A list of New Zealand schools where all, or some, of their students are taught curriculum subjects in the Māori language for at least 51 percent of the time.
Latest Directory Update: July 2021
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Māori Language in Education
Māori medium education is where students are taught all or some curriculum subjects in the Māori language for at least 51 percent of the time (Māori Language Immersion Levels 1-2).
Māori language in English medium where students are learning Te Reo Māori as a language subject, or taught curriculum subjects in the Māori language for up to 50 percent of the time (Māori Language Immersion levels 3-5).
No Māori Language in Education is where the student learns at most Simple words, greetings or songs in Māori (Level 6- Taha Māori) or no Māori language learning of any kind.
Schools included in this directory are all schools recorded as having at least 1 student enrolled in Māori medium education (Māori Language Immersion Levels 1-2). This includes 4 types of schools:
- Māori medium school is a school where all Students are recorded as enrolled in Māori medium education
- School with Māori medium education is a school where some students do Māori medium education and the rest do no Māori language in education.
- Mixed Māori Language in Education School is a school where all students are either involved in Māori medium education or Māori language in English medium education.
- School with Mixed Māori Language in Education School is a school where some students do Maori medium education, some do Māori language in English medium education and some do no Māori language in education.