Te Tohu Hiwi (Kaupae 5)

New Zealand Diploma in Te Reo me Ngā Tikanga (Level 5)

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Advance your Reo

For ākonga who have an understanding of Te Reo me Ngā Tikanga o Ngāpuhi-Nui-Tonu, this advanced programme will give you the skills to speak confidently in formal and informal situations. You’ll also learn to analyse and research within a framework of Te Reo and Tikanga.

What you will learn

Graduates of this qualification will be able to:

  • Analyse and apply aspects of theoretical and practical knowledge of Te Reo and tikanga to strengthen solution-focused strategies as an expression of mana ao tūroa

  • Research appropriate sources of information to accrue and demonstrate a range of oral and written communication skills appropriate to a field of work or study as an expression of mana reo

  • Explore and explain how Te Reo and tikanga informs personal and environmental connectedness as an expression of mana whenua

  • Analyse a range of Maori leadership attributes and principles that explore appropriate Te Reo and Tikanga solutions in familiar and unfamiliar contexts as an expression of mana tangata.

Courses in this programme

Courses Level Credits
5572.0001 - Tikanga Marae 5 15
5572.0002 - Rangahau Māori 5 15
5572.0003 - Nga Kohikohinga Reo o Ngāpuhi Nui Tonu 5 15
5572.0004 - Te Whakapūaki Kōrero 5 15
5572.0005 - Mana Atua 5 15
5572.0006 - Te Tūāpapa o Te Ao Māori 5 15
5572.0007 - Ngā Tohu o Te Rangatira 5 15
5572.0008 - Ngā Pūāwai o Ngāpuhi 5 15

Entry requirements

All applicants must:

  • be at least 16 years old at the time the programme commences

  • have evidence of successful completion of a qualification in Te Reo me Ngā Tikanga at Level 4 or demonstrated and/or verified equivalence.

Qualification gained

Te Tohu Hiwi (Kaupae 5) / New Zealand Diploma in Te Reo me Ngā Tikanga (Level 5)

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. Fees are an indication, include GST and apply to domestic students only. View terms and conditions

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Full time/Part time


1 year full time

Start Dates

Whangarei: July

Cost Incl. GST (Approx):

Domestic: $3,688.13

Student levy may apply

International: Programme not open to international students

Programme Code


Phone 0800 162 100
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