Te Rōnakitanga ki te Reo Kairangi

Intermediate Full Immersion

  • Level 5
  • 40 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 language and how you'll understand different dialects. Continue in our fun and inclusive learning environment, and make te reo Māori a language you can confidently function in from day to day.

Arohatia te reo!

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

  • Te Pōkairua Reo (Rumaki) (Te Kaupae 5) - New Zealand Diploma in Te Reo (Rumaki) Level 5

You'll learn about:

  • intermediate level conversational te reo Māori
  • asking and answering questions
  • comparing and contrasting
  • kīwaha and whakataukī
  • passive and stative sentence structures.

Where will this take me?

I want to keep studying

Immerse yourself in the language through Te Aupikitanga ki te Reo Kairangi Level 6.

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:

This is a full-time programme that consists of 120 credits delivered over 40 weeks. Throughout the programme you will be required to attend:

Option 1:

  • weekly wānanga (6 hours per week)
  • 3 x 1-day wānanga (8 hours)

To enhance your learning, activity directed learning will also need to be completed outside of class time, for approximately 26 hours per week.

Option 2:

  • 1 x weekly wānanga (3 hours)
  • 8 x noho marae (26 hours)

To enhance your learning, activity directed learning will also need to be completed outside of class time, for approximately 25 hours per week.


Entry criteria

To enrol in this programme, a potential tauira must:

  • be at least 16 years of age
  • be a New Zealand citizen (or citizen of Australia, Tokelau, Niue, Cook Islands) or permanent resident
  • have successfully completed Te Pūtaketanga o te Reo Level 4, or Te Ara Reo Māori (He Pī Ka Rere) Level 4, or an equivalent te reo Māori qualification at Level 4
  • attend an interview or information hui with a kaiako.

Or

  • have successfully completed the Pre-Entry Assessment (PEA) – direct entries only
  • attend an interview or information hui with a kaiako.
Provide feedback on this page

We want your feedback

Let us know about your experience with our website. We'll take your feedback into consideration as we develop the site.

Close feedback