Domain - Te Whakamahi Whenua

Domain - Te Whakamahi Whenua

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Level 1

Demonstrate knowledge of a native marine fish and a native marine shellfish species and its significance to M?ori

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19531 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to explain: the importance to Maori of one native marine fish and one native marine shellfish species, in a local context; the characteristics that help the native marine fish and the native marine shellfish species to survive in its environment; and the environmental relationships that the native marine fish and the native marine shellfish species develops within their own habitat.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 226 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

NZQA Maori Qualifications Services NZQA National Qualifications Services

Demonstrate knowledge of a native freshwater fish and a shellfish species and its significance to M?ori

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Version 5

19535 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to explain: the importance of one native freshwater fish and one native freshwater shellfish species; the characteristics that help one native freshwater fish and one native freshwater shellfish species to survive in its environment; and the environmental relationships that one native freshwater fish and one native freshwater shellfish species develops within their own habitat.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 226 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

NZQA Maori Qualifications Services NZQA National Qualifications Services

Level 2

Demonstrate knowledge of traditional M?ori ways of managing insect pests and plant diseases

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Version 6

15975 Unit Standard 2 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to describe: traditional Maori ways of managing insect pests and plant diseases in relation to cropping; and how traditional Maori ways of managing insect pests and plant diseases prevent insects and fungi from damaging crops.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 226 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

NZQA Maori Qualifications Services NZQA National Qualifications Services

Demonstrate knowledge of te wh?nau marama

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15980 Unit Standard 2 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to explain: the whakapapa o te whanau marama; and how nga tohu o te whanau marama are used and their importance to Maori.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 226 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

NZQA Maori Qualifications Services NZQA National Qualifications Services

Demonstrate knowledge of tikanga M?ori for r?kau M?ori used for kai

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Version 6

15982 Unit Standard 2 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to explain: tikanga Maori associated with the selection, gathering and preparation of rakau Maori for kai; and at least two Maori food preparation techniques using rakau Maori.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 226 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

NZQA Maori Qualifications Services NZQA National Qualifications Services

Explain harvesting and processing of native freshwater and native marine fish or shellfish species for kai

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Version 6

15992 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to explain: one native freshwater and one native marine fish or shellfish species; the use of one native freshwater and one native marine fish or shellfish species as kai, and the harvesting and processing of one native freshwater and one native marine fish or shellfish species.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 226 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

NZQA Maori Qualifications Services NZQA National Qualifications Services

Demonstrate knowledge of native freshwater and native marine plant species used for kai

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15994 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe one native freshwater and one native marine plant species used for kai; explain whakapapa for one native freshwater and one native marine plant species used for kai, in accordance with tikanga Maori, and explain tikanga Maori associated with the selection, harvesting and food preparation processes for one native freshwater and one native marine plant species.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 226 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

NZQA Maori Qualifications Services NZQA National Qualifications Services

Explain crop propagation in accordance with tikanga and crop requirements

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25469 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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People awarded this unit standard are able to explain, in accordance with tikanga and crop requirements: the selection and preparation of a crop for propagation; the preparation process of the propagation bed; and the propagation of crops and maintenance of the propagation bed.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 226 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

NZQA Maori Qualifications Services NZQA National Qualifications Services

Explain the cultivation of crops in accordance with tikanga and crop requirements

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25471 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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People awarded this unit standard are able to explain, in accordance with tikanga and crop requirements: the preparation of the mara for cultivation, planting and the maintenance of crops.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 226 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

NZQA Maori Qualifications Services NZQA National Qualifications Services

Explain the harvesting of crops in accordance with tikanga and crop requirements

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25474 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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People awarded this unit standard are able to explain, in accordance with tikanga and crop requirements: the preparation process for harvesting of crops, the importance of timing in the harvesting of crops, and the preparation process of crops for storage.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 226 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

NZQA Maori Qualifications Services NZQA National Qualifications Services

Explain crop storage practices in accordance with tikanga and crop requirements

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25476 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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People awarded this unit standard are able to explain crop storage practices in accordance with tikanga and crop requirements.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 226 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

NZQA Maori Qualifications Services NZQA National Qualifications Services

Level 3

Demonstrate knowledge of M?ori temperature control systems for crop storage and ng? whare M?ori
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2023.

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15974 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: explain Maori temperature control systems in relation to crop storage; explain Maori temperature control systems in relation to nga whare Maori; explain how Maori maintained temperature in accordance with local practices and the local environment and explain a traditional and contemporary whare Maori and evaluate the temperature control systems used.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA Maori Qualifications Services NZQA National Qualifications Services

Plan, prepare, carry out, and evaluate the propagation of crops in accordance with tikanga

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25470 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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People awarded this unit standard are able to: plan the propagation of crops in accordance with tikanga and crop requirements; prepare the propagation bed in accordance with the plan, tikanga and crop requirements; carry out the propagation of crops in accordance with the plan, tikanga, and crop requirements; and evaluate the propagation of crops.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 226 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

NZQA Maori Qualifications Services NZQA National Qualifications Services

Plan, prepare, carry out, and evaluate the cultivation of crops in accordance with tikanga

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25473 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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People awarded this unit standard are able to: plan the cultivation of crops in accordance with tikanga and crop requirements; prepare the cultivation bed in accordance with the plan, tikanga and crop requirements; carry out the cultivation of crops in accordance with the plan, tikanga, and crop requirements; and evaluate the cultivation of crops.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 226 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

NZQA Maori Qualifications Services NZQA National Qualifications Services

Plan, prepare, carry out, and evaluate the harvesting of crops in accordance with tikanga

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Version 6

25475 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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People awarded this unit standard are able to: plan the harvesting of crops in accordance with tikanga and crop requirements; prepare the harvesting of crops in accordance with the plan, tikanga and crop requirements; carry out the harvesting of the crops in accordance with the plan, tikanga and crop requirements; and evaluate the harvesting of crops.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 226 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

NZQA Maori Qualifications Services NZQA National Qualifications Services

Plan, prepare, carry out, and evaluate the storage of crops in accordance with tikanga

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Version 6

25477 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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People awarded this unit standard are able to: plan the storage of crops in accordance with tikanga and crop requirements; prepare the storage facility in accordance with the plan, tikanga and crop requirements; carry out the storage of crops in accordance with the plan, tikanga and crop requirements; and evaluate the storage of crops.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 226 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

NZQA Maori Qualifications Services NZQA National Qualifications Services

Describe and compare the origins of the k?mara in accordance with ng? k?rero tuku iho

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Version 5

25478 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to describe the origins and varieties of the kumara and compare nga korero tuku iho and a contemporary theory of the origins of the kumara.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 226 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

NZQA Maori Qualifications Services NZQA National Qualifications Services

Explain mahinga kai in relation to the way M?ori connect to, and use taonga of, the taiao

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Version 8

6145 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to explain: mahinga kai in relation to how Maori connect to the taiao; mahinga kai in relation to how Maori use taonga of the taiao; and mahinga kai activities in relation to the maramataka.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 226 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

NZQA Maori Qualifications Services NZQA National Qualifications Services

Plan, carry out and evaluate a local mahinga kai activity

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6146 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: plan, carry out and evaluate a local mahinga kai activity.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 226 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

NZQA Maori Qualifications Services NZQA National Qualifications Services

Level 4

Analyse the issue of cultural property in relation to the patenting of kumara and ti kouka
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2023.

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15996 Unit Standard 2 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: analyse the patenting of the kumara and ti kouka in relation to Maori cultural property rights; develop conclusions that are substantiated by evidence about the effects of patenting on Maori cultural property rights, and discuss the reasons for the Japanese interests in the patenting of the kumara and ti kouka plant species and the cultural property rights of these plants by Maori.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA Maori Qualifications Services

Level 5

Explain the origins and cultivation of k?mara
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 3

16383 Unit Standard 8 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to explain: a local Maori tradition associated with the origins of the kumara and its introduction to Aotearoa; local tikanga associated with the cultivation of kumara, and the different stages of local customary kumara production.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA Maori Qualifications Services

Explain the harvesting and storage of k?mara
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16384 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to explain: a local Maori tradition associated with the harvesting of kumara; local tikanga associated with the harvesting of kumara; and local kumara storage practices.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA Maori Qualifications Services

Carry out the cultivation, harvesting and storage of k?mara
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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16385 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to plan, carry out and evaluate the cultivation, harvesting and storage of kumara, and carry out the construction of a kumara storage facility based on a customary design.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA Maori Qualifications Services

Explain the cultivation of taro
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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16386 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to explain: a local Maori tradition associated with the origins of the taro and its introduction to Aotearoa; local tikanga associated with the cultivation of taro; and the different stages of local customary taro production.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA Maori Qualifications Services

Explain the harvesting and storage of taro
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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16387 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to explain: a local tradition; local tikanga associated with the harvesting of taro, and local taro storage practices.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA Maori Qualifications Services

Carry out the cultivation, harvesting and storage of taro
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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16388 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to plan, carry out and evaluate the cultivation, harvesting and storage of taro, and carry out the construction of a taro storage facility based on a customary design.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA Maori Qualifications Services

Explain the cultivation of hue
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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16389 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to explain: a local Maori tradition associated with the origins of the hue and its introduction to Aotearoa; local tikanga associated with the cultivation of hue; and the different stages of local hue production.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA Maori Qualifications Services

Explain the harvesting and storage of hue
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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16390 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to explain: a local Maori tradition associated with the harvesting of hue; local tikanga associated with the harvesting of hue, and local hue storage practices.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA Maori Qualifications Services

Carry out the cultivation, harvesting and storage of hue
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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16391 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to plan, carry out and evaluate the cultivation, harvesting and storage of hue, and carry out the construction of a hue storage facility based on a customary design.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA Maori Qualifications Services

Explain the cultivation of r?wai M?ori
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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16392 Unit Standard 8 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to explain: local tikanga associated with the cultivation of riwai Maori; the different stages of local customary riwai Maori production; and the origins of riwai Maori.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA Maori Qualifications Services

Explain the cultivation of kamokamo
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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16393 Unit Standard 8 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to explain: local tikanga associated with the cultivation of kamokamo; the different stages of customary kamokamo production; and origins of kamokamo in the local context.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA Maori Qualifications Services

Explain the cultivation of aute
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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16394 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to explain: a local Maori tradition associated with the origins of aute; local tikanga associated with the harvesting of aute; and local uses and methods of production associated with aute.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA Maori Qualifications Services

Explain a local M?ori tradition associated with the cultivation of t? kouka
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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16396 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to explain: a local Maori tradition associated with the origins of ti kouka; local ti kouka cultivation and harvesting tikanga; and the local uses and methods of production associated with ti kouka.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA Maori Qualifications Services

Explain local tikanga in relation to the harvesting and storage of aruhe
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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16398 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to explain: a local Maori tradition associated with the origins of the aruhe; and local tikanga associated with the harvesting, processing and storage of aruhe.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA Maori Qualifications Services

Explain the harvesting, preparation and storage of hua r?kau
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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16400 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to explain: local Maori traditions and tikanga associated with the harvesting, preparation and storage of hua rakau suitable for human consumption.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA Maori Qualifications Services

Contains Maori components

Analyse and explain the earthwork construction for the defence of p?
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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16402 Unit Standard 7 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: explain the earth work constructions of different pa; and analyse the effectiveness of the pa in the defence of their inhabitants.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA Maori Qualifications Services

Contains Maori components

Demonstrate knowledge of pre-European whare construction in relation to the required earth works
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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16403 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: explain local Maori earth works required for the construction of whare; explain local customary earth moving techniques required to construct foundations; and analyse the effectiveness of earth moving techniques and earth work designs.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA Maori Qualifications Services

Contains Maori components

Explain stone quarrying techniques and practices used by M?ori
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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16404 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to explain: a local Maori tradition associated with the origins of toka Maori; quarry site selection and stone quarrying techniques; and local Maori stone uses and stone working techniques.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA Maori Qualifications Services

Level 6

Carry out the cultivation, harvesting and propagation of aute
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 3

16395 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to plan, carry out and evaluate the cultivation, harvesting and propagation of aute.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA Maori Qualifications Services

Carry out the cultivation, harvesting and processing of t? kouka in relation to its local uses
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 3

16397 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to plan, carry out and evaluate the cultivation, harvesting and processing of ti kouka.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA Maori Qualifications Services

Carry out the harvesting, preparation and storage of aruhe
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 3

16399 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: plan, carry out and evaluate the harvesting, preparation and storage of aruhe.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA Maori Qualifications Services

Carry out the harvesting, preparation and storage of hua r?kau
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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16401 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: plan, carry out and evaluate the harvesting, preparation and storage of hua rakau.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA Maori Qualifications Services

Contains Maori components

Carry out stone quarrying techniques used by M?ori
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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16405 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able: to plan for the quarrying of a toka Maori; plan for the making of two types of Maori stone tools; and produce customary Maori stone tools.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA Maori Qualifications Services

Contains Maori components

Demonstrate knowledge of mahi t?poi in relation to M?ori land use
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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16406 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: explain a mahi tapoi activity in relation to present day Maori land use; analyse the nature and extent of mahi tapoi and land use interactions; and explain how Maori manage resources associated with tourism in a contemporary context.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA Maori Qualifications Services

Data as at 10 August 2022