Whangaparaoa College Whangaparaoa College

Level 1 Māori

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: 27960462

Recommended Prior Learning

Year 10 Te Reo Māori 

This is a FOUR period a week course (Full year) which focuses on the Māori language and culture. Learners work towards achieving standards based on Tuhituhi (writing) Pānui (reading) and Kōrero (speaking) with a strong component of whakaputa reo (spoken language)

Ākonga will explore a variety of topics including:

  • Whakapapa/Pepeha
  • Karakia/Whakatauki
  • Tōku Ao- My world
  • Ngā mahi a te Rehia (Hākinakina-Sports and Hobbies)

Learning Areas:



Level 2 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

$50 Course costs. (Includes trips)


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