Te Reo Māori

Te Reo Māori

  • Te Reo Maori

Qualifications

Overview

He taoka te reo
he kura pounamu
iti kahuraki
mapihi maurea.

The language is a treasure
Like a greenstone pendant
That which I strive to possess
And carry with me always.

As New Zealand seeks to become even more of a globally respected nation with solid social and political foundations, the need to revitalise and embrace te reo Māori as a living, everyday language is becoming even more important for people of all walks of life.

This discipline enables people to explore their identity as New Zealanders and to pass on their passion for this language of Aotearoa to others. Te Reo Māori is a highly recommended language option for those who might work with Māori people, indigenous industries or in education, public or communications roles that require bicultural and multicultural competency.

Students majoring in other subject areas such as History, Sociology, Political Science and International Relations, Human Services, English, Education, Cultural Studies, Law and Social Work often take Māori language courses to support their main field of study.

Contact us

Aotahi School of Māori and Indigenous Studies

Phone +64 3 369 3377
Email artsdegreeadvice@canterbury.ac.nz

Location
1st Floor, Hikuraki (Te Ao Mārama) - see campus maps

Postal address
College of Arts | Te Rāngai Toi Tangata
University of Canterbury | Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha
Private Bag 4800
Christchurch 8140
New Zealand

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