New Zealand Diploma in Tourism Maori (Level 5)Manukau Institute of Technology
About this program
Deliver authentic indigenous experiences and other tourism ventures locally, nationally and globally.
You’ll develop an increased understanding of Māori culture and identity as well as explore how your own cultural traditions and identity add to a broader appreciation of diversity to enable you to provide a unique visitor experience.
Gain a strong grounding in hands-on practical business practices such as effective communication skills, use of digital technologies, event and destination management. Another area of value is participating in various site visits, field trips, marae experiences, coastal walks, and heritage or forest trails that have great cultural significance.
This blend of understanding Te Ao Māori, one’s own cultural identity, and 21st century business skills will prepare you well to meet the growing demand for people able to provide high-quality indigenous experiences for visitors to Aotearoa, New Zealand.
Includes 90 hours of industry placement in the tourism industry.
October intake requires reenrollment every quarter.
- Tourism operations consultant
- Cultural consultant and/or ambassador
- Customer service consultant
- Iwi tourism consultant
- Business development consultant
- Conference and conventions consultant
- Corporate and event consultant
- Public relations consultant
- Tourism consultant.
You will need to complete the following courses:
Level 5 (15 credits each)
440.501 Indigenous Tourism
440.503 Impact of Tourism on Indigenous Cultures
440.502 Guiding Tourism and Marae Tikanga
440.504 Investigate a joint venture in a Tourism Product
440.506 Digital Technologies in Tourism Event Planning
440.505 Tourism Operations and Event Management
440.507 Tourism Māori, Destination Management
440.508 Workplace Practicum (90 hours)
Further training or study
Bachelor of Applied Management (Level 7) (major in Tourism Management)
Graduate Diploma in Tourism Management (Level 7)
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