If you’re keen to learn te reo Māori and want to reach an advanced-beginner level of understanding relatively quickly, this level 2 beginners language course is ideal for you.
Te Pokaitahi Reo (Te Kaupae 2) 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.
This course is especially suited to people wanting to learn te reo Māori to support their working situation.
Upon successfully completing the requirements you'll receive the award of:
- Te Pōkaitahi Reo Māori (Reo Rua) (Kaupae 2)
|Locations||Rotorua, Taupō, Tauranga, Whakatāne|
|Next intake||Jul 2021 View more details|
1 semester full-time, including holidays (if applicable)
Study face-to-face 1 evening per week on campus at set times (plus online learning). You'll also attend 1 Friday evening and Saturday wananga per topic.
Part-time study available
|Indicative Fees||No tuition fees for domestic students View full fees information|
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You'll have a basic understanding and awareness of te reo that can be utilised to support and complement your current employment.
You'll also be able to participate in the maintenance and promotion of te reo amongst whānau, hapū, iwi, and community. Contribution to community and cultural roles may include:
- support as kaiwaiata
- support in the marae kitchen and dining room
- as a speaker of foundation-level te reo Māori
- supporting the use of te reo Māori amongst whānau and hapū
Topics you'll cover
- Te Take - Whakawhiti Kōrero: Foundation Information Exchange
- Te Take - Whakawhiti Whakaaro: Foundation Idea Exchange
- Te Take - Ngā Mahi o ia Rā: Engaging in Routine Tasks
- Te Take - Te Reo Hāpori: Engaging in Familiar Social Encounters
|Indicative Fees *||No tuition fees for domestic students|
Only the Tokoroa full-time delivery/intake(s) are eligible to apply for student loan and allowances.
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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.
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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
- Open entry.
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 in Rule 18 and Appendix 2 of the NZQA Programme and Accreditation Rules 2013.
Course Locations and Intake Information
Note the Tokoroa intake(s) is the only full-time study option. All other intakes/locations are delivered part-time.
|Rotorua||Mokoia Campus||12 Jul 2021|
|Taupō||Taupō Campus||12 Jul 2021|
|Tauranga||Windermere Campus||12 Jul 2021|
|Whakatāne||Whakatāne Campus||12 Jul 2021|
- 1 semester full-time, including holidays (if applicable)
- Study face-to-face 1 evening per week on campus at set times (plus online learning). You'll also attend 1 Friday evening and Saturday wananga per topic.
- Part-time study available
- Offered online or partly online