Level 1 Te Reo Māori

Subject Description

Teacher in Charge: S. Pimm

Entry Guidelines

Genuine interest in Māori language and culture. Ideally, students should have studied Māori at Year 9 and 10 with some success. At least a basic understanding of Māori language to Level 4 of the curriculum. The ability to stand and introduce yourself and other members of your family is an absolute necessity. There is a noho marae trip during the first term of the year also.

An integrated Te Reo Māori course, with a focus on the four main components of the language: Speaking, Listening, Reading and Writing. The achievement objectives of this course are to successfully prepare students for Level 1 NCEA Achievement Standards.   There are two internal Achievement Standards completed over term 1 - 3, which assess the student's listening comprehension and writing skills.  Both are Portfolio style assessments and are worth 6 credits each.  There is an external reading comprehension assessment at the end of the year also, worth 6 credits.




Level 2 Te Reo Māori

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Koha for noho marae where applicable

Pathway Tags

interpreter, TV presenter, diplomat, reporter, journalist, teacher, performer, film director, Teacher, Copywriter, Public Relations Professional, Radio Presenter, Television Presenter, Interpreter, Translator, Archivist, Curator, Editor, Journalist, Government, Law and Safety, Policy Analyst, Barrister, Court/Legal Clerk, Judge, Legal Executive, Solicitor, Workplace Relations Adviser


An individual course will only run if sufficient students are accepted into the course.

All approvals for courses through this system are subject to satisfactory achievement in remaining internal standards and external examinations. Course Confirmation Day will run at the start of next year, where final approval for each course will be confirmed.