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)

2020 fees

There may be a slight increase to the fees for 2020. We will update the fees information as soon as it is available.

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

All courses are filled.


Beginners Māori Language I

Semester 1, 2020: 24 February to 19 June

North Campus

MAOR501/A3: Tuesday 5pm – 8pm

South Campus

MAOR501/M3: Wednesday 5pm – 8pm

City Campus

MAOR501/10: Wednesday 2pm – 5pm
MAOR501/11: Tuesday 11am – 2pm
MAOR501/12: Wednesday 11am – 2pm
MAOR501/30: Monday 5pm – 8pm
MAOR501/33: 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

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)

2020 fees

There may be a slight increase to the fees for 2020. We will update the fees information as soon as it is available.

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: Monday and Wednesday 1pm – 4pm
MAOR602/80: Tuesday and Thursday 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