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Te Tohu Paetahi

The first intensive te reo Māori immersion programme of its kind, Te Tohu Paetahi has paved the way for the revitalisation of te reo Māori for more than 25 years.  You can gain a Diploma in Te Tohu Paetahi or credit the programme towards your first year in a Bachelor of Arts. From 2019 the course will also be offered from our Tauranga campus.

The class of 2016 on their end of year Marae noho to the Mount.

The focus of this programme is to provide students with a unique Māori language immersion pathway with a goal to produce students who can fluently and competently speak in te reo Māori.

All students enrolling in the Diploma in Te Tohu Paetahi or in the Bachelor of Arts (BA) majoring in Te Reo Māori have the opportunity to further develop their knowledge through our Te Tohu Paetahi programme. The programme is taught predominantly in te reo Māori and involves taking the eight compulsory te reo Māori papers.

The workload in Te Tohu Paetahi is intensive. Therefore, it is important that students attend classes daily, between 9am-3pm, Monday to Friday.

Each paper will be taught in four to five week block periods, moving through to a total immersion language teaching and learning environment.

If you are interested in beginning your te reo journey with Waikato, please contact the Faculty of Māori and Indigenous Studies on 07 838 4737 or email tetohupaetahi@waikato.ac.nz.

For more information visit http://www.waikato.ac.nz/fmis/study/te-tohu-paetahi.

PaperPointsDates Tuition Fee
MAORI111-19C 15 25 Feb - 29 March $750
MAORI112-19C 15 15 April - 10 May $750
MAORI211-19C 15 20 May - 14 June $750
MAORI212-19C 15 1 July - 26 July $750
MAORI311-19C155 Aug - 30 Aug$750
MAORI312-19C 15 16 Sept - 11 Oct $750
MAORI104-19C (NET)1525 Feb - 10 May$750
MAORI206-19C (NET) 15 20 May - 26 July $750

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Key information

Study Locations:Hamilton, Tauranga
Papers offered differ by location. The Catalogue of Papers has full location info.
Faculty:

Prescriptions for the DipTTP

To complete a DipTTP students must complete MAORI104, MAORI111, MAORI112, MAORI206, MAORI211, MAORI212, MAORI311, MAORI312.

100 Level

Code Paper Title Occurrence / Location
MAORI104Te Hā o te Reo: Emergence of the Language19C (Online)
This paper further reinforces students' acquisition of introductory language components taught in MAORI111 and MAORI112, expanding on the fundamentals of Mihimihi, Pepeha and Whakapapa, whilst introducing students to Kingitanga.
MAORI111Te Reo Māori: Introductory 119A (Hamilton), 19C (Hamilton) & 19C (Tauranga)
An introductory paper for students with little or no knowledge of the Maori language which provides basic everyday language such as: greetings, farewells, focusing on family relationships, numbers, time, shopping, talking about a trip and commands.
MAORI112Te Reo Māori: Introductory 219B (Hamilton), 19C (Hamilton) & 19C (Tauranga)
This paper extends the language and communication skills developed in MAORI111 to include the language of mealtimes, instructions/commands, expression/idioms, describing clothing and parts of the body, and a variety of Marae protocol.

200 Level

Code Paper Title Occurrence / Location
MAORI206Te Reo Whaiaro: Expressive Language19C (Online)
This paper further reinforces students' acquisition of introductory language components taught in MAORI211 and MAORI212, expanding on the fundamentals of introductory language form, instruction, expressions of emotion and colloquialisms.
MAORI211Te Reo Māori: Intermediate 119A (Hamilton), 19A (Secondary School - Unistart), 19C (Hamilton) & 19C (Tauranga)
This paper builds on the skills acquired in MAORI112, developing a complexity in language skills required in the communication of detailed travel directions, describing internal and external characteristics of a person and describing objects.
MAORI212Te Reo Māori: Intermediate 219B (Hamilton), 19B (Secondary School - Unistart), 19C (Hamilton) & 19C (Tauranga)
This paper builds on the skills acquired in MAORI211, developing further language skills required in Maori for communication about feelings, emotions, and describing the weather.

300 Level

Code Paper Title Occurrence / Location
MAORI311Te Reo Māori: Advanced 119A (Hamilton), 19C (Hamilton) & 19C (Tauranga)
I tua atu o MAORI212, arotahi ai tenei akoranga ki te whakahohonu, whakawhanui ake i te reo me nga pukenga o te akonga ki te tuhituhi, ki te whakawhitiwhiti korero, ki te whakaatu me te whakamarama i nga kaupapa rereke o nga horopaki o te ao tawhito, te ao hou hoki. This paper builds on the language acquired in MAORI212 further dev...
MAORI312Te Reo Māori: Advanced 219B (Hamilton), 19C (Hamilton) & 19C (Tauranga)
I tua atu o MAORI311, ko ta tenei pepa he ata kuhu ki roto i etahi rangahau e hangai nei ki te whaikorero me te karanga, waihoki, ka kuhuna nga kano ahuatanga o te reo tonu, ara te kiwaha, te whakatauki me nga tongikura. I ko atu i enei, ka arohaehaetia nga manukura Maori. This paper builds on the language acquired in MAORI311 broa...


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Contacts

Faculty of Māori and Indigenous Studies
Phone: 0800 924 528 ext: 4737 or + 64 7 838 4737
Email: fmis@waikato.ac.nz