New Zealand Diploma in Ngā Toi – Level 7
This programme will provide a creative knowledge, skills and applications in composition, production design and technical applications (audio, visual, costume, arts administration and management) to advance and promote the professional status of new Māori works and performance to, and for, diverse audiences, sectors and settings in local, regional, national and international levels.
What you need to know
Monday to Friday
9:00 am – 4:00 pm
(Performances/Projects scheduled outside workday/hours)
15 February 2021 – 3 December 2021
19 July 2021 – 22 June 2022
(one year full-time)
‘KO TE AMORANGI KI MUA, KO TE HĀPAI Ō KI MURI, TE TŪTURUTANGA MAHI PONO O TE MĀORI MANA MOTUHAKE’
This programme will provide the graduate with the capability to:
Apply critical understanding of Māori and non-Māori production knowledge system underpinning the staging of creative and, or original Māori works.
Integrate advanced technical expertise to inform indigenous storytelling through composition, performance, and production outcomes.
Utilise advanced management and administration know-how to produce relevant and viable minor productions.
Advanced creative practice.
Advanced stage production.
Advanced arts administration and management.
FUTURE CAREER OPPORTUNITIES
Graduates may contribute to the Ngā Toi art form, practice, and sector in a range of context for whānau, hapū, iwi and hapori with Ngā Toi projects including:
Whānau, Hapū, Marae, Iwi development
Applicants seeking to enrol maybe required to:
Audition to assess suitability in performance disposition and capabilities
Provide CV with references for a formal interview
Have successfully completed and provided evidence for example a Record of Achievement of a Level 6 Diploma in Māori Performing Arts or in general Performing Arts
Provide a performance portfolio demonstrating evidence of creative practice and processOr maybe you have a creative project to share with the world.
Provide a curriculum vitae outlining educational and employment achievements
May be granted at the discretion of the Academic Director or designated nominee by the QA group.
Assessments include oral, written and performance assignments. This programme is approved by the New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA), but the programme does not consist of NZQA unit standards.
To advance creative skills in composition, dance, musicality and kakahu to enable a presentation of a creative piece of work in a minor production.
To advance creative skills in lighting and sound to enable a presentation of a creative piece of work in a minor production.
To advance management and arts administration skills in staging a minor production.
Composed by Tama Turanga Huata
Performed by Breeze Hānara-King
Talk to one of our team to learn more