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Department Mission Statement

We will ensure that our learning environment is respectful and engaging. Where possible we will ensure that it is both culturally responsive and appropriate. Students will feel safe and supported in the classroom. When involved in education outside the classroom we will adhere to school policy ensuring ākonga are safe on school trips. We will adapt practice and pedagogy in response to the needs of ākonga in our classes.

Te Reo Māori

Elementary Language to Advanced and Tertiary Level.

Junior Programme

Year 9
Two half year Language courses

Year 10
Full year Language course 
NCEA for gifted and talented students

Level  1 - Year 11
Full Year Language Course

Level  2 - Year 12
Full Year Language Course

Level  3 - Year 13
Full Year Language Course

Kapa Haka Extra Curricular

M.P.A. and Te Reo Māori students have the opportunity to enhance and extend themselves in Te Reo Māori and Tikanga through:

  • Roopu Manu Huia Regional Secondary Schools Kapa Haka Festival, NZ Schools' Festival.
  • Super 8 Kapa Haka Central North Island Boys' High Schools
  • Cultural Performance Group for all official school functions / Community Function.
  • Matariki Festival, Takitimu Festival, Māori Music Awards, Contributing schools, Marae
  • National Secondary Kapa Haka Competitions, Koroneihana

Cultural Studies - tikanga / taha Māori

Covered in all Te Reo Maori and Maori Performing Arts Programmes.

Department Staff

Mr Jemasin Te Huia
HOD Māori Department
Te Reo Māori
Māori Performing Arts / Māori Language
Mr Quentin Crawford
Māori Performing Arts
Assistant Principal