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, 2020: 16 November to 18 December
  • Semester 1, 2021: 22 February to 18 June (semester break* from 12 April to 23 April)
  • Semester 2, 2021: 12 July to 5 Nov (semester break* from 30 August to 10 September)

*no class during semester break

Summer School: on campus only

Our Summer School 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.

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)

2021 fees TBC.

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, 2020: 16 November to 18 December

North Campus

MAOR500/92: Tuesday and Thursday 4pm – 8:30p

City Campus

MAOR500/90: Monday and Wednesday 10am – 2:30pm
MAOR500/91: Tuesday and Thursday 4pm – 8:30pm


Beginners Māori Language I

Semester 1, 2021: 22 February to 18 June (semester break* from 12 April to 23 April)

North Campus

Closed for 2020, 2021 timetable TBC.

South Campus

Closed for 2020, 2021 timetable TBC.

City Campus

Closed for 2020, 2021 timetable TBC.


Beginners Māori Language II

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

North Campus

Closed for 2020, 2021 timetable TBC.

South Campus

Closed for 2020, 2021 timetable TBC.

City Campus

Closed for 2020, 2021 timetable TBC.

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: 22 February to 18 June (semester break* from 12 April to 23 April)

North Campus

Closed for 2020, 2021 timetable TBC.

South Campus

Closed for 2020, 2021 timetable TBC.

City Campus

Closed for 2020, 2021 timetable TBC.


Intermediate Māori Language II

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

North Campus

Closed for 2020, 2021 timetable TBC.

City Campus

Closed for 2020, 2021 timetable TBC.

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: 22 February to 18 June (semester break* from 12 April to 23 April)

City Campus

Closed for 2020, 2021 timetable TBC.


Advanced Māori Language II

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

City Campus

Closed for 2020, 2021 timetable TBC.

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

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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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