Te Reo Māori Beginner and Intermediate Courses

AUT's Te Reo Māori courses combine cutting edge technology with quality, fun teaching. Broaden your understanding of New Zealand's indigenous language and culture.

Enrolment

Applications for 2016 nil-fee papers are now open.

Please note: There is a compulsory resource fee of $55 (excl. GST) for MAOR500: Introduction to Conversational Māori, which provides access to an e-learning platform for self directed learning.

Cost: Nil-tuition fee

In our commitment to building an inclusive Aotearoa/New Zealand and in recognition of the value of te reo me ngā tikanga Māori, AUT University offers Māori language beginner to intermediate courses as a nil-tuition fee programme.

The nil-tuition fee is available to domestic and international students. The nil-tuition fee applies to the Introduction to Conversational Māori, Te Kākano Māori Language 1, Te Kākano Māori Language 2, Te Pihinga Māori Language 1, Te Pihinga Māori Language 2.

If you fail the paper but want to re-enrol you may do so but required to pay the full tuition fee.

Beginner courses

The beginner courses will follow themes which will reinforce grammar and vocabulary but will be sufficiently general to enable you to have not studied Te Reo Māori before to participate and benefit.

MAOR500 Introduction to Conversational Māori
MAOR501 Te Kākano M
āori Language 1
MAOR502 Te Kākano Māori Language 2

Intermediate courses

Intermediate oral and written skills in Te Reo Māori are developed from the beginner courses. Listening and reading comprehension skills are advanced through interactive activities.

MAOR601 Te Pihinga Māori Language 1
MAOR602 Te Pihinga Māori Language 2

Course details

Our 2016 enrolments are now open. Our classes are taught by Te Ara Poutama, Faculty of Māori and Indigenous Development. All five papers below are offered for free to domestic and international students.

Start dates
  • Semester 1, 2016: February 29th to June 24th 2016
  • Semester 2, 2016: July 18th to November 11th 2016

Please note, spaces fill quickly and no places will be reserved.

Level
Paper Code
Paper Name
Semester
Timetable
Prerequisites
Beginner
MAOR500

Introduction to Conversational Māori

 

Please note: There is a compulsory resource fee of $55 (excl. GST) for MAOR500: Introduction to Conversational Māori, which provides access to an e-learning platform for self directed learning.

Summer School 2015

Closed

Nil
 Semester 2, 2016
Semester 2
City Campus

Day: Weds 1-4pm OR
Night: Mon 5-8pm OR
Night: Tues 5-8pm OR
Night: Thurs 5-8pm OR

South Campus
Day: Weds 5-8pm
MAOR501
Te Kākano Māori Language 1
Semester 1, 2016 only

Closed

MAOR502
Te Kākano Māori Language 2
Semester 2, 2016 only
Semester 2
City Campus

Morning: Fri 10-1pm OR
Day: Tues 1-4pm OR
Night: Mon 5-8pm OR
Night: Tues 5-8pm

South Campus
Night: Weds 5-8pm
Must complete MAOR501 (or RPL)
Intermediate
MAOR601
Te Pihinga Māori Language 1
Semester 1, 2016 only
Semester 1
City Campus only

Day: Weds & Fri 12-2pm OR
Night: Tues & Thurs 6-8pm
Must complete MAOR502 (or RPL)
MAOR602
Te Pihinga Māori Language 2
Semester 2, 2016 only
Semester 2
City Campus only

Day: Weds & Fri 12-2pm OR
Night: Tues & Thurs 6-8pm
Must complete MAOR601 (or RPL)

PAPER FACTS

  • All the above papers are free (nil fee)
  • Each paper is worth 15 points
  • No prior learning necessary for the MAOR500 or MAOR501 level papers
  • Classes are limited to 30 students and will close once full

How to apply

New students (Domestic only)
You can enrol in these papers by applying online under the programme code: AKCOP Certificate of Proficiency. If you require any assistance please contact the student information centre: studentcentre@aut.ac.nz or 0800 AUT UNI (0800 288 864).
 
International students
The above te reo papers are nil fee for International students.  However international students may incur fees related to visa requirements. You can enrol in these papers by applying online under the programme code: AKCOP Certificate of Proficiency. If you require any assistance please contact the student information centre: studentcentre@aut.ac.nz or 0800 AUT UNI (0800 288 864).
 
Returning students
Contact Sonia: smehana@aut.ac.nz with your Student ID number and the paper (name and time) you would like to enrol into and she will process your enrolment.
 
Current AUT Students
Elective: Contact Sonia: smehana@aut.ac.nz for the correct paper code(s). Your faculty will confirm whether this can be taken as an elective and then they will enrol you into the paper.
Certificate: Contact Sonia: smehana@aut.ac.nz who can enrol you into these papers as a Certificate (not part of your current choice of study).

Te Reo Māori courses are open to anyone

You do not have to be an AUT student to apply. Please see above for enrolment options.

Required text books

You are required to purchase the following textbooks, costs are detailed below:

Te Kākano I & II
Te Kākano: Te Whanake I
Cost: $72.99

Optional Study Guide for Te Kākano I & Te Kākano II, Cost: $36.99

Te Pihinga I & II
Te Pihinga: Te Whanake II
Cost: $68.99

Optional Study Guide for Te Pihinga I & Te Pihinga II, Cost: $34.99

Please note: Tapes and CDs can be purchased for individual learning purposes but are not required for assessments. Assessments will be conducted online along with oral examinations and a final written examination.

Last updated: 11-Jan-2016 2.07pm

The information on this page was correct at time of publication. For a comprehensive overview of AUT qualifications, please refer to the Academic Calendar.