100-level

TREO110
Te Ngao Tu: Conversational Maori for Absolute Beginners
Description
A beginner's course in Maori language for those with no previous background in Te Reo Maori. Students will learn basic informal and formal greetings, introductory songs, proverbs and idiom, how to introduce themselves, express family relationships. The course will enable students to hold a basic conversation. This is a highly recommended language option for those who might work with Maori people or who just wish to familiarise themselves with the language. Students who have been credited with higher level TREO language courses cannot credit TREO 110. Students with prior knowledge or who are literate and/or fluent speakers of Te Reo may not enrol in this course without the permission of the Programme Director.
Occurrences
Summer Nov 2023
Summer Nov 2023 (Distance)
Points
15 points
Restrictions
MAOR105, MAOR110, MAOR111, MAOR112, MAOR115, MAOR124, MAOR125

TREO110
Te Ngao Tu: Conversational Maori for Absolute Beginners
Description
A beginner's course in Maori language for those with no previous background in Te Reo Maori. Students will learn basic informal and formal greetings, introductory songs, proverbs and idiom, how to introduce themselves, express family relationships. The course will enable students to hold a basic conversation. This is a highly recommended language option for those who might work with Maori people or who just wish to familiarise themselves with the language. Students who have been credited with higher level TREO language courses cannot credit TREO 110. Students with prior knowledge or who are literate and/or fluent speakers of Te Reo may not enrol in this course without the permission of the Programme Director.
Occurrences
Semester One 2024
Semester Two 2024
Summer Nov 2024
Summer Nov 2024 (Distance)
Points
15 points
Restrictions
MAOR105, MAOR110, MAOR111, MAOR112, MAOR115, MAOR124, MAOR125

TREO111
Te Ngao Pae 1: Introductory Reo 1
Description
An entry level course for those who wish to develop writing and speaking skills in Maori. Students learn an array of sentence constructions and vocabulary that will enable them to talk and write in several contexts about a wide variety of relationships and events in the present and the past. Students are exposed to cultural elements such as mihi, whakatauki and kiwaha, including a variety specific to Ngai Tahu. The course blends academic study of the language with a range of teaching techniques including language games, waiata and group activities.
Occurrences
Semester One 2024
Points
15 points
Restrictions
MAOR105, MAOR110, MAOR111, MAOR115, MAOR124, MAOR125

TREO112
Te Ngao Pae 2: Introductory Reo 2
Description
A second level beginners’ course in Te Reo Maori for those who have completed TREO111 or who have the equivalent level of proficiency. This course focusses on acquisition of more complex sentence constructions and extends knowledge of Maori vocabulary. In particular, knowledge of verbal sentences is enhanced by a study of commands, passive sentences, negatives and future constructions. Possessive phrases and sentence structures are also studied. The course blends academic study of the language with a range of teaching techniques including language games, waiata, group activities and the introduction of an immersion learning environment. Students are also exposed to whakatauki and kiwaha including some of those from Ngai Tahu.
Occurrences
Semester Two 2024
Points
15 points
Prerequisites
TREO111, or 18 credits in NCEA Te Reo Maori level 1, mostly excellence, or by placement test.
Restrictions
MAOR106, MAOR110, MAOR112, MAOR115, MAOR125, MAOR126

200-level

TREO211
Te Ngao Mamaku 1
Description
An intermediate level course in Te Reo Maori for those who have completed TREO112 or who have recognised prior learning. This course continues the study of the structure of Te Reo Maori and extends your speaking skills through the study of a range of everyday topics. The course aims to increase the range and fluency of conversational ability to help lay the groundwork for future growth.
Occurrences
Semester One 2024
Points
15 points
Prerequisites
Restrictions
TREO260

TREO212
Te Ngao Mamaku 2
Description
An intermediate level course in Te Reo Maori for those who have completed TREO211 or who have recognised prior learning. This course continues the study of the structure of Te Reo Maori and extends your speaking skills through the study of a range of everyday topics. The course aims to increase the range and fluency of conversational ability to help lay the groundwork for future growth.
Occurrences
Semester Two 2024
Points
15 points
Prerequisites
Restrictions
TREO260

TREO282
Kapa Haka - Introducing Maori Performing Arts
Description
Designed for Maori and non-Maori, performance competent and new learners, language and non-language students this course takes the class on a journey of exploration to a high level of performance. Course content includes study of the mythological and traditional origins and customs of performing arts from moteatea (traditional song), poi (ball dance), waiata a-ringa (action song), haka and the art of warfare and mau rakau (weaponry - ti rakau, titi torea, hapai rakau, taiaha, patu). The course also covers the role of male and female leaders, biographies of important composers and the renaissance of kapa haka and its place in Maori culture and society. Students learn a full performance bracket which includes a distinctive Ngai Tahu component as well as a selection of historical and sacred classic tribal anthems.
Occurrences
Semester Two 2024
Points
15 points
Prerequisites
Any 15 points at 100 level from MAOR, MUSA, or TREO, or 60 points at 100 level from the Schedule V of the BA.
Restrictions
MAOR265, MAOR282, TREO382, MUSA252

300-level

TREO311
Te Ngao Matariki 1
Description
An advanced level course in Te Reo Maori for those who have completed TREO212. The aim of the course is to increase the depth of knowledge and skill in delivery of the students’ Maori language so that they will have a clearer understanding of the oral and written traditions of Maori society and the working language of today’s Maori world and be able to converse more effectively in Maori. Students will be encouraged to speak and write about their thoughts on a range of topics. This course continues the study of the structure of the language and extends speaking skills. The main language of instruction is the Maori language.
Occurrences
Semester One 2024
Points
30 points
Prerequisites
TREO212 or TREO260
Restrictions
TREO360

TREO312
Te Ngao Matariki 2
Description
An advanced level course in Te Reo Maori for those who have completed TREO311. The aim of the course is to increase the depth of knowledge and skill in delivery of the students’ Maori language so that they will have a clearer understanding of the oral and written traditions of Maori society and the working language of today’s Maori world and be able to converse more effectively in Maori. Students will be encouraged to speak and write about their thoughts on a range of topics. This course continues the study of the structure of the language and extends speaking skills. The main language of instruction is the Maori language.
Occurrences
Semester Two 2024
Points
30 points
Prerequisites
Restrictions
TREO360

TREO323
Tuhinga Rangahau
Description
Advanced level research essay in Te Reo Maori for students with a demonstrated ability to progress to postgraduate research study and thesis writing.
Occurrences
Semester One 2024
Semester Two 2024
Points
30 points
Prerequisites
TREO260 and permission of the Head of School

TREO387
Independent Course of Study: Te Reo Rangatira
Occurrences
Semester One 2024
Points
30 points
Prerequisites
Approval from the Head of Department required.

Not Offered Courses in 2024

100-level

TREO180
He Reo Rumaki - 1
Description
A course intended for students who have a beginner's knowledge of te reo Maori. Set in a total immersion situation, students actively engage with level 2 students in a tuakana/teina based environment to actively promote the conversational use of language skills that have been learnt in previous language courses. Students will extend their abilities in a range of basic conversational situations, and in listening to a range of speakers. Appropriate waiata, karakia, whakatauki and kiwaha will form the basis of the course while language games and interactive activities will accentuate the student’s language knowledge. Students must have already attained a beginner’s level of te reo Maori at a tertiary level to enrol in this course.
Occurrences
Not offered 2024
For further information see TREO180 course details
Points
15 points

200-level

TREO280
He Reo Rumaki - 2
Description
A course targeted at students who have an intermediate competency in speaking te reo Maori. Set in a total immersion environment, students actively engage with level 1 students in a tuakana/teina based environment to actively promote the conversational use of language skills that have been learnt in previous language courses. Students will extend their abilities in a range of conversational situations, and in listening to a range of speakers. Appropriate waiata, karakia, whakatauki and kiwaha will form the basis of the course while language games and interactive activities will accentuate the student’s language knowledge. Students must have already attained an intermediate level of te reo Maori at a tertiary level to successfully participate in this course.
Occurrences
Not offered 2024
For further information see TREO280 course details
Points
15 points

300-level

TREO320
Te Reo Ora: Maori and Indigenous Language Revitalisation
Description
Maori language plays an important role in expressing Maori cultural identity. This course contextualises identity needs within a historical and contemporary analysis of the Maori language revitalisation movement and endangered language studies worldwide.
Occurrences
Not offered 2024
For further information see TREO320 course details
Points
30 points