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 26 June (semester break* from 23 March to 27 April)
  • Semester 2, 2020: 20 July to 6 November (semester break* from 7 September to 18 September)

*no class during semester break

Semester 2: online and on campus

In Semester 2, our te reo classes will be delivered on campus again, across our North, City and South Campus. We are also offering some of our MAOR502 and MAOR602 classes fully online – you can see the tutorial times below. The online classes will be delivered in the same way as in Semester 1. Please note: all of our classes have limited spaces.

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)

*Semester 1, 2020 fees, as of 28/04/20

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: 20 July to 6 November (semester break* from 7 September to 18 September)

North Campus

MAOR500/A8: Tuesday 5pm – 8pm

South Campus

MAOR500/M8: Wednesday 5pm – 8pm

City Campus

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


Beginners Māori Language I

Semester 1, 2020: 24 February to 26 June

North Campus

Closed for 2020, will be offered again in 2021.

South Campus

Closed for 2020, will be offered again in 2021.

City Campus

Closed for 2020, will be offered again in 2021.


Beginners Māori Language II

Semester 2, 2020: 20 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

Online classes

FULL

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)

*Semester 1, 2020 fees, as of 28/04/20

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 26 June

North Campus

Closed for 2020, will be offered again in 2021.

South Campus

Closed for 2020, will be offered again in 2021.

City Campus

Closed for 2020, will be offered again in 2021.


Intermediate Māori Language II

Semester 2, 2020: 20 July to 6 November

North Campus

MAOR602/A8: Thursday 5pm – 8pm

City Campus

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

Online classes

MAOR602/76: Thursday 10am – 12pm via Zoom *

*For online classes, students are encouraged to complete up to one-hour a week of self-directed preparation for the Zoom sessions. Notes will be released prior to the Zoom sessions.

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, 2020: 24 February to 19 June

City Campus

Closed for 2020, will be offered again in 2021.


Advanced Māori Language II

Semester 2, 2020: 20 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 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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