Te Kawa a Māui – School of Māori Studies

This information is for the 2016 academic year. See information for MAOR 211 in 2015.

MAOR-211 – Tu Te Wana Wana/Maori Language 2A

Points:20Prerequisites:MAOR 112 or 121
Faculty:Humanities & Soc ScCorequisites:None
School:Te Kawa a MauiRestrictions:None

This Maori language course extends oral, aural, reading and writing skills, with a particular focus on biography. It develops these language skills by drawing on historiographies, literature from a range of time periods and genres, including narratives contained within Te Tumu Herenga Waka. Kiwaha (colloquialisms), whakatauki/whakatauaki (aphorisms) and mita (dialect) are examined in understanding and creating biographies. This course includes a noho marae component. 100% internal assessment.

Tuition Fees

2015: domestic $850.60     international $3,796.00

Set Text

Higgins, R., Rewi, P. and Olsen-Reeder, V. (eds), 2014. The Value of the Māori Language: Te Hua o Te Reo Māori. Wellington: Huia. Available from vicbooks.

Supplementary readings will be made available via Blackboard.

Recommended Reading

Biggs, B, 1992. The Complete English-Māori Dictionary. Auckland: Auckland University Press.

Mead, H, & Grove, N, 1989-96. Ngā Pepeha a Ngā Tupuna Vol 1-4. Wellington: School of Māori Studies, Victoria University.

Williams, HW, 1989. Dictionary of the Māori Language. Wellington: Legislation Direct.

Te Taura Whiri i te Reo Māori, 1999. He Kohinga Kīwaha.

Te Taura Whiri i te Reo Māori, 2008. Te Pātaka Kupu.

Trimester 1 2015

* indicates instructor is the course coordinator.

CRNFrom/ToDaysTimeBuilding [Campus]RoomInstructor
440 2 Mar – 5 Apr 2015Mon, Wed1000 - 1150Wharenui [Kelburn]101Vincent Olsen-Reeder
2 Mar – 5 Apr 2015Mon1000 - 1150Murphy [Kelburn]LT101
2 Mar – 5 Apr 2015Wed1000 - 1150Hunter [Kelburn]LT220
20 Apr – 7 Jun 2015Mon1000 - 1150Murphy [Kelburn]LT101
20 Apr – 7 Jun 2015Mon, Wed1000 - 1150Wharenui [Kelburn]101
20 Apr – 7 Jun 2015Wed1000 - 1150Hunter [Kelburn]LT220

Course Outline Information

For FHSS and NZSM course outlines (current and previous years), please refer to the Course Outlines page on the FHSS website.