Qualifications and standards

Mau Rākau

This page provides updates and notices during the unit standards' review.

Listed unit standards

MauRakauPouMāori Qualifications Services is pleased to advise that the reviewed Mau Rākau unit standards were listed on the Directory of Assessment Standards in November 2015. These standards now include kaiaka/merit and kairangi/excellence grades in the new versions as an incentive for the secondary school students studying Mau Rākau at Levels 1-3.

For more information on the outcome of this review please download the Review of Mau Rākau unit standards change report.

These unit standards can be accessed by searching for the unit standards reference number or title.

Assessment resources are available to assist trainers, assessors and their students to meet the requirements of the Mau Rākau unit standards.


The Mau Rākau unit standards were reviewed as part of their maintenance cycle.


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

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