Teacher in Charge: R. Ruka
Te Reo Māori me ōna Tikanga
This year 10 programme is a progression to increasing knowledge of Te Reo Māori - learning, growing and nurturing our language, an introduction to basic sentence structure, reciting mihi and karanga. Ākonga will grow their knowledge in Tikanga of our whare, Te Rau Aroha, and look further into their iwi, hapu and whānau.
This is a full year programme that will encompass the study of Te Reo Māori and our traditional practises. It will build students' self confidence in who they are and where they are from. This course is open to all ākonga, regardless of their previous experience of Te Reo, who have a passion to learn our language.
Wāhanga tuatahi - Te Tiriti o Waitangi
Whakawhanaunga - This is an important stepping stone to working together as a whānau and knowing each other.
Maramataka Māori - A study into the moon cycle and how our use this to plan our year.
Te Tiriti o Waitangi - Understanding our history and stories as Mana whenua of the Treaty of Waitangi.
Korero - Learning mihimihi and karakia to build confidence in speaking.
Wāhanga tuarua - Matariki rāua ko Puanga
Te iwa o Matariki - A study into how our tūpuna utilised Matariki as guidance for how they lived their lives. Understanding the stars and what they mean.
Te Rau Aroha - An in depth study into the parts of our whare, understanding the meanings of our whare and the roles and responsibilities of wāhine and tāne.
Tuhinga - Learning basic sentence structure and kupu hou. Ākonga will be able to read and write simple sentences in Te Reo Māori.
Wāhanga tuatoru - Te Whakaputanga o ngā Rangatira o Niu Tīreni
The Whakaputanga o ngā Rangatira - The basic understanding of the declaration of independence and its connection to Te Tiriti o Waitangi.
Ngā Keri Kapia - Te Rua Tekau mā Waru. Our stories of the 28th Māori Battalion and the gum diggers.
Whakarongo - Listening to basic sentence structure and understanding by listening to kōrero.
Wāhanga tuawha - Ngā wāhine o āpōpō
All students need: pens, pencils, ruler, eraser, glue stick, highlighters, coloured pencils, scissors for all classes
Specific requirements for this class are:
1B8 soft cover book