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Below some information regarding a certificate in Waka Ama.
The programme offers an overview of waka ama, including paddling,
coaching, team management, food preparation and whänau support.
The programme encourages lifelong learning and development and
is taught in a supportive and positive environment. Students will learn
about waka ama in a wide range of contexts, including learning to paddle,
learning roles and responsibilities within waka ama club management,
water safety and completing Coaching Level 1 applicable for waka ama
and use across other sporting arenas.
A graduate of the Certificate in Waka Ama Level 4 will have knowledge
of waka types, history and tradition or waka ama, knowledge of tikanga
waka, tikanga Mäori and whakapapa, and water safety skills, all in a
waka ama context.
For further information please contact our Te Tai Tonga kaiako
Ben Ngaia on:
Phone: 021 1437 692
The programme is delivered via eight monthly weekend noho marae
and a one-day wänanga. Students who enrol on the programme will
experience waka ama paddling activities during the noho marae delivery.
Students will also engage in directed and self-directed study, experiential,
and peer learning.
Duration: 36 weeks part time
Start: March 2010
Cost: no fees
More information: www.twoa.ac.nz or 0800 355 553