Whangaparaoa College Whangaparaoa College

Year 9 Māori

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: 27960462

Year 9 option Maori is for some an introductory course into Te Reo Maori but for most an extension into conversational Te Reo Maori. Learners are expected to learn the following content;

Recap all of year 8 curriculum Maori with an emphasis on:

· Kupu Hou (new words)

· Extension of descriptive sentence structures

· Extensions of locational & counting sentence structures

· Combo structures (mixing the two above).

The main themes for this course are:

Tōku Kainga – My Home

Kōrero whanau- Family

Year 9 option Maori is directed at level 2 & 3 of the curriculum and is specifically focused on Te Reo Maori & Tikanga (Maori language & processes) with follow on aspects of Matauranga Maori (Maori knowledge).

Learning Areas:



Year 10 Māori

Career Pathways

Animator/Digital Artist, Actor, Copywriter, Anaesthetist, Archivist, Art Director (Film, Television or Stage), Historian, Artistic Director, Film and Video Editor, Barrister, Audiologist/Audiometrist, Author, Dancer, Tattoo Artist, Midwife, Urban/Regional Planner, Elected Government Representative, Psychologist, Journalist, Graphic Designer

Course Costs and Equipment

1x 1B8 Excercise book.
$20 course costs


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