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11 Te reo Māori

Although next year timetables are yet to be finalised, course selection is now finished. Any changes to student courses will now take place in January.

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms J. Carter

This course builds on practical skills with content relating to Te ao Māori, tikanga Māori and Māori culture. This Year 11 course has a strong communication focus. Students will learn a variety of karakia and whakatauki and how to communicate about personal opinions, daily events and future plans. The topics that will be covered include sports, a childhood event, hospitality and home.
To support your learning, you have access to Education Perfect.

Course Overview

Term 1
Unit 1: Mahi Hākinakina - Sports.

In this unit you will learn how to communicate about past habits and routines; about present and past states, feelings and opinions; and you will learn to compare and contrast people, places and things.

Term 2
Unit 2: Ōku Maumaharatanga Pai - My Best Memories.

In this unit you will learn to communicate about past activities and events; about past states, feelings and opinions; and about problems and solutions.

Term 3
Unit 3: Manaakitanga - Hospitality.

In this unit you will learn to give and follow instructions; to communicate about problems and solutions; and immediate plans, hopes wishes and intentions.

Term 4
Unit 4: Ko wai au? - Who am I?

In this unit you will learn to communicate in formal situations; to communicate about past states, feelings and opinions; and to describe, compare and contrast people, places and things.

Recommended Prior Learning

Year 10 Te reo Māori or similar level of prior learning.

Course Costs and Equipment/ Stationery requirements

Highly recommended: $20 Education Perfect subscription (one payment for all languages)

Description Type Value
Education Perfect Voluntary $20.00


Continued study in Te reo Māori Year 12, 13 and at university. Te reo Māori is an official language in Aotearoa, and Māori speakers are now in high-demand. Being able to speak Te reo Māori will give you insight into the Māori culture and open doors to many career paths including: journalism, hospitality and tourism, teaching, performing arts, law, medicine, social work and business.

Credit Information

This course is approved for University Entrance.

Total Credits Available: 6 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 6 credits.

Internal or
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91086 v3
Te Reo Māori 1.2 - Korero kia whakamahi i te reo o tona ao
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 6
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 6
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Total Numeracy Credits: 0

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We aim to enable every student to have the course that they prefer, however, some courses have limited places or pre-requisits that may restrict the student's choice.