Assessment Support Materials: Tourism Māori

The following assessment schedules have been developed by the Tourism Māori Resource Development Group as a resource to support Tourism Māori tutors. They outline and give examples relating to student assessment and have a direct link to the corresponding unit standard.

They are a resource and are available for tutors to use how they see fit.

Environmental Tourism Māori

Level 3


Identify, and explain the history of, natural attractions and significant sites in tourism Māori


Identify and explain kaitiaki practices in tourism Māori

Schedule (DOC, 901KB)

Tourism Māori Practices

Level 3


Explain the importance, and demonstrate correct pronunciation, of Māori place names in tourism


List and use a range of te reo Māori greetings and farewells in tourism


Demonstrate knowledge of key forms of Māori communication and the significance of Māori identity in tourism Māori

Activity (DOC, 948KB)

Schedule (DOC, 925KB)


Explain the value and benefits of whānau in tourism Māori


Examine and recite appropriate karakia in tourism Māori


Explain the importance of respecting Māori customs and practices in tourism Māori


Plan, conduct, and evaluate a tour on a marae

Level 4


Demonstrate knowledge of essential aspects of marae tikanga in tourism Māori

Level 5


Discuss ngā hekenga mai and iwi settlement, and compare Māori customs with those of another Polynesian people

For the most up to date unit standards available in subfield Tourism Māori, please check the NZQA website.


For further information, contact Māori Qualifications Service.


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