NCEA Level 2 Maori Performing Arts (MPA)
Teacher in Charge: Mr G. Rameka
The Year 12 course expands and extends the knowledge and ability of Māori performing arts and includes Mooteatea, Waiata-ā-ringa, Haka and Whakaraka (hand games). Students will be required to perform in some assessments. It is strongly recommended that students are members of the college kapa haka group to enhance their performance ability.
One cultural visit to Toi-Ohomai.
A student will be withdrawn from a standard if the teacher is not confident that the achievement of the standard is within the reach of the student or there is no evidence of the student attempting the assessment.
Recommended Prior Learning
Te Reo Maori is an added help as this course is taught and administered in Te Reo Maori for a considerable portion of the time.
Contributions and Equipment/Stationery
It is recommended students pay approximately $20 fee for one wānanga (overnight stay on school marae) per
term. It is beneficial for students on this course to be part of the school kapa haka group. The foundation skills that are taught are the same as for Māori Performing Arts.
Assessment InformationFor all standards, the initial focus is on the theoretical aspects of the topic, This is then moved into the practical elements with an assessment set at an agreed time/date. There no individual "practical" assessments; they are conducted as a group.
Total Credits Available: 34 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 34 credits.
interpreter, TV presenter, diplomat, reporter, journalist, teacher, performer, film director, Teacher, Copywriter, Public Relations Professional, Radio Presenter, Television Presenter, Interpreter, Translator, Archivist, Curator, Editor, Journalist, Government, Law and Safety, Policy Analyst, Barrister, Court/Legal Clerk, Judge, Legal Executive, Solicitor, Workplace Relations Adviser,
It is the policy of Taupo-nui-a-Tia College to have school-wide policies that inform parents and students of the criteria for administering all Assessments for National Qualifications.
Credits listed may change.