Languages

Kia Ora, Guten Tag, Talofa Lava, Ni Hao, Konnichiwa

Welcome to the Languages Faculty.  In our faculty we teach 5 different languages – Te Reo Maori, Samoan, German, Japanese and Mandarin.   All languages are offered up to NCEA Level 3.

We have a strong focus on community languages and in 2017 we introduced bilingual classes in year 9 and year 10 for Te Reo Maori and Samoan.

Other Languages like French, Spanish, Korean, Tongan, can be taken in the Senior School where there is a strong interest or family background in the language.  These courses can be taken via Harbournet which is a video conferencing learning platform.

Our ESOL and EAP programmes cater for the many and varied educational needs of students from a variety of ethnic backgrounds.

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