It's been two years since Auckland Grammar made te reo Māori compulsory for all year nine students.
The school has more than 500 pupils in the year group, with thirty continuing the course after the first year.
In 2020, Te Reo will be an option for all year groups. How have the classes been going since they were made mandatory?
Auckland Grammar Headmaster, Tim O'Connor, and Head of te reo Māori, Neitana Lobb, spoke to Duncan Garner
Watch the video for the full interview.