Year 9 Māori & Spanish

Subject Description

Teacher in Charge: S. Pimm

Students study a half year each of the following two subjects.


An introduction to Māori language and culture, with a focus on speaking, listening, reading, and writing. The achievement objectives of this course are to successfully develop students’ understanding of the Māori language and culture.


Learning Spanish provides links to people from other cultures, locally and globally. In Year 9 students learn how to receive and produce basic information in Spanish in everyday situations. This rapidly growing language is spoken all over the world. A knowledge of Spanish could help you in travel, tourism and hospitality industries and would be useful to anyone thinking of overseas travel.




Year 10 Spanish, Year 10 Te Reo Māori