Year 10 Māori

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Whaea B. Henry

YEAR 10 (This course is an extension of 9MAO) 

*Eight (8) NCEA Credits offered

In this programme you will further develop a greater understanding of the Māori culture while you practice and build confidence in your Māori language skills. You will also learn a variety of sentence structures using te reo Māori in a range of formal and informal situations. You’ll be able to explain and practice tikanga Māori as well as learning a range of waiata and karakia.

You will learn to:

  • use a variety of sentence structures – active, passive, negative 
  • extend your vocabulary
  • use different tenses
  • use te reo Māori in a range of formal and informal situations
  • explain and practice tikanga Māori
  • use a range of waiata and karakia.


Level 1 Te Ao Māori

Credit Information
Internal or
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
U.S. 27108 v4 Describe the protocols and roles associated with powhiri in accordance with tikanga and/or kawa
A.S. 91086 v3 Te Reo Māori 1.2 - Korero kia whakamahi i te reo o tona ao
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 8 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 8 credits.

Pathway Tags

Interpreter, Kaiwhakaako Māori, Journalist, Data Entry Operator/Transcriptionist, Counsellor, Minister of Religion, Community Development Worker, Probation Officer, Youth Worker, Social Worker, Psychotherapist, Case Manager, Career Consultant, Arborist, Baker, Trainer, Musician, Driving Instructor, Early Childhood Teacher, Teacher of English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL), Primary School Teacher, Translator, Nanny/Child Carer, Tertiary Lecturer, Private Teacher/Tutor, Recreation Co-ordinator, Secondary School Teacher, Teacher Aide


Course availability is dependent on numbers and staffing, and course entry will be confirmed at the beginning of 2021. Students will be required to select additional back-up courses as part of this process.