MAST 603

Mana Kaitiaki (Māori Resource Management)

Course overview

You’ll examine Māori environmental values and attitudes, along with customary and contemporary Māori approaches to managing natural resources, plus an examination and analysis of the Treaty of Waitangi and selected resource statutes from a Māori perspective.

Course information

Available semesters Semester 2 2024
Credits 20
Domestic fees $1,449.00

What you will learn

After successfully completing this course, you’ll be able to:

  1. Critically discuss the history of environmental governance, resource management, and development in Aotearoa-New Zealand from a Māori perspective.
  2. Effectively describe the challenges and advances across Aotearoa-New Zealand in contemporary resource management, planning and policy.
  3. Work professionally in a bi-cultural context of resource management, planning, policy in Aotearoa-New Zealand.
  4. Engage in collaborative research on Māori resource, planning, policy, and environment issues using appropriate methodologies.

Course examiners

Hirini Matunga

Hirini Matunga


Faculty of Environment, Society and Design