Whangaparaoa College Whangaparaoa College

Level 3 Māori

Course Description

Teacher in Charge:

Recommended Prior Learning

Year 12 Te Reo Maori

This is a FOUR period a week course (Full year) which focuses on their proficiency, knowledge and understanding of the Maori language and culture. Learners work towards achieving standards based on Tuhituhi (writing) Panui (reading) Whakarongo (listening) and Korero (speaking). Learners can gain reading and writing Literacy credits and Maori is a UE approved subject.

Ākonga will explore a variety of topics including:

  • Whakapapa/Pepeha/Mihimihi
  • Ngā Tangata Rongonui
  • Te Ao Torotoro
  • I ngā wā o mua- Hītori Māori

Learning Areas:


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.