Learning Area: Maori
Qualification: NCEA Level 1
Ko te manu e kai ana i te miro, nōnā te ngāhere
Ko te manu e kai ana i te matauranga nōnā te ao
The bird who partake of the miro berry knows only the forest
The bird who partake of knowledge knows the world.
Te Reo Māori is the study of the oral traditions of Māori, the reo and tikanga that goes alongside it. In Te Reo Māori the emphasis is on developing writing skills using the models of descriptive writing, mihi, review, notices, directions, dialogue and narrative writing. Emphasis is also on developing oral skills and communication between students. History, traditions and customs are explored within the context of each unit covered. Tikanga is covered within each unit of learning.
Kaupapa/Themes covered in this class will be focused around the students’ immediate world. These can include but are not limited to:
- At home
- At school
- The teenage world
External Credits: 12
Internal Credits: 12
Entry Recommendations: Year 10 Te Reo Māori is required; however, special consideration will be given to those students who can demonstrate sufficient competency in Te Reo Māori