Tohu Whakairo

Kia ora and welcome to the Whakairo Assessment Support Material.

These resources have been designed to assist ākonga, teachers and tutors in assessing students against the relevant Whakairo Māori unit standards listed on the Directory of Assessment Standards (DAS).

Alternatively, they can be used as a guide to help assessors develop their own tasks and assessment schedules.

NZQA would like to acknowledge the efforts of all those whose work and experience have yielded this practical resource.

Individual Ākonga Booklets

Kaupae (Level) 1

Demonstrate knowledge of whakairo
23005   Ākonga Booklet (PDF, 618KB)
Pukapuka Ākonga (PDF, 692KB)
Demonstrate knowledge of how a kaiwhakairo shows meaning in their whakairo
23006  Ākonga Booklet (PDF, 593KB)
Pukapuka Ākonga (PDF, 650KB)
Demonstrate knowledge of customary whakairo designs and their meaning
23007  Ākonga Booklet (PDF, 345KB)
Pukapuka Ākonga (PDF, 486KB)
Describe customary whakairo and their function
23008  Ākonga Booklet (PDF, 616KB)
Pukapuka Ākonga (PDF, 579KB)

Kaupae 2

Identify and apply design elements in whakairo sketches, and identify specific techniques applied in whakairo
23009  Ākonga Booklet (PDF, 766KB)
Pukapuka Ākonga (PDF, 834KB)
Generate, develop and refine visual ideas in whakairo
23010  Ākonga Booklet (PDF, 617KB)
Pukapuka Ākonga (PDF, 658KB)
Demonstrate knowledge of whakairo production
23011  Ākonga Booklet (PDF, 643KB)
Pukapuka Ākonga (PDF, 725KB)
Demonstrate knowledge of function and significance to explore the value of whakairo
23012  Ākonga Booklet (PDF, 531KB)
Pukapuka Ākonga (PDF, 545KB)

Kaupae 3

Create whakairo
23013  Ākonga Booklet (PDF, 619KB)
Pukapuka Ākonga (PDF, 682KB)
Develop ideas to create whakairo
23014  Ākonga Booklet (PDF, 554KB)
Pukapuka Ākonga (PDF, 639KB)
Demonstrate knowledge of the composition, presentation and production of whakairo to interpret meaning
23015  Ākonga Booklet (PDF, 556KB)
Pukapuka Ākonga (PDF, 577KB)
Explain change in whakairo practises and whakairo production
 23016  Ākonga Booklet (PDF, 557KB)
Pukapuka Ākonga (PDF, 641KB)

Te Whakaruruhau booklet: Whakairo

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This booklet is a collection of ideas and philosophies discussed at a Whakairo hui attended by tutors and tohunga of Whakairo held at Otawhao marae in Te Awamutu, May 1999. It has been edited to contain material that whakairo tutors may find useful and has been made available as a resource for tutors.

 Te Whakaruruhau Booklet: Whakairo. (PDF, 1.2MB)

Full set of Support Materials

Ākonga Booklet (PDF, 3.2MB)

Pukapuka Ākonga (Reo Māori) (PDF, 2.9MB)

Assessor Booklet (PDF, 6.4MB)


For further information, contact MQS@nzqa.govt.nz


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