Diploma in Te Ara Reo Māori

  • Level 5
  • 36 weeks
  • No fees

Programme overview:

Do you want to make a meaningful commitment to your Māori language development? Go well past the basics and focus on your grammar and conversational ability.

Start to learn about regional variations of the language. Continue in our fun, relaxed, inclusive learning environment, and make te reo Māori a language you can confidently function in from day to day. Arohatia te reo!


You'll learn about:

  • intermediate level conversational te reo Māori
  • asking and answering questions
  • comparing and contrasting
  • kīwaha (idioms) and whakataukī (proverbial sayings)
  • passive and stative sentence structures

You'll know how to:

  • use te reo Māori as your language of choice
  • use a wide range of sentence structures
  • hold meaningful conversations
  • use sentence structures which reflect whakaaro Māori

Where will this take me?

I want to keep studying

Immerse yourself in the language through Te Aupikitanga ki te Reo Kairangi Level 6. Or move into our te reo degree in Māori Advancement.

I want to use my qualification

With skills at this level you could provide cultural advice in your workplace or organisation.


How you'll study:

  • attend classes
  • noho marae and wānanga
  • programme may be delivered all in te reo Māori or with some English

Entry criteria

You'll need a level 4 te reo Māori qualification or equivalent.

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