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Te Ara Reo Māori Level 3 (Part-time)

  • Level 3
  • 38 weeks - part-time
  • No fees

Programme overview:

This programme is our part-time option that gives you more flexibility to put everything you’ve learned, and will continue to learn, into practice. You’ll start with bilingual classes, then move into full immersion gaining the confidence to hold conversations in te reo Māori.

You’ll also grow your awareness of te ao Māori, as tikanga Māori is woven throughout the lessons to help you create meaningful connections between our indigenous language and traditional practices.

When you pass this programme, you’ll get this qualification:

  • New Zealand Certificate in Te Reo (Reo Rua) Level 4 - Te Pōkaitahi Reo (Reo Rua) Te Kaupae 4

You'll learn about:

  • using a variety of sentence structures
  • using te reo Māori in a range of formal and informal situations 
  • using different waiata and karakia 
  • understand and practice Māori tikanga 

Entry criteria:

To enrol in this programme, a potential student must:

  • be at least 16 years of age
  • be a New Zealand citizen (or citizen of Australia, Tokelau, Niue, Cook Islands) or permanent resident
  • reside in New Zealand
  • have successfully completed a te reo Māori qualification at Level 3 or demonstrate existing te reo skills at Level 3
  • attend an information session and enrolment hui with kaiako

Delivery & Workload

This is a part-time programme that consists of 60 credits delivered over 38 weeks. Some of our locations offer different delivery modes. These will be confirmed by your local campus and might include:

Classroom-based

  • Kura whakaako (1.5 hours per week)
  • 2 x 1-day wānanga (9 hours each)
  • 1 x Noho Marae (23 hours)

In addition to these attendance hours, you’ll be expected to complete activities designed to enhance your learning for approximately:

  • 14 hours per week

Noho/Wānanga-based

  • 8 x 1-day wānanga (9 hours each)
  • 1 x Noho Marae (23 hours)

In addition to these attendance hours, you’ll be expected to complete activities designed to enhance your learning for approximately:

  • 14 hours per week

Online Learning

  • Kura whakaako (2.6 hours per week)

In addition to these attendance hours, you’ll be expected to complete activities designed to enhance your learning for approximately:

  • 14 hours per week

Some learning activities will need to be completed online. You’ll need to have access to an internet-connected device to participate in this programme.


Potential Pathway

I want to keep studying

Move into full immersion classes with Te Rōnakitanga ki te reo Kairangi Level 5

I want to use my qualification

You can put your te reo Māori skills to use in your everyday life,

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