Teacher in Charge: Mr E. Te MoanaPrerequisites
Open Entry 9MAO / JMAO preferred.
Māori Language is acquired from the curriculum level 5 strands of listening, reading, writing and speaking.
Topics range from whānau (family), whakapapa (genealogy), kōrero pūrākau (local tribal stories), ngā pakanga o mua (historical wars of the past), ngā atua Māori (the Māori gods), Matariki (celebrating the Māori new year) and te huarere (the weather). The course also covers the protocols of local iwi and marae etiquette through the College Aronui Marae and field trips.