Te Pokaitahi Reo (Te Kaupae 3) is the perfect option when you’re ready to take your study of te reo Māori to a higher level.
This course builds on language skills learned in level 2 and also earns you Achievement Standards to contribute towards your University Entrance (UE). You will develop an intermediate to advanced-intermediate level of understanding of te reo, and be able to use te reo to contribute positively to the development of te reo kia tika, kia rere, kia Māori.
The course also acknowledges regional variances in te reo. Te Pokaitahi Reo (Te Kaupae 3) is offered via day-time classes in some locations, while in others the course combines online learning and weekend Wananga, making it flexible for people who are working during the day.
Upon successfully completing the requirements you'll receive the award of:
- Te Pōkaitahi Reo (Reo Rua) (Te Kaupae 3)
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18 weeks full-time, including holidays (if applicable)
Intakes delivered at our Tokoroa Campus are full-time on-campus. All other intakes at our other campuses/site locations are delivered part-time. Part-time study is a combination of online and on-campus delivered over two semesters.
Part-time study available
Offered online or partly online
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Graduates of this course will have an intermediate level understanding and awareness of te reo Māori that can be utilised to:
- participate in the maintenance and development of Te Reo amongst whānau, hapū, iwi, and community,
- support and complement current skills and knowledge in their area of employment, and
- protect, maintain, and enrich mātauranga taonga tuku iho for whānau, hapū, iwi/community for future and current generations
Topics you'll cover
- Te Whakatōnga - Whakawhitinga Kōrero Pono (Exchange Factual Information)
- Te Whakatōnga - Whakawhitinga Whakaaro (Exchanging Ideas)
- Te Whakatōnga - Whakawhitinga kōrero whai take (Transactional Exchanges)
- Te Whakatōnga - Pāhekoheko Pāpori (Social Interactions)
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Help with fees
Are you Eligible for Free Fees?
There are two ways you can take advantage of free fees. One is through Toi Ohomai’s range of free courses. These are separate to the government’s ‘fees free’ initiative so you don’t need to check your eligibility in relation to fees – simply apply in the normal way and we’ll take it from there.
The other is through the government’s ‘fees free’ initiative: If you’re starting tertiary study for the first time you might be eligible for a year’s worth of free fees. Find out more in our FAQ about the government’s fees free initiative.
Student Loans and Allowances
This course meets the requirements for student allowance and student loan applications through StudyLink.
- A student loan helps to pay for your course fees (the compulsory fees), study materials e.g. books, equipment, and living costs. You'll have to pay this money back.
- A student allowance is a weekly payment that can help with your living expenses while you’re studying. You don't have to pay the money back.
Find out more and apply at studylink.govt.nz
Scholarships are one way you might be able to get some financial help. Any scholarships specifically related to this course are shown below, otherwise check out the full list of scholarships promoted by Toi Ohomai.
Course Entry Information
- NCEA Level 1, OR
- be able to demonstrate equivalent knowledge and skills
Enrolment onto Te Pōkaitahi Reo (Reo Rua) (Te Kaupae 3) course requires students provide evidence of successful achievement of a foundation level Reo course or equivalent Reo skills and knowledge.
If you do not meet the academic requirements you may be given special admission if Toi Ohomai staff are satisfied you are capable of successfully completing the requirements.
Special admission may also apply for applicants over 20 years.
English language requirements
Level 3 certificate IELTS General or Academic score of 5 with no band score lower than 5 or completed New Zealand Certificate in English Language Level 3 with an endorsement of either General, Workplace or Academic, or meets a relevant English Proficiency Outcome as outlined by NZQA.
Course Locations and Intake Information
Intakes to be confirmed Ask to be notified when the next intake becomes available
- 18 weeks full-time, including holidays (if applicable)
- Intakes delivered at our Tokoroa Campus are full-time on-campus. All other intakes at our other campuses/site locations are delivered part-time. Part-time study is a combination of online and on-campus delivered over two semesters.
- Part-time study available
- Offered online or partly online
Further Study Options
Courses Offered at Toi Ohomai
Courses Currently Under Development at Toi Ohomai, or Offered at Other Institutions
- Te Pōkaitahi Reo (Rumaki) (Te Kaupae 5) - New Zealand Certificate in Te Reo Māori (Rumaki) (Level 5) (under development)
- Te Pōkairua Reo (Rumaki) (Te Kaupae 5) - New Zealand Diploma in Te Reo (Rumaki) (Level 5) (under development)