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, 2021: 1 March to 18 June (semester break* from 29 March to 11 April)
  • Semester 2, 2021: 12 July to 5 Nov (semester break* from 30 August to 10 September)

*no class during semester break

On-campus classes only

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

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

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 2021 are:

  • Domestic students: $108.49* (inc GST)
  • International students: TBC (inc GST) (plus $150 enrolment fee if you are taking this as a Certificate of Proficiency)

* Fees are correct as of 3 December 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 1, 2021: 1 March to 18 June (semester break* from 29 March to 11 April)

North Campus

MAOR500/8A: Tuesday 5pm – 8pm

South Campus

MAOR500/8M: Wednesday 5pm – 8pm

City Campus

MAOR500/50: Friday 8am – 11am
MAOR500/51: Monday 2pm – 5pm
MAOR500/80: Monday 5pm – 8pm
MAOR500/81: Tuesday 5pm – 8pm
MAOR500/82: Thursday 5pm – 8pm


Beginners Māori Language I

Semester 1, 2021: 1 March to 18 June (semester break* from 29 March to 11 April)

North Campus

MAOR501/3A: Tuesday 5pm – 8pm

South Campus

MAOR501/3M: Wednesday 5pm – 8pm

City Campus

MAOR501/10: Monday 2pm – 5pm
MAOR501/11: Thursday 2pm – 5pm
MAOR501/33: Monday 5pm – 8pm
MAOR501/30: Tuesday 5pm – 8pm
MAOR501/31: Thursday 5pm – 8pm


Beginners Māori Language II

Semester 2, 2021: 12 July to 5 Nov (semester break* from 30 August to 10 September)

North Campus

MAOR502/8A: Tuesday 5pm – 8pm

South Campus

MAOR502/8M: Wednesday 5pm – 8pm

City Campus

MAOR502/50: Thursday 2pm – 5pm
MAOR502/51: Tuesday 2pm – 5pm
MAOR502/80: Monday 5pm – 8pm
MAOR502/81: Tuesday 5pm – 8pm
MAOR502/82: 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)

2021 fees TBC.

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, 2021: 1 March to 18 June (semester break* from 29 March to 11 April)

North Campus

MAOR601/3A: Tuesday 5pm – 8pm

South Campus

MAOR601/3M: Wednesday 5pm – 8pm

City Campus

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


Intermediate Māori Language II

Semester 2, 2021: 12 July to 5 Nov (semester break* from 30 August to 10 September)

North Campus

MAOR602/8A: Thursday 5pm – 8pm

South Campus

MAOR602/8M: Wednesday 5pm – 8pm

City Campus

MAOR602/50: Tuesday 10am – 1pm
MAOR602/80: Tuesday 5pm – 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.

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, 2021: 1 March to 18 June (semester break* from 29 March to 11 April)

City Campus

MAOR701/30: Monday 5pm – 8pm


Advanced Māori Language II

Semester 2, 2021: 12 July to 5 Nov (semester break* from 30 August to 10 September)

City Campus

MAOR702/80: Monday 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 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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