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Primary Kākano Rua

Kākano Rua prepares students for teaching in English medium, bilingual (Māori and English) and Māori medium (total immersion) educational settings.

This learning pathway is open to those who have a strong commitment to revitalisation of Māori language and Māori Education. Kaupapa Māori underpins much of the content of the papers on offer. Some proficiency in te reo Māori is a requirement for entry to the programme.

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He Tohu Pouako Paetahi (Kura Tuatahi) tēnei e toro atu ana ki ngā tāngata e hiahia ana ki te whakaako tamariki i roto i ngā hōtaka arareo Māori, taumata 1 me te 2, ki roto i ngā kura tuatahi me ngā kura takawaenga. Ka taea hoki ngā manu taiko o tēnei hōtaka ki te whakaako i roto i ngā kura auraki.

E tuwhera ana tēnei ara ki ngā tāngata e ngākaunui ana ki te mātauranga Māori me te tautoko i te whānau o ngā kura. Ko te kaupapa Māori te tūāpapa mō ētahi o ngā pepa nei. Me matatau te kaitono ki te reo Māori ahakoa tōna iti, engari i reira te kaikā ki te whakapakari ake i roto i ngā pūkenga ki te kōrero, ki te pānui, ki te tuhituhi.

Me ū te kaitono kia pakari ake tōna reo.

An area of national demand, prepare yourself for teaching in English language, bilingual and total Māori immersion settings. Students follow the BTchg Primary programme and take papers that examine Te Marataunga o Aotearoa and the teaching and learning of te reo Māori. For entry, a level of proficiency to Level 2 NCEA Te Reo Māori is required – conditions apply.

  • Location: Hamilton, Tauranga (Windermere campus), Mixed Media Presentation (MMP)
  • Start date: February