Te Ao Māori (Te Reo Māori & Kapa Haka) L1

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: A. McLaren

Recommended Prior Learning

Students should be motivated and resilient. They should have completed Te Reo in Year 10.

Course highlights:  Te Reo Māori is a unique language of Aotearoa, providing individuals an insight into Te Ao Māori - the Māori World View. Te Reo Māori compliments Kapa Haka, allowing you to learn and explore Te Ao Māori, learning local waiata and haka. This course is different from previous years as there will be a strong emphasis on kapa haka and the exponents and champions of Kapa Haka. Students will have the opportunity to develop and individual learning programme working towards a selection of the standards offered above. Research famous people, develop better understanding of biculturalism and Te Reo Māori. Learn a number of local waiata, haka and be confident to speak, research, explore, parts of Aotearoa. 


Vocational Pathway: Creative Industries.


This course can lead to: Many more employment opportunities, better understanding of New Zealand and what it means to be a New Zealander.  


For more information, please see Whaea Arleen, T.I.C. Te Reo Māori



Learning Areas:

Languages, Social Sciences

Career Pathways

Hotel/Motel Manager, Outdoor Recreation Guide/Instructor, Industrial Designer, Hotel Porter, Maitre d’Hotel, Workplace Relations Adviser, Ship's Master, Project Manager, Tour Guide, Travel Agent/Adviser, Animator/Digital Artist, Artist, Dancer, Entertainer, Film/Television Camera Operator, Graphic Designer, Interior Designer, Musician, Event Manager, Jeweller, Curator, Demonstrator, Director (Film, Television, Radio or Stage), Visual Merchandiser, Media Producer, Game Developer, Model, Photographer, Private Teacher/Tutor, Signmaker, Beauty Therapist, Tattoo Artist