Qualifications and standards

Development of Taonga Pūoro standards

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This page provides updates and notices during the development of these new assessment standards.

Approved assessment standards

Māori Qualifications Services and the Taonga Pūoro Whakaruruhau have now completed the development of the new Level 3 Taonga Pūoro assessment standards.

The standards application was submitted for quality assurance and listing on the Directory of Assessment Standards in February 2018.

Submitted standards

Te Whakatīnanatanga

Std ID

Title

Credits

New 1

Develop a project brief to construct taonga pūoro

5

New 2

Develop a project brief to compose and perform taonga pūoro

5

Ngā Kōrero o Neherā

Std ID

Title

Credits

New 3

Explore and compare the works of taonga pūoro artists or practitioners with own taonga Pūoro

6

New 4

Demonstrate knowledge of traditional kōrero associated with taonga Pūoro

4

Te Whakatangi

Std ID

Title

Credits

New 5

Whakatangi (perform) taonga pūoro in traditional and contemporary contexts

10

New 6

Compose and perform a simple waiata supported by taonga Pūoro

5

Background

The Level 3 Taonga Pūoro standards were developed by the Taonga Pūoro Whakaruruhau to align with the outcomes of the New Zealand Certificate in Ngā Toi (Level 3) [Ref: 2789] qualification, and to compliment the existing taonga pūoro standards.

Contact

For the latest information and updates regarding this development, please refer back to this page, or contact Māori Qualifications Services.

 
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