Te Reo Māori Level 1

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs R. McLean

Recommended Prior Learning

It is highly recommend that students have completed Year 9 and Year 10 Te Reo Māori. 

Students who have completed 3-4 consecutive years of Total Immersion or 4-5 consecutive years of Partial Immersion at Primary School or Kura Kaupapa Māori may apply to study at this level as well. Entry is at the discretion of the Te Reo Māori Kaiako.

Te Reo Māori Level 1

Students will learn about the following; Te Kainga: Cultural practices in the home Te Kura: Everyday activities, practices and protocols, sports etc. associated with school Nga Hui: Maori gatherings, practices and protocol associated with the Marae Te Ao Taiohi: The teenage world. Organising and participating in leisure activities, communication using modern technology e.g. cell phones, e-mail, Facebook etc. 

Learning Areas:

Languages, Te Ao Maori


Te Reo Māori Level 2

Career Pathways

Youth Worker, Secondary School Teacher, Teacher Aide, Television Presenter, Intelligence Officer, Psychologist, Journalist, Interpreter, Legal Executive, Solicitor, Foreign Policy Officer, Registered Nurse, General Practitioner, Psychiatrist, Early Childhood Teacher, Economist, Human Resources Adviser, Barrister, Health Services Manager, Health Care Assistant, Primary School Teacher, Kaiwhakaako Māori

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Language Perfect approx. $20 - optional but recommended.

Possibility of a trip to the Auckland Polynesian Festival approx. $25 (optional). Marae Trip approx. $50

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


Courses outlined will only be available if sufficient students wish to take them AND appropriate staff are available to teach them. Courses that do not run may be offered through distance learning and be supported by the Distance Learning Department.