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Te Reo Māori

Ko tōku reo tōku ohooho, ko tōku reo tōku māpihi maurea, ko tōku reo tōku whakakai marihi.

My language is my awakening, the window to my soul, my treasured ornament.

Rōpū Years 3 & 4 -Bilingual Class

A language enrichment class continues to offer tamariki/children the opportunity to learn Te Reo me ōna tikanga/ Mãori language and culture. The aim is to teach up to 30% of the curriculum in Mãori.

Rōpū Years 5 & 6 - Bilingual Class

A language enrichment class continues to offer tamariki/children the opportunity to learn Te Reo me ōna tikanga/ Mãori language and culture. The aim is to teach up to 30% of the curriculum in Mãori.

Rōpū Years 7 & 8

“Ko te ihi me te mana o ō tātou tīpuna kei roto i te reo Māori.” “The essence and the prestige of our ancestors are inherent in the language.” A language enrichment class continues to offer tamariki/children the ooportunity to learn te reo me ōna tikanga/Mãori language and culture. The aim is to teach between 30% to 50% of the curriculum in Mãori. 

Te Reo Māori Years 7 & 8

All students in Y7 & Y8 will be offered a basic introduction to Mãori language, culture and tikanga, which aims to give students exposure and confidence in speaking basic Mãori.

Y9 Māori – Rotations

In year 9 all students will be offered an extended introduction to Māori language, culture and tikanga, which aims to continue their learning from years 7 and 8 and to build language in a fun, practical and relevant environment.

Y9 Te Reo Māori – Semester Option

In year 9 students will have the option of choosing Māori for 2 terms or 4. This is a course designed for those with an interest in learning more about the Māori language or extending their knowledge of Māori tikanga and culture. This course leads into the year 10 te reo Māori course.

Y9 Māori Performing Arts – Semester Option

In year 9 students will have the option of choosing Māori Performing Arts for 2 terms or 4. Students will learn to perform and sing a selection of traditional and modern waiata. History, tikanga and the different genre of Māori performing arts will be taught. They will explore some of the actions and movements specific to male and female roles and they will also be given basic singing and voice tutoring. This course leads into the Year 10 Māori Performing Arts option.

Y10 Māori Performing Arts - Full year option

Students will extend their competence to perform and sing a selection of traditional and modern waiata. History, tikanga and the different genre of Māori performing arts will be taught. They will explore some of the actions and movements specific to male and female roles and they will also be given basic singing and voice tutoring. Students will have 2 lessons per week for the entire year. This course leads into the Year 11 Māori Performing Arts/Te Ao Māori course.

Y10 Te Reo Māori: Full year option

In year 10 students will further develop their understanding of Māori language and Tikanga within a variety of topics. This course aims to give students the necessary skills and language base to build confidence with the language and to also prepare them for NCEA level 1. Students will have 2 lessons per week for the entire year.

Te Reo Māori Year 11 NCEA Level 1

Te Reo Māori Year 12 NCEA Level 2

Te Reo Māori Year 13 NCEA Level 3

 

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