MAST 121

Te Pia I

Course overview

You’ll grow your understanding of Te Reo Māori language; listening, speaking, reading, writing and comprehension.

Course information

Credits 15
Domestic fees $837.00

What you will learn

After successfully completing this course, you’ll be able to:

  • Draw on your understanding of basic te reo Māori to convey relevant information orally
  • Identify and respond to Māori culture consistent with basic tikanga
  • Recognise the context of te reo Māori on the marae
  • Use basic te reo Māori for practical communication
  • Speak basic te reo Māori in Māori cultural contexts
  • Pronounce correctly the vowels, consonants, digraphs and diphthongs of the Māori alphabet.
  • Participate with comfort on the marae and understand its different functions.

Kommi Tamati will deliver this course and can be contacted during semester time. Please contact Associate Professor Stephen Espiner if you have any enquiries outside the semester period. 

Course examiners

Stephen Espiner

Dr Stephen Espiner

Associate Professor

Faculty of Environment, Society and Design
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Kommi Tamati


Faculty of Environment, Society and Design