Whangaparaoa College Whangaparaoa College

Year 10 Māori

Course Description

Teacher in Charge:

Year 10 option Māori a further extension into conversational Te Reo Māori. Learners are expected to learn the following content:

  • All of year 9 optional Māori with an emphasis on Kupu Hou (new words) & sentence structures previously learnt.
  • Korero whānau – Family connections.
  • Instructions – Giving and taking.
  • Tenses – Future, present, past.
  • Nga Āhuatanga – Describing appearance.
  • Negatives for each sentence structure


Year 10 option Māori is directed at level 2, 3 & 4 of the curriculum and is specifically focused on Te Reo Māori & Tikanga (knowledge & processes) with aspects of Matauranga Māori (Māori knowledge).

Year 10 option Māori has a 40% speaking/presenting component.

Full year option Māori is advised if NCEA Māori is to be taken in the future

Learning Areas:



Level 1 Māori, Level 1 Māori Performing Arts

Career Pathways

Animator/Digital Artist, Actor, Copywriter, Historian, Film and Video Editor, Audiologist/Audiometrist, Author, Dancer, Tattoo Artist, Urban/Regional Planner, Psychologist, Communications Professional, Interpreter, Community Karitāne, Conservator, Corrections Officer, Judge, Curator, Early Childhood Teacher, Hairdresser/Barber

Course Costs and Equipment

1x 1B8 Excercise Book


Although we aim to enable every learner to have the course that they prefer,  limited places or learning requirements may restrict learners' choices.