New Zealand Certificate in Te Reo Māori (Reo Rua) (Level 2)

Te Pōkaitahi Reo (Reo Rua) (Te Kaupae 2)
19 Weeks

Learn basic conversational Te Reo Māori

Start your Te Reo Journey

This course is ideal for people wanting to learn basic Te Reo Māori skills. You will learn greetings, numbers and words in Te Reo. The programme comprises an introduction to Te Reo, ko ahau tēnei, literacy and numeracy

What you will learn

You will learn:

  • basic conversational Te Reo
  • mihi
  • pepeha
  • karakia (opening and closing)
  • waiata
  • sentence structures using rākau.

Noho marae will be scheduled each month (5 PM Friday - Sunday morning). You must attend one for each course. If you miss one you can make it up by going to the next available one. Food is provided.​ Staying/sleeping overnight on the marae is optional.

Courses in this programme

  • Mana Tangata: Learn to use te reo Māori at a foundation level as an expression of Mana Tangata.
  • Mana Whenua: Learn to use foundation level reo Māori to voice connections to the land and the environment, prominent places and people of the area, as an expression of Mana Whenua.
  • Mana Reo: Apply foundation level reo Māori in context and develop an emerging respect for te reo as an expression of Mana Reo.
  • Mana Ao Tūroa: Use foundation level te reo Māori to achieve tasks as an expression of Mana Ao Tūroa.

Entry Requirements

All applicants must:

  • be at least 16 years old at the time the programme commences.
  • be able to understand follow, and respond to instructions given in English.
  • be physically able to complete the programme specific outcomes

All applicants must:

  • be at least 16 years old at the time the programme commences.
  • be able to read, write, and communicate in English at a basic level.
  • be physically able to complete the programme-specific outcomes.

All applicants must:

  • be at least 16 years old at the time the programme commences.
  • be able to read, write, and communicate in English at a basic level.
  • be physically able to complete the programme-specific outcomes.

Applicants for whom English is not a first language must have an IELTS score of 5 with no band score lower than 5; or an accepted international equivalence.

All applicants must:

  • be at least 16 years old at the time the programme commences.
  • be able to read, write, and communicate in English at a basic level.
  • be physically able to complete the programme-specific outcomes.

Applicants for whom English is not a first language must have an IELTS score of 5.5 with no band score lower than 5; or an accepted international equivalence.

Intakes & Applications

Dates & Bookings

All classes are evening classes.

This programme is not open to international students.

Youth Guarantee Fund*

If you are aged 16 to 24, you could study for FREE as part of the government's Youth Guarantee fund. To qualify for the Youth Guarantee fund, you must meet the following criteria:

  • Complete an application for a course that is covered by the Youth Guarantee fund.
  • Be a NZ citizen or permanent resident.
  • Be 16 to 24 years old at the time the course starts. Learners who are 15 years old and hold Ministry approved early leaving exemption from their school may also be eligible. This exemption must be in place before the course starts.

Priority places will be given to students who:

  • have not yet achieved NCEA Level 1 or NCEA Level 2; or
  • have completed a Level 1 or Level 2 qualification through a Youth Guarantee provision programme.

All free study is subject to funding confirmation. Proof of residency status is required. Programme entry criteria may apply. Eligibility for student allowances or student loans may vary. Contact Studylink for more information.

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Apprentice Restaurant, 51 Raumanga Valley Road, Whangārei
Dates:
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March 4, 2024
December 13, 2024
Dates:
Available to start at regular intervals throughout the year.
Delivery:
Full Time
Part Time
Price:
Fees:
Fees Free
(2024)
Fees Free
(2023)
| Fees Free with Youth Guarantee*
International
International Fees:
(2024)
International
International Fees:
(2023)
Class full

Evening classes: Tuesday 5–9 pm.

Proudly delivered in partnership with
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New Zealand Certificate in Te Reo Maori (Reo Rua) (Level 2) Part time
Whangārei
New Zealand Certificate in Te Reo Maori (Reo Rua) (Level 2) Part time
Ruakākā
New Zealand Certificate in Te Reo Maori (Reo Rua) (Level 2) Part time
Apprentice Restaurant, 51 Raumanga Valley Road, Whangārei
Dates:
,
March 4, 2024
December 13, 2024
Dates:
Available to start at regular intervals throughout the year.
Delivery:
Full Time
Part Time
Price:
Fees:
Fees Free
(2024)
Fees Free
(2023)
| Fees Free with Youth Guarantee*
International
International Fees:
(2024)
International
International Fees:
(2023)
Class full

Evening classes: Wednesday 5–9 pm.

Proudly delivered in partnership with
.
New Zealand Certificate in Te Reo Maori (Reo Rua) (Level 2)
Whangārei
New Zealand Certificate in Te Reo Maori (Reo Rua) (Level 2)
New Zealand Certificate in Te Reo Maori (Reo Rua) (Level 2)
Apprentice Restaurant, 51 Raumanga Valley Road, Whangārei
Dates:
,
March 4, 2024
July 5, 2024
Dates:
Available to start at regular intervals throughout the year.
Delivery:
Full Time
Price:
Fees:
Fees Free
(2024)
Fees Free
(2023)
| Fees Free with Youth Guarantee*
International
International Fees:
(2024)
International
International Fees:
(2023)
Class full

Evening classes: Tuesday/Wednesday 5–9 pm.

Proudly delivered in partnership with
.
Proudly delivered in partnership with
.

All fees are in New Zealand Dollars and are approximate only - includes GST but excludes the Compulsory Student Services Fee (CSSF) levy. Unless otherwise stated, the fees shown are for domestic students only. For programmes longer than one academic year in duration, the fees quoted are for the first year. Final study costs depends on a number of factors including the courses you select to study.

Courses and programmes may be cancelled, postponed or have their content or configuration changed from time to time (including during the academic year) at the discretion of NorthTec. See our full Terms and conditions.

Additional Information

About Te Pūkenga

NorthTec is part of Te Pūkenga – New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology (Te Pūkenga). All references to NorthTec or Northland Polytechnic on this website (and any documentation linked through this website) need to be read as references to Te Pūkenga and its NorthTec business division.

Te Pūkenga brings the Institutes of Technology and Polytechnics (ITPs) and the arranging training activities of certain Industry Training Organisations (ITOs) together to create a national network. This will give learners more choices and flexibility in what, where, and how they learn.

Existing NorthTec ākonga (learners) will be enrolled with Te Pūkenga automatically in the same qualification and will continue to learn in the same way, in the same place, with the same people.

Learners should note that all programmes offered across Te Pūkenga are under review to ensure they are portable, consistent and aligned with the needs of industry and may be changed. Where there are changes to programmes that you have applied to enrol in, you will be notified of these changes.

Key Information for students - Qualification Information from the NZ Government.
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