Diploma in Te Pīnakitanga ki te Reo Kairangi

  • Level 7
  • 40 weeks - full-time
  • No fees

Programme overview:

Take your reo Māori to an advanced level by continuing your total immersion journey.

Move your fluency to the level of sophistication and eloquence used in karanga and whaikōrero. Learn the subtleties of formal and informal language. Become a bearer of cultural knowledge for your whānau, hapū and iwi as you master our reo rangatira.

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

  • Diploma in Te Pīnakitanga ki te Reo Kairangi Level 7

You'll learn about:

  • advanced grammar
  • Māori/English and English/Māori translation and interpretation
  • formal and informal language
  • tikanga
  • karanga and whaikōrero.

How you'll study:

This is a full-time programme that consists of 120 credits delivered over 40 weeks. Some of our locations offer different delivery modes. These will be confirmed by your local campus and might include:

Option 1

  • 2 x 3 hour kura whakaako (weekly classes)  
  • 6 x 1-day wānanga (8 hours per wānanga) 
  • 2 x noho marae (26 hours per noho) 

Activity directed learning will also need to be completed outside of class time, amounting to approximately:

  • 24.5 hours per week

 

Option 2

  • 1 x 3 hour kura whakaako per week 
  • 8 x noho marae (26 hours per noho) 

 

Activity directed learning will also need to be completed outside of class time, amounting to approximately:

  • 24.5 hours per week

 

Some of the learning activities will need to be completed online. You'll need access to an internet-connected device to complete some learning activities.


Entry criteria:

To enrol in this programme, a potential student must be:

  • be at least 18 years of age
  • a New Zealand citizen (or citizen of Australia, Tokelau, Niue, Cook Islands) or permanent resident
  • reside in New Zealand
  • have successfully completed Te Whānautanga o te Reo / Te Aupikitanga ki te Reo Kairangi Level 6, or an equivalent te reo Māori qualification at Level 6
  • meet with a kaiako to discuss course workload and commitment

Or

  • successfully complete the pre-entry assessment (PEA) – direct entries only
  • meet with a kaiako to discuss course workload and commitment

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Where will this take me?

I want to keep studying

You can take this further by applying to enrol in our master's programme - He Waka Hiringa - Master of Applied Indigenous Knowledge Level 9.

I want to use my qualification

Teach te reo and tikanga Māori. You could also provide leadership and governance in your hapū/iwi entity, or be a cultural advisor in a business or other organisation.

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