Languages - Te Pihanga

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs K. Stirling

Recommended Prior Learning

Students who have completed Taitimu. 

Students who are familiar with basic words and sentence structures.

This course is also recommend to students who have come from a bi-lingual or immersion settings. 

Critical Thinking

This course is an intermediate Te Reo Māori program for students who are already familiar with basic vocabulary in Te Reo Māori, and want to learn more of this living, dynamic and rich language. It is a 1 year course that is the foundation for our NCEA program. You will learn to be increasingly familiar with vocabulary and tikanga, to strengthen your identity. Classes will involve taking on a leadership role to support other students with activities such as learning pepehā, stories and a short mihi.




NCEA Level 1 Te Reo Māori, NCEA Level 2 Te Reo Māori, NCEA Level 3 Te Reo Māori

Career Pathways

Actor, Registered Nurse, Agricultural/Horticultural Scientist, Artist, Entertainer, Elected Government Representative, Trainer, Journalist, Interpreter, Technical Writer, Foreign Policy Officer, Workplace Relations Adviser, Early Childhood Teacher, Human Resources Adviser, Teacher of English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL), Environmental/Public Health Officer, Media Producer, Health Promoter, Primary School Teacher, Kaiwhakaako Māori, Youth Worker, Secondary School Teacher, Teacher Aide