HSCO607 – Nga Rongo 1

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Module code
Module title
Nga Rongo 1
In this module students will further develop Maori language skills in the areas of korero and whakarongo, tuhi and panui to an intermediate level where these skills can be utilised on Marae and in daily conversations. Participation in this module will further develop the use of te reo and tikanga Maori. Students will participate in Marae protocol and use the skills acquired in their work place.
  • HS1602
NZQA Level
Level 6
NZQA Credits
Delivery method
  • Web-Supported
Learning hours
Directed hours
Self directed hours
Total learning hours
Resources required
Learning Outcomes
- Analyse the importance of traditional and contemporary Maori cultural and ethnic identity.
- Analyse the powhiri and poroporoaki proceedings and their protocols.
- Articulate the importance of Marae.
- A nalyse and apply the concept of idioms of time - past, present and future.
- Demonstrate an intermediate level of proficiency in oral and written te reo Maori.
- Tikanga/Kawa
- Te Reo
- Maori values
- Waiata
- Te Marae
- Karakia
- Powhiri
- Language constructs
- Text comprehension
- Time concepts
Teaching and Learning Strategy
- Lectures
- Tutorials
- Seminars
- Online research
- Practice Accounts
- Wananga
- Inquiry based activities
Basic of Assessment
Assessment in this module is mixed mode. The application and assessment of transferable skills are integrated into the assessment tasks. To pass this module all assessments must be submitted and an overall pass mark of 50 is required. Students must also meet all the requirements of the competency based assessment tasks to be eligible for a final grade for this module. The final grade will be based on the marks from the achievement based tasks.

Paetahi Tumu Korero Bachelor of Counselling is an applied academic degree which includes the requirement that students demonstrate professional practice in a range of ways. This includes high levels of attendance and participation. To this end students who do not meet the 80 attendance criteria (without approved reason) will fail the module.
Learning and Teaching Resource
An extended reading list will be supplied by the tutor at the commencement of the module. This will be updated annually.