Te Reo Maori NCEA Level 3



This subject is an 'approved subject' for University Entrance. Standards marked ® may be counted towards the Reading credits for Literacy. Standards marked (W) may be counted towards the Writing credits for Literacy.


Students must have completed Year 11 and 12 Te Reo Maori. Students who have other background in the language must consult with the Languages Faculty Head or Teacher in Charge of Te Reo Maori.

Course Description:

At NCEA Level 3, students build on the knowledge that they have gained in the Level 2 course or form prior learning in other Maori environments. By the end of the year they will be confident conversing in Te Reo and should also be proficient communicating and interacting in each fo the key competencies of reading, listening and writing. This course aims to fulfill the objectives of Level 8 of the Maori Curriculum (Te Aho Arataki Marau, 2009) through the communicative approach.


  • Maori Leadership (continued)
  • The Treaty of Waitangi
  • Moteatea

Achievement Standards:

391652(R)Panui kia mohio ki te reo Maori o te ao whanui6ExternalCompulsory
391653(W)Tuhi te reo Maori te ao whanui6ExternalCompulsory
391650Whakarongo kia mohio ki te reo Maori o te ao whanui4InternalOptional
391651Korero kia whakamahi I te reo Maori o te ao whanui6InternalCompulsory

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