Faculty of Arts

MĀORI  203

Intermediate Spoken Māori

Please note: this is archived course information from 2020 for MÄ€ORI 203.


This course continues to focus on the development of language skills that will facilitate the communicative abilities of students.

By the end of the course students will be able to:

  • Introduce self and/or others and recite own whakapapa with confidence
  • Hold a conversation at an intermediate level, within familiar situations
  • Compose an impromptu story based on contrived situations
  • Compose a piece of written (te reo Māori) work of 1-1.5 pages in length

View the course syllabus

Availability 2020

Semester 2


Coordinator(s) Dr Jennifer Martin

Recommended Reading

A Dictionary of the Māori Language, H.W.Williams (7th ed.) (Government Printer).

Reed Dictionary of Modern Māori, P.M.Ryan (Reed 1995).

English-Māori Dictionary, H.M.Ngata (Ministry of Education 1993).

English-Māori, Māori-English Dictionary, B.Biggs (AUP 1990).


Coursework only


MAORI 203: 15.0 points




MĀORI 206. May not be taken if a more advanced language acquisition course in this subject has previously been passed

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