SCIM101-14S2 (C) Semester Two 2014

Science, Maori and Indigenous Knowledge

15 points
14 Jul 2014 - 16 Nov 2014


This is an integrated multi-disciplinary course between Aotahi: School of Maori and Indigenous Studies and the College of Science. This course provides a basic understanding of Maori and indigenous peoples’ knowledge in such fields as astronomy, physics, conservation biology, aquaculture, resource management and health sciences. The course provides unique perspectives in indigenous knowledge, western science and their overlap. The course will provide an essential background in cultural awareness and its relationship with today’s New Zealand scientific community.

Learning Outcomes


Equivalent Courses

Streams Day Time Where Notes
Stream 01 Monday 10:00am-11:00am A6 Lecture Theatre 8 Sep - 19 Oct
Tuesday 11:00am-12:00pm E6 Lecture Theatre 8 Sep - 19 Oct

Streams Day Time Where Notes
Stream 01 Monday 9:00am-10:00am (Field Trip) 25 Aug - 31 Aug

Streams Day Time Where Notes
Stream 01 Friday 2:00pm-3:00pm Maori 253 8 Sep - 19 Oct

Course Coordinators

John Pirker and Hamuera Kahi


Assessment Due Date Percentage 
Final Exam 40%
Test 18 Aug 2014 25%
Forum 12 Sep 2014 10%
Essay 10 Oct 2014 25%

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $778.00

International fee $3,418.00

* Fees include New Zealand GST and do not include any programme level discount or additional course related expenses.

For further information see School of Biological Sciences.

All SCIM101 Occurrences

  • SCIM101-14S2 (C) Semester Two 2014