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) 


NCEA Level 1 Te Reo Māori me ngā Tikanga Māori

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

It is highly recommended that students pay an access fee of $20 to enable them to log onto the Language Perfect website to assist them with vocabulary homework.
1x 1B5 exercise book
Travel to Manu Kōrero Speech Competition $15.

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.

Credit Information
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
Total Credits

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

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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.