This course requires 2 options.

Year 10 Te Reo Māori

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms S. Richards

This full year course is for those students who aim to progress their knowledge/understanding of the Māori language and the wider aspects of Te Reo me ngā Tikanga Māori. This course covers Levels 2 to 5 of the New Zealand curriculum and also offers NCEA Level 1 credits. Some topics covered are:

  • Hākinakina (Sports)
  • Whaikōrero (Oratory)
  • Manu Kōrero Speeches
  • Leisure Activities
  • Kura (School)
  • Kāinga (Home)
  • Waiata & Haka

Students will also have the opportunity to gain a Tikanga Level 1 Unit Standard (Describe and explain the separation of Ranginui and Papatūānuku in accordance with ngā kōrero tuku iho). 

Recommended Prior Learning

It is preferable that students have studied Te Reo Māori in Year 9 or have attended Kohangareo, or Kura Kaupapa, or a Bi-lingual Māori school. We recommend that all students participate in Kapa Haka or Waka Ama to support and enhance their tikanga knowledge and ability to speak Māori.

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

1x 1B5 exercise book
$15 Travel to Te Arawa Manu Kōrero Speech Competition


Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 2 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 2 credits.

Internal or
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
U.S. 27105 v3
Describe and explain the separation of Ranginui and Papatuanuku in accordance with nga korero tuku iho
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 2
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 2
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Total Numeracy Credits: 0


It is the policy of Taupo-nui-a-Tia College to have school-wide policies that inform parents and students of the criteria for administering all Assessments for National Qualifications.

Credits listed may change.