12 Te Reo Maori

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms J. Caston

This course will further develop your competence in:

  • listening, speaking, reading and writing in Te Reo Māori
  • understanding of tikanga Māori
  • researching and presenting information gathered on Te Ao Māori
  • expressing personal opinions and thoughts on a given topic.

The topics that will be covered include a famous person, Māori prophets, news and current events and language revitalisation.
To support your learning, you have access to Education Perfect.

Course Overview

Term 1
Unit 1: Tangata Rongonui - A Famous Person

In this unit you will learn to read about and recount actual or imagined events in the past; and you will learn to offer and respond to information and opinions.

Term 2
Unit 2: Te Ao Pāpāhō - News and Current Events

In this unit you will learn to offer and respond to information and opinions, giving reasons; and to offer and respond to advice, warnings and suggestions.

Term 3
Unit 3: Whakarauora Reo - Language Revitalization.

In this unit you will express and respond to approval and disapproval, agreement and disagreement; and communicate about future plans.

Term 4
External preparation.


13 Te Reo Maori

Continued study in Te Reo Māori Year 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.

Course Costs and Equipment/ Stationery requirements

Education Perfect $20 (once for all languages).

Recommended Prior Learning

Year 11 Te Reo Maori or similar level of prior learning.

Credit Information
Internal or
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91285 v3 Te Reo Māori 2.2 - Korero kia whakamahi i te reo o te ao torotoro
A.S. 91286 v2 Te Reo Māori 2.3 - Panui kia mohio ki te reo o te ao torotoro
A.S. 91288 v3 Te Reo Māori 2.5 - Waihanga tuhinga auaha, i te reo o te ao torotoro
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 18 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 6 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 12 credits.

Pathway Tags

Journalism, Hospitality and tourism, Teaching, Performing Arts, Law, Medicine, Social Work, Business.

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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.