Te reo Māori language courses

Come be part of the AUT whānau and learn te reo Māori in a safe and innovative teaching and learning environment. Learn the indigenous language of Aotearoa and gain access to te ao Māori – the Māori worldview.

Start dates

  • Semester 1, 2022: 28 February to 23 June (no class during semester break: 15 April to 1 May)
  • Semester 2, 2022: 18 July to 11 November (no class during semester break: 3 September to 18 September)

On-campus classes only

Our te reo classes will be delivered on campus only, across our North, South and City Campuses. If alert levels remain at 3 or 4, we will move to fully online delivery. Check for tutorial times below.

If you have any queries, email tap@aut.ac.nz.

Not sure what course to start with?

Have a look at our te reo proficiency test process to find out what course you should start with:

Download te reo proficiency test process

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 2022 are:

  • Domestic students: $116.76* (inc GST)
  • International students: Approximately $1061.12* (inc GST) (plus $150 enrolment fee if you are taking this as a Certificate of Proficiency)

* Fees are correct as of 15 October 2021

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, 2022: 18 July to 11 November (no class during semester break: 3 September to 18 September)

North Campus

MAOR500/8A: Tuesday 5pm to 8pm

South Campus

MAOR500/8M: Wednesday 5pm to 8pm

City Campus

MAOR500/50: Tuesday 9am to 12pm
MAOR500/51: Monday 3pm to 6pm
MAOR500/81: Monday 5pm to 8pm
MAOR500/82: Tuesday 5pm to 8pm
MAOR500/84: Thursday 5pm to 8pm


Beginners Māori Language I

Semester 1, 2022: 28 February to 23 June (no class during semester break: 15 April to 1 May)

North Campus

MAOR501/3A: Tuesday 5pm to 8pm

South Campus

MAOR501/M1: Wednesday 5pm to 8pm

City Campus

MAOR501/10: Monday 2pm to 5pm
MAOR501/11: Tuesday 2pm to 5pm
MAOR501/31: Monday 5pm to 8pm
MAOR501/32: Tuesday 5pm to 8pm
MAOR501/34: Thursday 5pm to 8pm


Beginners Māori Language II

Semester 2, 2022: 18 July to 11 November (no class during semester break: 3 September to 18 September)

North Campus

MAOR502/8A: Tuesday 5pm to 8pm

South Campus

MAOR502/8M: Wednesday 5pm to 8pm

City Campus

MAOR502/51: Thursday 8am to 11am
MAOR502/52: Friday 2pm to 5pm
MAOR502/80: Monday 5pm to 8pm
MAOR502/82: Tuesday 5pm to 8pm
MAOR502/85: Thursday 5pm to 8pm

At this level you will further develop oral communication.

Course fees

Fees now apply to domestic and international students. Fees for 2022 are:

  • Domestic students: $116.76* (inc GST)
  • International students: Approximately $1061.12* (inc GST) (plus $150 enrolment fee if you are taking this as a Certificate of Proficiency)

*Fees are correct as of 15 October 2021

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, 2022: 28 February to 23 June (no class during semester break: 15 April to 1 May)

North Campus

MAOR601/3A: Tuesday 5pm to 8pm

South Campus

MAOR601/3M: Wednesday 5pm to 8pm

City Campus

MAOR601/10: Monday 2pm to 5pm
MAOR601/30: Tuesday 5pm to 8pm
MAOR601/31: Thursday 5pm to 8pm


Intermediate Māori Language II

Semester 2, 2022: 18 July to 11 November (no class during semester break: 3 September to 18 September)

North Campus

MAOR602/8A: Tuesday 5pm to 8pm

South Campus

MAOR602/8M: Wednesday 5pm to 8pm

City Campus

MAOR602/50: Monday 2pm to 5pm
MAOR602/80: Tuesday 5pm to 8pm
MAOR602/81: Thursday 5pm to 8pm

These courses are for advanced learners of te reo Māori. 80 to 100% of class time is conducted in te reo Māori.

Course fees

Full domestic and international fees apply. Fees for 2022 are:

  • Domestic students: TBC* (inc GST)
  • International students should contact your school administrator before enrolling

*Fees are correct as of 15 October 2021

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, 2022: 28 February to 23 June (no class during semester break: 15 April to 1 May)

City Campus

MAOR701/30: Monday 5pm to 8pm
MAOR701/31: Wednesday 10am to 1pm


Advanced Māori Language II

Semester 2 2022: 18 July to 11 November (no class during semester break: 3 September to 18 September)

City Campus

MAOR702/80: Monday 5-8pm

How to apply

If you are a current or returning student, email  your student ID number, course 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 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

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Help with applying

If you need help, contact us:

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

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