TECM101-24SU1 (D) Summer Jan 2024 start (Distance)

Te Reo me nga Ahuatanga Maori 1

15 points

Start Date: Monday, 1 January 2024
End Date: Sunday, 11 February 2024
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Sunday, 7 January 2024
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Sunday, 28 January 2024


This course provides current and aspiring early-childhood and primary teachers an introduction to te reo Maori me ona tikanga appropriate for use in learning contexts and educational settings.

The TECM101 Summer School occurrence is only open to repeat students who have not passed the course in semester one 2022 unless dispensation is granted from the Course Co-ordinator.

Learning Outcomes

  • On the successful completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Explain key theories of language acquisition, and related teaching approaches and methods that support the teaching and learning of te reo Māori in various learning contexts.
  • Identify and reflect on the use of a range of pedagogical strategies and bicultural/te reo Māori resources within an educational setting.
  • Use a range of te reo Māori words, phrases, sentences, karakia and waiata.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of te reo Māori me ngā tikanga-a-iwi applicable to a variety of learning contexts, and informal contacts with whānau and community.
    • University Graduate Attributes

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

      Critically competent in a core academic discipline of their award

      Students know and can critically evaluate and, where applicable, apply this knowledge to topics/issues within their majoring subject.

      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.

Timetable 2024

Students must attend one activity from each section.

Online A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Thursday 09:00 - 10:00 Live Stream Available (2/1)
Online Delivery (11/1-1/2)
8 Jan - 4 Feb

Timetable Note

Early Childhood:


Course Coordinator / Lecturer

Toni Torepe


Assessment Due Date Percentage 
Quizzes 60%
Critical Reflection 40%

All procedures for submission of Assessment in te reo Māori must be adhered to as per the Assessing Work Submitted in Māori Policy.

Textbooks / Resources

Required Texts

Moorfield, John C; Te aka : Māori-English, English-Māori dictionary and index ; New expanded ed; Pearson, 2011.

Morrison, Scotty; Māori made easy : for everyday learners of the Māori language ; Raupo, 2015.

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $844.00

International fee $3,950.00

* 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.

For further information see School of Teacher Education .

All TECM101 Occurrences

  • TECM101-24SU1 (D) Summer Jan 2024 start (Distance)
  • TECM101-24YC1 (D) Year C First Half 2024 (Distance)