Level 2 Te Reo Maori

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs J. Leauga

Recommended Prior Learning

11 Māori

LEARNING ACTIVITIES: Leve 2 Māori develops further language skills within the main pūkenga: Whakarongo, tuhituhi, kōrero, pānui and whakaaturanga. Students will also learn more about ahurea/culture and have opportunities to speak in te reo to boost confidence. This subject requires hard work and focus.

Māori media and journalism, iwi management, tertiary education, teaching, linguistics, medical profession, legal work. Te Reo Māori and understanding of tikanga and kawa are a benefit to have in any profession in Aotearoa and abroad.

Course Overview

Term 1
He kīhono (joiners), tikanga, kawa, hui marae, korerorero.
Korero purakau, Internet, Maori language change. Te hitori o te reo, Pacific partners language difference and similarities.

Term 2
Relevance of Te Reo Maori in different sectors. Tuhituhi, te mita o te reo. Grammar progression, sentences, reports.

Term 3
Korero, whakarongo, tuhituhi.
Exam preparation, different text types included Maori niupepa and translation exercises.

Term 4
Aromatawai, Hui marae, the impact of reo Maori in Aotearoa, Pakanga whenua.


Languages, Te Reo Maori

Assessment Policy & Procedures

Level 3 Te Reo Maori

This course will equip you with skills in spoken and written Te Reo Maori. As Aotearoa looks to improve our response to the Maori language it is a desired skill for employers.

Career Pathways

Communications Professional, Curator, Tertiary Lecturer, Historian, Barrister, Author, Elected Government Representative, Journalist, Solicitor, Judge, Foreign Policy Officer, Primary School Teacher, Librarian, Policy Analyst, Secondary School Teacher

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Pene rakau

Assessment Information Three modes will be assessed- spoken Maori, written-creative, momo tuhi and reading comprehension. All standards are University approved and Literacy standards.
Pathway Tags

Animator/Digital Artist, Actor, Finance Manager, Copywriter, Archivist, Art Director (Film, Television or Stage), Historian, Artistic Director, Film and Video Editor, Barrister, Author, Dancer, Tattoo Artist, Midwife, Urban/Regional Planner, Elected Government Representative, Journalist, Graphic Designer, Communications Professional, Interpreter, Community Karitane, Conservator, Technical Writer, Legal Executive, Editor, Solicitor, Corrections Officer, Judge, Curator, Radio Presenter, Workplace Relations Adviser, Early Childhood Teacher, Media Producer, Ranger, Hairdresser/Barber, Health Promoter, Health Services Manager, Naturopath, Primary School Teacher, Kaiwhakaako Māori, Librarian, Translator, Library Assistant, Massage Therapist, Nanny/Child Carer, Policy Analyst, Private Teacher/Tutor, Probation Officer, Youth Worker, Secondary School Teacher, Social Worker, Teacher Aide, Speech-Language Therapist, Television Presenter, Tour Guide, Court Registry Officer


Lynfield College has procedures and guidelines for the administering of assessments.  Click HERE to go to the school website with more information, and links to the appropriate Year Level Assessment Guides.