TITO101-23S2 (C) Semester Two 2023

Maori Writing in English

15 points

Start Date: Monday, 17 July 2023
End Date: Sunday, 12 November 2023
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Sunday, 30 July 2023
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Sunday, 1 October 2023


This course introduces students to a wide range of Maori writing in English, and situates these works within a vast and vibrant whakapapa of Maori creative production in Aotearoa and beyond. Key themes within the course include: purakau and their contemporary retellings, Maori futurism(s), representations of kai and palate politics, the relationship between birds, writers, and the written word, and narrative sovereignty.


Timetable 2023

Students must attend one activity from each section.

Lecture A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Thursday 16:00 - 17:00 A7
17 Jul - 27 Aug
11 Sep - 22 Oct
Lecture B
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Wednesday 10:00 - 11:00 Jack Erskine 101
17 Jul - 27 Aug
11 Sep - 22 Oct
Tutorial A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Friday 11:00 - 12:00 Elsie Locke 104A
24 Jul - 27 Aug
11 Sep - 22 Oct

Course Coordinator / Lecturer

Kirsty Dunn


Assessment Due Date Percentage  Description
Reading reflection 20% Reading reflection
Essay 30% Essay
Online quiz 10% Online quiz
Take Home Test 40% Take Home Test

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $821.00

International fee $3,750.00

* All fees are inclusive of NZ GST or any equivalent overseas tax, and do not include any programme level discount or additional course-related expenses.

For further information see Humanities .

All TITO101 Occurrences

  • TITO101-23S2 (C) Semester Two 2023
  • TITO101-23S2 (D) Semester Two 2023 (Distance)