EDMI311-23T1 (C) Term One 2023

Whakapiki te Reo

This occurrence is not offered in 2023

15 points

Start Date: Monday, 6 February 2023
End Date: Sunday, 30 April 2023
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Sunday, 19 February 2023
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Sunday, 9 April 2023


Whakapiki Te Reo aims to increase the fluency of the kaiako Te Reo and provide a wider range of conversational ability. Kaiako will be able to demonstrate an understanding of te reo Maori me nga tikanga-a-iwi applicable to a variety of learning contexts, and informal contacts with whanau and community. Assignments will focus on three key skills; speaking, writing and reading.

The aim of the course is to increase the depth of knowledge and skill in the delivery of Māori language and also teaching of Māori language. Students will have a greater understanding of mātauranga Māori and tikanga Māori through the teaching and learning of te reo Māori. Knowledge of dialect and mātauranga of the mana whenua will be threaded into this course. This course continues the study of the structure of the language and extends speaking skills and confidence. This will be a bilingually delivered class.

Learning Outcomes

On the successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. Demonstrate proficiency in te reo Māori me ōna tikanga. Kaiako will strengthen their Māori language knowledge and capacity.
2. Articulate explicit connections between te reo Māori, tikanga Māori and mātauranga Maōri.
3. Support the provision of dialect and iwi specific discourses.

University Graduate Attributes

This course will provide students with an opportunity to develop the Graduate Attributes specified below:

Biculturally competent and confident

Students will be aware of and understand the nature of biculturalism in Aotearoa New Zealand, and its relevance to their area of study and/or their degree.


Subject to approval of the Head of School.


Te Reo Maori assessment

Course Coordinator

Makayla Hewlett


Assessment Due Date Percentage  Description
Tamariki Focus 40% Oral - Due date: to be confirmed
Tamariki Focus 30% Writing (Rauemi) - Due date: to be confirmed
Tamariki Focus 30% Reading. Ongoing throughout the term Due date: to be confirmed

Textbooks / Resources

Ministry of Education. (2008). Te Marautanga o Aotearoa. Wellington. New Zealand. R Retrieved from http://tmoa.tki.org.nz/Te-Marautanga-o-Aotearoa

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $821.00

International fee $3,750.00

* All fees are inclusive of NZ GST or any equivalent overseas tax, and do not include any programme level discount or additional course-related expenses.

Limited Entry Course

Maximum enrolment is 25

For further information see School of Teacher Education .

All EDMI311 Occurrences

  • EDMI311-23T1 (C) Term One 2023 - Not Offered