Māori Language/Te Reo Māori Subject regulations

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.

Other qualifications

Prescriptions for:

Māori Language/Te Reo Māori papers

100 Level 200 Level 300 Level 500 Level
Code and paper title Points
MAORI101 Introduction to Conversational Māori for Absolute Beginners right arrow

For absolute beginner students, this introductory paper to conversational Māori pays particular attention to pronunciation, greetings, and forms of...

15 24A (Hamilton) & 24B (Hamilton)
MAORI111 Te Reo Māori: Introductory 1 right arrow

An introductory paper for students with little or no knowledge of the Māori language which provides basic everyday language such as: greetings...

15 24A (Hamilton) & 24X (Hamilton) & 24X (Tauranga)
MAORI112 Te Reo Māori: Introductory 2 right arrow

This paper extends the language and communication skills developed in MĀORI111 to include the language of mealtimes, instructions/commands...

15 24B (Hamilton) & 24X (Hamilton) & 24X (Tauranga)
MAORI115 Te Hā o te Reo: Emergence of the Language right arrow

This paper further reinforces students’ acquisition of introductory language components taught in MĀORI111 and MĀORI112, expanding on the...

15 24X (Online)
Code and paper title Points
MAORI210 Te Whakahaumanu Reo: Māori and Indigenous Language Revitalisation right arrow

This paper will explore the impact of colonisation on indigenous languages and examine a range of current and historic language revitalisation...

15 24B (Hamilton)
MAORI211 Te Reo Māori: Intermediate 1 right arrow

This paper builds on the skills acquired in MĀORI112, developing a complexity in language skills required in the communication of detailed travel...

15 24A (Hamilton) & 24X (Hamilton) & 24X (Tauranga)
MAORI212 Te Reo Māori: Intermediate 2 right arrow

This paper builds on the skills acquired in MĀORI211, developing further language skills required in Māori for communication about feelings...

15 24B (Hamilton) & 24X (Hamilton) & 24X (Tauranga)
MAORI215 Te Reo Whaiaro: Expressive Language right arrow

This paper further reinforces students’ acquisition of introductory language components taught in MĀORI211 and MĀORI212, expanding on the...

15 24X (Online)
Code and paper title Points
MAORI310 Ngā Pepeha, ngā Whakataukī me ngā Kupu Whakaari: Proverbial and Prophetic Sayings right arrow

This paper concentrates on examining and analysing proverbial, prophetic and colloquial sayings within Māori culture.
Ko te hāngaitanga o tēnei...

15 24A (Hamilton)
MAORI311 Te Reo Māori: Advanced 1 right arrow

I tua atu o MĀORI212, arotahi ai tēnei akoranga ki te whakahōhonu, whakawhānui ake i te reo me ngā pūkenga o te ākonga ki te tuhituhi, ki te...

15 24A (Hamilton) & 24X (Hamilton) & 24X (Tauranga)
MAORI312 Te Reo Māori: Advanced 2 right arrow

I tua atu o MĀORI311, ko tā tēnei pepa he āta kuhu ki roto i ētahi rangahau e hāngai nei ki te whaikōrero me te karanga, waihoki, ka kuhuna ngā kano...

15 24B (Hamilton) & 24X (Hamilton) & 24X (Tauranga)
MAORI316 Te Reo Ahurei right arrow

This paper is intended for students who have completed Māori language proficiency to intermediate level or higher. The emphasis will be on developing...

15 24B (Hamilton)
MAORI390 Kaupapa Rangahau right arrow

A Directed Study is a taught paper that enables suitably qualified undergraduate students to undertake a piece of extended Indigenous Studies...

15 24X (Online)
Code and paper title Points
MAORI590 He Ketuketunga Kaupapa Kōrero: Directed Study right arrow

Students have the opportunity to pursue a topic of their own interest under the guidance of academic staff.

30 24X (Hamilton)
MAORI592 Dissertation right arrow

A report on the findings of a theoretical or empirical investigation.

60 24X (Hamilton)
MAORI593 Māori Thesis right arrow

An externally examined piece of written work that reports on the findings of supervised research.

90 24X (Hamilton)
MAORI594 Māori Thesis right arrow

An externally examined piece of written work that reports on the findings of supervised research.

120 24I (Hamilton) & 24X (Hamilton)
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2024 Catalogue of Papers information current as of 24 May 2024 01:00am