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    The development of writing skills in te reo Māori over a range of genres. Taught in Māori.

    This paper is intended for those students with excellent speaking and listening skills to develop their written abilities in te reo Māori across a range of genres. The aim is to enhance students’ skills to write assignments in other papers in te reo Māori, or to go on to postgraduate research through the medium of te reo Māori, and to develop marketable skills. Taught in te reo Māori.

    About this paper

    Paper title Ngā Pūkenga Tuhi
    Subject Maori Studies
    EFTS 0.15
    Points 18 points
    Teaching period Semester 2 (On campus)
    Domestic Tuition Fees ( NZD ) $981.75
    International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.
    MAOR 211
    MOAR 306
    Schedule C
    Arts and Music

    Dr Wahineata Smith

    Teaching staff

    This paper is team taught.

    Paper Structure

    This paper is 100% internally assessed


    Texts will be made available on Blackboard.

    Graduate Attributes Emphasised
    Lifelong learning, Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding.
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    Learning Outcomes

    Students who successfully complete this paper will be able to:

    • Employ phrases and grammatical constructions in the Māori language at intermediate/advanced level of Māori in both formal and informal styles
    • Express appropriate idiom, simile, metaphor and the like, in written which allow for the transmission of nuance and desired meaning at an intermediate/advanced level of Māori language proficiency
    • Gain knowledge of a variety of written forms (such as letters, stories, reports, blogs and webpages) from historical and contemporary sources, and skills to create their own pieces of writing to an intermediate/advanced level of Māori language proficiency
    • Gain knowledge and skills in the arts of translation from English into Māori to an intermediate/advanced level of Māori language proficiency


    Semester 2

    Teaching method
    This paper is taught On Campus
    Learning management system


    Stream Days Times Weeks
    A1 Tuesday 10:00-11:50 29-35, 37-42
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