consideration.

Or HoD Approval

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

*11HA1* - Supplementary costs: Approx $40 (Wānanga kapa haka)


Credit Information

You will be assessed in this course through all or a selection of the standards listed below.

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

Total Credits Available: 6 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 6 credits.

Internal or
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91977 v2
Te Ao Haka 1.2 - Perform an item from a Te Ao Haka discipline
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 6
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Total Numeracy Credits: 0