Skills you will gain
- Build quality relationships to form a coordinated approach in the delivery of services to tangata Māori as an expression of whanaungatanga.
- Apply a range of standard processes and systems to assist Māori and whānau to make well-informed decisions as an expression of kaitiakitanga and manaakitanga.
- Apply some operational and theoretical knowledge to design a whānau ora plan as an expression of pukengatanga.
- Reflect on practice and performance to develop own professional and personal attributes as an expression of rangatiratanga.
More about the Kokiri Centre
Located in Dunedin, New Zealand Kokiri offers practical/vocational courses that equip foundation learners with the opportunity to learn employable skills in preparation for higher education or as a gateway into the workforce.
- Open entry.
- International students are not able to study this programme.
COVID-19 vaccination information
If you want to apply for this programme, we’ll need to see evidence of your Covid-19 vaccinations (including types and dates). You need to have had three doses. We’re legally obliged to collect this additional information from you as this programme is covered by the Covid-19 Public Health Response (Vaccination) Order 2021.
Please just complete our online application process as normal. As part of the application process, you’ll be asked to provide your vaccination record.
The Government have advised that the only proof of vaccination that we can accept is a vaccination record PDF from your My Covid Record.
You will study
- Implications of legislation on hauora Māori
- How to manage personal safety when working with whānau
- Tikanga in relation to rongoā rākau
- Key dimensions of hauora
- How to prepare a nutritionally-balanced diet using kai tōtika Māori
- Tikanga associated with hauora in the home
- Processes of accountability within hauora
- Knowledge of rongoā Māori in relation to the prevention and treatment of illness
- Explain anger management in a hauora context
- Explain tikanga in relation to the human anatomy
Delivery is a combination of classroom learning and hands-on learning.
Facilitators use korero, presentations, visuals, study notes, reliable information from websites and other texts to support an interactive approach that delivers knowledge and supports the introduction and practice of skills and tikanga.
Practical skills are introduced by facilitator demonstration, group activities, and practical tasks, and opportunity is provided to undertake real-world activities.
Self-directed work involves investigation and completion of individual assignments for assessment.
Stationery will be provided.
Student loans and allowances with TTAF
Whilst this programme is free for you to study via the Trades and Apprenticeship Fund (TTAF), this fund only covers tuition fees and compulsory costs such as student levies. It does not cover any additional costs or living costs. You can pay for additional and living costs by yourself if that is possible for you or by applying for a loan or allowance through Studylink.
It is important to apply for your student loan/allowance at the same time as you apply for this programme, due to the length of time Studylink take to process. Loan/allowance applications can be cancelled at any time if you decide to withdraw your programme application or if it is unsuccessful.
- For information about student loans and allowances please visit the Studylink website
While every effort is made to ensure that this sheet is accurate, Otago Polytechnic reserves the right to amend, alter or withdraw any of the contained information. The fees shown in this document are indicative ONLY. Both domestic and international fees are subject to change and are dependent on the development and implementation of Government policies. Please note that additional fees may from time to time be required for external examination, NZQA fees and/or additional material fees.