Year 9 Māori

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Whaea J. Kareko

Students get an introduction to te Ao Māori – The Māori World. They will gain basic conversational skills and delve into the history, culture and values of Tangata Whenua (People of the Land). Students explore the theories behind Pacific Migrations and traditional Māori and the effects of colonization and modern day, bi-culture Aotearoa. Kapa Haka is also introduced in this course. 

Topics include:

a) Whakaatu - Karakia - Tīmatanga

b) Whakaatu - Karakia - Whakamutunga 

c) Korero - Tātai - Whakapapa