Otumoetai College Otumoetai College

Year 10 Te Ao Māori (Full Year)

Subject Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs M. Veronese.

Year 10 Te Ao Māori (Full Year)

This is a full year course which leads on to NCEA L1 Te Reo Māori, Te Ao Māori and/or Te Ao Haka, and then onto study at Years 12 and 13. 

Students will develop an understanding of Te Ao Māori (the Māori world). They will have opportunities to learn and use our school karakia, tauparapara, waiata and haka in everyday settings. They will also learn the basic skills of mihimihi, and be able to demonstrate appropriate tikanga in a range of settings.

A core component of this course requires students to learn about manākitanga - manāki tangata, manāki marae; hospitality, caring for others, and upholding the kawa and tikanga of our school marae, Okohanga.

The following kaupapa (topics) will be covered in the Year 10 Te Ao Māori full year course:

- Mihimihi (Pēpeha / Whakapapa)

- Ahi Kā (Karakia / Tauparapara / Haka / Waiata / School Houses / School Values)

- Matariki with a focus on The Arts

- Te Marae (Kawa / Tikanga / Pōwhiri)

- Tauranga Moanatanga

- Whakataukī / whakatauakī / kīwaha

Learning Areas:

Year 10 The Arts, Te Whare Māori

Assessment Procedures

L1 Te Ao Māori, L1 Te Reo Māori

Te Ao Māori allows learners exposure to cultural knowledge and language affordable to any pathway.

Subject Costs