Qualifications and standards

Tikanga: Reviewed standards

This page provides updates and notices during the review of the assessment standards.

Listed assessment standards


Māori Qualifications Services is pleased to advise that the reviewed Tikanga assessment standards were listed on the Directory of Assessment Standards (DAS) in January 2018.

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

The assessment standard documents are accessible by searching for the standard reference number or title.

Assessment Support Materials

Assessment support materials are available to assist kaiako develop programmes and assess against a range of these assessment standards.


The Whakaruruhau has reviewed the 28 Tikanga assessment standards to ensure that they are still relevant and fit for purpose, and that their outcomes are achievable, coherent, and consistent with valid assessment practices.


For the latest information and updates please contact Māori Qualifications Services.

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