Te reo Māori language 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.

Start dates

  • Semester 1, 2020: 24 February to 19 June (semester break* from 10 April to 27 April)
  • Semester 2, 2020: 13 July to 6 November (semester break* from 29 August to 13 September)

*no class during semester break

At this level you will develop basic oral communication and don't need prior knowledge of te reo Māori for beginner courses.

Course fees

Fees now apply to domestic and international students. Fees for 2020 are:

  • Domestic students: $104.50 (inc GST)
  • International students: $1027.50 (inc GST) (plus $150 enrolment fee if you are taking this as a Certificate of Proficiency)

Prerequisites

  • There are no prerequisites for MAOR500 or MAOR501
  • To enrol in MAOR502 you must complete MAOR501 (or complete a Recognition of Prior Learning test)

Course timetables and locations

Introduction to Conversational Māori

Semester 2, 2020: 13 July to 6 November (semester break* from 29 August to 13 September)

North Campus

MAOR500/A8: Tuesday 5pm – 8pm

South Campus

MAOR500/M8: Wednesday 5pm – 8pm

City Campus

MAOR500/50: Tuesday 2pm – 5pm
MAOR500/51: Monday 11am – 2pm
MAOR500/80: Monday 5pm – 8pm
MAOR500/82: Tuesday 5pm – 8pm
MAOR500/84: Thursday 5pm – 8pm


Beginners Māori Language I

Semester 1, 2020: 24 February to 19 June

North Campus

Full

South Campus

MAOR501/M3: Wednesday 5pm – 8pm

City Campus

MAOR501/10: Wednesday 2pm – 5pm
MAOR501/12: Wednesday 11am – 2pm
MAOR501/31: Monday 5pm – 8pm
MAOR501/34: Tuesday 5pm – 8pm
MAOR501/36: Thursday 5pm – 8pm


Beginners Māori Language II

Semester 2, 2020: 13 July to 6 November

North Campus

MAOR502/A8: Tuesday 5pm – 8pm

South Campus

MAOR502/M8: Wednesday 5pm – 8pm

City Campus

MAOR502/50: Thursday 11am – 2pm
MAOR502/51: Monday 11am – 2pm
MAOR502/80: Monday 5pm – 8pm
MAOR502/82: Tuesday 5pm – 8pm
MAOR502/84: Thursday 5pm – 8pm

At this level you will further develop oral communication.

Course fees

Fees now apply to domestic and international students. Fees for 2020 are:

  • Domestic students: $104.50 (inc GST)
  • International students: $1027.50 (inc GST) (plus $150 enrolment fee if you are taking this as a Certificate of Proficiency)

Prerequisites

  • To enrol in MAOR601 you must complete MAOR502
  • To enrol in MAOR602 you must complete MAOR601

If you have not completed the prerequisites at AUT, we may ask you to complete a Recognition of Prior Learning test (RPL).

Course timetables and locations

Intermediate Māori Language I

Semester 1, 2020: 24 February to 19 June

North Campus

MAOR601/A3: Thursday 5pm – 8pm

South Campus

MAOR601/M3: Wednesday 5pm – 8pm

City Campus

MAOR601/10: Monday 11am – 2pm
MAOR601/30: Tuesday 5pm – 8pm
MAOR601/31: Thursday 5pm – 8pm


Intermediate Māori Language II

Semester 2, 2020: 13 July to 6 November

North Campus

MAOR601/A8: Thursday 5pm – 8pm

South Campus

MAOR601/M8: Wednesday 5pm – 8pm

City Campus

MAOR602/50: Wednesday 1pm – 4pm
MAOR602/80: Tuesday 5pm – 8pm

These courses are for advanced learners of te reo Māori. Eighty to 100% of class time is conducted in te reo Māori.

Course fees

Full domestic and international fees apply.

Prerequisites

  • You must complete MAOR602 to enrol in MAOR701
  • You must complete MAOR701 to enrol in MAOR702

If you have not completed the prerequisites at AUT, we may ask you to complete a Recognition of Prior Learning test (RPL).

Course timetables and locations

Advanced Māori Language I

Semester 1, 2020: 24 February to 19 June

City Campus

MAOR701/30: Tuesday 5pm – 8pm


Advanced Māori Language II

Semester 2, 2020: 13 July to 6 November

City Campus

MAOR702/80: Tuesday 5pm – 8pm

How to apply

If you are a current or returning student, email  your student ID number, paper code and class code to: tap@aut.ac.nz

New students (domestic and international)

You can apply online to study a te reo Māori course.

If you want to study a single paper (course), when you apply you should:

  • Select 'Certificate of Proficiency' as the qualification and programme type
  • Select the 'TeReo' pathway
  • Fill out the section on your education and employment, even if you are studying for personal interest

Apply now

Help with applying

If you need help, contact the Student Hub:

After you apply

We will send you a form asking you to confirm your course details. If you don't hear from us, email us and we will check the status of your enrolment.

Email tap@aut.ac.nz

Online learning resources

Te Whanake is a set of textbooks, study guides, CDs, manuals and a te reo dictionary to support te reo learning.

Te Whanake website