12 Takahi (12TKH1)

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Tamara Yuill Proctor

12 Takahi


Do you have a passion to make Aotearoa a fairer and more just place? Ever wonder about the history of race relations in New Zealand?

This course aims to explore Aotearoa New Zealand’s unjust past and the conflicts that have been hidden from our history. You will be exposed to a range of difficult histories and explore ways on how we can heal those wounds. You will have the opportunity to research your own social issue and learn ways on how you can make a difference in the future. Māoritanga is a strong feature of this course and tikanga will be weaved throughout. This course is open to all learners who are willing to question the foundations of modern Aotearoa society.

Course Components

  • Early Māori history from mātauranga and western perspectives
  • Breaches of the Treaty of Waitangi
  • Contemporary Societal Issues
  • Tino Rangatiratanga
  • Purenga Ihomatua - Decolonising the system

Recommended Prior Learning

Entry Requirements

10 credits in a Level 1 language-rich subject

Assessment Information

Possible Credits
External - 0 credits
Internal - 5 credits