MAST 206

Whakatakoto Kaupapa (Māori Planning and Development)

Course overview

You’ll grow your knowledge of kaupapa Māori approaches to planning and development.

Course information

Prerequisites and Restrictions You must satisfy the following requirement(s):


  • Te Tiriti o Waitangi (The Treaty of Waitangi), MAST-104



  • a minimum of 15 credit point(s) from the course(s) specified below
  • He Tirohaka Whakamuri (An Overview of Maori Issues), MAST-115

Credits 15
Domestic fees $773.00

What you will learn

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

  • Discuss the history of Māori planning and development in Aotearoa New Zealand
  • Describe traditional and contemporary Māori and other Indigenous approaches to development
  • Know the diversity of modern Māori and Indigenous identities
  • Discuss the Treaty of Waitangi for Māori planning and policy-making
  • Outline the theoretical and analytical skills needed to inform Māori and Indigenous development
  • Identify government and local authority obligations to Māori in planning processes
  • Undertake basic research on Māori planning and development issues
  • Work in the bi-cultural contexts of planning and development in Aotearoa New Zealand.

For course information, please contact Dy Jolly.