Te Kawa a Māui – School of Māori Studies

This information is for the 2016 academic year. See information for MAOR 211 in 2017.

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

Points:20Prerequisites:MAOR 112
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

2016: domestic $876.00     international $3,985.80

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 Vic Books.

Supplementary readings will be posted on 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.

Academic Writing Guide

Te Kawa a Māui Academic Writing Guide, 2011 edition. Wellington: Victoria University. A copy of these guidelines will be made available on Blackboard.

Trimester 1 2016

* indicates instructor is the course coordinator.

CRNFrom/ToDaysTimeBuilding [Campus]RoomInstructor
440 29 Feb – 20 Mar 2016Thu1200 - 1350Wharenui [Kelburn]101Vincent Olsen-Reeder
29 Feb – 27 Mar 2016Mon1200 - 1350Hugh Mackenzie [Kelburn]LT001
28 Mar – 24 Apr 2016Thu1200 - 1350Wharenui [Kelburn]101
4 Apr – 24 Apr 2016Mon1200 - 1350Hugh Mackenzie [Kelburn]LT001
2 May – 5 Jun 2016Mon1200 - 1350Hugh Mackenzie [Kelburn]LT001
2 May – 5 Jun 2016Thu1200 - 1350Wharenui [Kelburn]101

Course Outline Information

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