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

  • Summer School, 2019: 18 November to 20 December (no semester break)
  • 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

From Semester 2 (15 July) 2019, fees apply to domestic and international students:

  • Domestic students: $89.63 (inc GST)
  • International students: $994.54 (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

Summer School, 2019: 18 November to 20 December

North Campus

MAOR500/93: Monday and Wednesday 4pm – 8.30pm

South Campus

MAOR500/92: Monday and Wednesday 4pm – 8.30pm

City Campus

MAOR500/90: Tuesday and Thursday 10am – 2.30pm
MAOR500/91: Tuesday and Thursday 4pm – 8.30pm


Beginners Māori Language 1

Semester 1, 2020: 24 February to 19 June

North Campus

Timetable will be available 7 October 2019

South Campus

Timetable will be available 7 October 2019

City Campus

Timetable will be available 7 October 2019


Beginners Māori Language 2

Semester 2, 2020: 13 July to 6 November

North Campus

Timetable will be available 7 October 2019

South Campus

Timetable will be available 7 October 2019

City Campus

Timetable will be available 7 October 2019

At this level you will further develop oral communication.

Course fees

From Semester 2 (15 July) 2019, fees apply to domestic and international students:

  • Domestic students: $89.63 (inc GST)
  • International students: $994.54 (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 1

Semester 1, 2020: 24 February to 19 June

South Campus

Timetable will be available 7 October 2019

City Campus

Timetable will be available 7 October 2019


Intermediate Māori Language 2

Semester 2, 2020: 13 July to 6 November

South Campus

Timetable will be available 7 October 2019

City Campus

Timetable will be available 7 October 2019

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 1

Semester 1, 2020: 24 February to 19 June

City Campus

Timetable will be available 7 October 2019


Advanced Māori Language 2

Semester 2, 2020: 13 July to 6 November

City Campus

Timetable will be available 7 October 2019

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