This course requires 2 options.

Year 9 Te Reo Māori Full Year

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms S. Richards

This full year course aims to introduce students to basic Te Reo and Tikanga Māori.  The aim is to extend this knowledge in the second semester further developing their skills.
Some of the topics covered are:

  • Mihimihi Pepeha (basic introductions and greetings)
  • Whānau (family)
  • Tikanga me ngā kawa o te marae (marae customs and marae protocol)
  • Haka & waiata
  • Tīnana (body)
  • Kāinga (home)
  • Pakiwaitara (legends)
  • Kura (school)
  • Whaikōrero (Māori oratory)

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

1x 1B5 exercise book
Students will also travel to the Te Arawa Regional Manu Kōrero Speech Competition which may cost $15.



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Credits listed may change.