Year 10 Te Reo Maori

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs J. Leauga

Recommended Prior Learning

Year 9 Māori preferred but not essential. Please see Whaea Leauga or Whaea Maihi if you do not meet the requirements.

This course teaches listening, reading, speaking and writing skills. There is strong emphasis on students being able to use Te Reo Māori for everyday communication. Topics include; Myself Ko Ahau, The family Te Whānau, School Te Kura, My home Taku Kāinga, Parts of the body Ngā Wahanga o te Tinana, Trip to town Te Haere Ki te Tāone, Food Te Kai, Ngā Kākahu Clothes, Ngā mahi a te rehia Māori Performing Arts, Ngā tikanga o te marae The marae and customs on the marae. Students will be able to recite a speech about their family, perform a waiata and haka, greet and farewell someone using Te Reo Māori along with gaining basic language conventions.

The course provides a foundation for NCEA Level 1 Te Reo Māori.

Course Overview

Term 1
Waiata o te kura
Haka o te kura

Term 2
Taonga Puoro
Maori Media
Kei te kainga
Waiata o te Kahui

Term 3
Kei te Kura
Kei te Taone

Term 4
Kei te marae
Whakamatautau nui


Year 10 Options, Languages, Te Reo Maori


Level 1 Te Reo Maori

10 MAORI looks at how the language can be used in korerorero (dialogue) and formal ways. Whaikorero is built and learned by all akonga. The aim is to develop spoken and written skills to improve fluency and use the reo in as many places for different purposes. Building confidence of the speaker is a large focus for this course.

Career Pathways

Animator/Digital Artist, Actor, Archivist, Art Director (Film, Television or Stage), Historian, Artistic Director, Film and Video Editor, Barrister, Audiologist/Audiometrist, Author, Midwife, Urban/Regional Planner, Elected Government Representative, Journalist, Graphic Designer, Communications Professional, Interpreter, Conservator, Technical Writer, Legal Executive, Editor, Solicitor, Corrections Officer, Judge, Curator, Radio Presenter, Workplace Relations Adviser, Early Childhood Teacher, Media Producer, Health Promoter, Kaiwhakaako Māori, Policy Analyst, Private Teacher/Tutor, Probation Officer, Youth Worker, Social Worker, Television Presenter, Court Registry Officer

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Pukapuka -2B5
Pene- kahurangi/pango e rua- 2 black pens, 2 blue pens.
Pene Rakau- pencils

Assessment Information Spoken Maori about your whanau and whakapapa. Written assessment on Kupu and Grammar
Pathway Tags

Kaiako Māori, Secondary Teacher, Youth Worker, Cultural Adviser, Lawyer, Iwi engagement, Politician, Communications, Human Resources, Radio Presenter, Television Presenter, Social Services, Journalist, Graphic Designer, Master Carver, Chef.