Māori Language/Te Reo Māori Papers at Tauranga (2024)
A programme in Te Reo Māori offers students the opportunity to study Māori language to a high level of competency.
Te Reo Māori is available as a first major for the Bachelor of Arts (BA). Te Reo Māori may also be included as a second major or minor in other undergraduate degrees, subject to approval of the Division in which the student is enrolled.
To complete Te Reo Māori as a single major for the BA, students must gain 135 points from papers listed for Te Reo Māori, including 105 points above 100 level, and 60 points above 200 level. Students must complete MAORI111, MAORI112, MAORI210, MAORI211, MAORI212, MAORI310, MAORI311, MAORI312 and MAORI316.
To complete Te Reo Māori as part of a double major for the BA or other undergraduate degree, students must gain 120 points from papers listed for Te Reo Māori, including 90 points above 100 level, and 45 points above 200 level. Students must complete MAORI111, MAORI112, MAORI210, MAORI211, MAORI212, MAORI310, MAORI311 and MAORI312.
To complete a minor in Te Reo Māori, students must complete 60 points from the papers listed for the Te Reo Māori major, including 30 points above 100 level. Students must complete MAORI111, MAORI112, MAORI211 and MAORI212.
Te Tohu Paetahi, our total immersion Māori language programme, has paved the way for the revitalisation of our ancestral language and 2016 saw Te Tohu Paetahi programme celebrating its 25th birthday. Please refer to Te Tohu Paetahi for further information.
Note: Students who have gained 14 credits or more at NCEA L3 in Te Reo Māori or Te Reo Rangatira, or equivalent will be exempt from MAORI111 and MAORI112 and will enrol directly into MAORI211 and MAORI212. Students will be guided to select 30 points from approved alternative papers at 100 level.
Students are encouraged to contact the Faculty of Māori and Indigenous Studies for programme advice.
For a full list of offerings in this subject, including those available in Hamilton and online, see the Catalogue of Papers. Not all qualifications and subjects can be taken in full in Tauranga. See what can be studied in Tauranga.
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Code Paper Title Points Occurrence / Location MAORI101 Introduction to Conversational Māori for Absolute Beginners 15.0 24A (Hamilton) & 24B (Hamilton) For absolute beginner students, this introductory paper to conversational Maori pays particular attention to pronunciation, greetings, and forms of language associated with certain cultural functions, such as mihimihi, as well as tasks such as thanking people, farewelling, communicating personal information, and naming everyday obj... MAORI111 Te Reo Māori: Introductory 1 15.0 24A (Hamilton), 24X (Hamilton) & 24X (Tauranga) An introductory paper for students with little or no knowledge of the Maori language which provides basic everyday language such as: greetings, farewells, focusing on family relationships, numbers, time, shopping, talking about a trip and commands. MAORI112 Te Reo Māori: Introductory 2 15.0 24B (Hamilton), 24X (Hamilton) & 24X (Tauranga) This paper extends the language and communication skills developed in MAORI111 to include the language of mealtimes, instructions/commands, expression/idioms, describing clothing and parts of the body, and a variety of Marae protocol.
Code Paper Title Points Occurrence / Location MAORI211 Te Reo Māori: Intermediate 1 15.0 24A (Hamilton), 24X (Hamilton) & 24X (Tauranga) This paper builds on the skills acquired in MAORI112, developing a complexity in language skills required in the communication of detailed travel directions, describing internal and external characteristics of a person and describing objects. MAORI212 Te Reo Māori: Intermediate 2 15.0 24B (Hamilton), 24X (Hamilton) & 24X (Tauranga) This paper builds on the skills acquired in MAORI211, developing further language skills required in Maori for communication about feelings, emotions, and describing the weather.
Code Paper Title Points Occurrence / Location MAORI311 Te Reo Māori: Advanced 1 15.0 24A (Hamilton), 24X (Hamilton) & 24X (Tauranga) I tua atu o MAORI212, arotahi ai tenei akoranga ki te whakahohonu, whakawhanui ake i te reo me nga pukenga o te akonga ki te tuhituhi, ki te whakawhitiwhiti korero, ki te whakaatu me te whakamarama i nga kaupapa rereke o nga horopaki o te ao tawhito, te ao hou hoki. This paper builds on the language acquired in MAORI212 further dev... MAORI312 Te Reo Māori: Advanced 2 15.0 24B (Hamilton), 24X (Hamilton) & 24X (Tauranga) I tua atu o MAORI311, ko ta tenei pepa he ata kuhu ki roto i etahi rangahau e hangai nei ki te whaikorero me te karanga, waihoki, ka kuhuna nga kano ahuatanga o te reo tonu, ara te kiwaha, te whakatauki me nga tongikura. I ko atu i enei, ka arohaehaetia nga manukura Maori. This paper builds on the language acquired in MAORI311 broa... MAORI390 Kaupapa Rangahau 15.0 24X (Online) A Directed Study is a taught paper that enables suitably qualified undergraduate students to undertake a piece of extended Indigenous Studies research. Students enrolled in this paper work on a focused piece of research under the guidance of academic staff with relevant expertise.
2024 Catalogue of Papers information current as of : 3 October 2023 8:50am