Course Overview

Take your study of te reo Māori to the next level with our Te Pokaitahi Reo (Te Kaupae 3) course.

You'll develop an intermediate level of understanding of te reo, using it to contribute positively to the development of te reo kia tika, kia rere, kia Māori. The course also acknowledges regional variances in te reo.

Te Pōkaitahi Reo (Te Kaupae 3) is offered through evening classes for part-time study and day classes for full-time study.

The part-time option is one evening per week 5.30pm – 8.30pm, for two semesters with two weekend wānanga (learning forums) per semester. It's suited for those who work during the day. 

The full-time option is Monday – Thursday 9am – 3pm and is offered in Semester 2 full-time. This course follows on from the full-time level 2 language course in Semester 1.

Both options combine online learning with face to face class time.
 

Upon successfully completing the requirements you'll receive the award of:

  • Te Pōkaitahi Reo (Reo Rua) (Te Kaupae 3)
Locations Rotorua, Tauranga, Tokoroa
Next intake Jul 2024 View more details
Study options

1 semester full-time, including holidays (if applicable)

Evening classes (part-time) 2 semesters: Attend 1 evening on-campus tutorial per week plus online learning. You'll also attend 1 Friday evening and Saturday wananga (learning forums) per topic.

Day class (part-time) 2 semesters: Attend 1 morning on-campus tutorial per week plus online learning. You'll also attend 1 Friday evening and Saturday wananga (learning forums) per topic.

Full-time, 1 semester: Attend on-campus tutorials Mon-Thu 9am-3pm plus online learning.

Part-time study available

Total credits 60
StudyLink assistance Available
Indicative Fees No tuition fees for domestic students View full fees information
Eligibility View entry criteria

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Career opportunities

Graduates of this course will have an intermediate level understanding and awareness of te reo Māori that can be utilised to:

  • participate in the maintenance and development of Te Reo amongst whānau, hapū, iwi, and community,
  • support and complement current skills and knowledge in their area of employment, and
  • protect, maintain, and enrich mātauranga taonga tuku iho for whānau, hapū, iwi/community for future and current generations

Topics you'll cover

  • Te Whakatōnga - Whakawhitinga Kōrero Pono (Exchange Factual Information)
  • Te Whakatōnga - Whakawhitinga Whakaaro (Exchanging Ideas)
  • Te Whakatōnga - Whakawhitinga kōrero whai take (Transactional Exchanges)
  • Te Whakatōnga - Pāhekoheko Pāpori (Social Interactions)

Course Fees

Indicative Fees * No tuition fees for domestic students

*Please note, fees for our 2024 intakes are yet to be confirmed. Once they are, we will update our website to reflect the new 2024 fee amount.

Only the full-time delivery/intake(s) are eligible to apply for student loan and allowances.

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Student Loans and Allowances

This course meets the requirements for student allowance and student loan applications through StudyLink.

  • A student loan helps to pay for your course fees (the compulsory fees), study materials e.g. books, equipment, and living costs. You'll have to pay this money back.
  • A student allowance is a weekly payment that can help with your living expenses while you're studying. You don't have to pay the money back.

Find out more and apply at studylink.govt.nz

Scholarships

Scholarships are one way you might be able to get some financial help. Any scholarships specifically related to this course are shown below, otherwise check out the full list of scholarships promoted by Toi Ohomai.


Course Entry Information

Entry criteria

  • NCEA Level 1, OR
  • be able to demonstrate equivalent knowledge and skills

Enrolment onto Te Pōkaitahi Reo (Reo Rua) (Te Kaupae 3) course requires students provide evidence of successful achievement of a foundation level Reo course or equivalent Reo skills and knowledge.

If you do not meet the academic requirements you may be given special admission if Toi Ohomai staff are satisfied you are capable of successfully completing the requirements.

Special admission may also apply for applicants over 20 years.

Standard Entry Criteria

Admission, entry, selection, and enrolment into programmes will be in accordance with the Academic Regulations and/or, where approved, specific programme regulations.

English language requirements

Level 3 certificate IELTS General or Academic score of 5 with no band score lower than 5 or completed New Zealand Certificate in English Language Level 3 with an endorsement of either General, Workplace or Academic, or meets a relevant English Proficiency Outcome as outlined by NZQA.


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Course Locations and Intake Information

Part-time (evening classes) (2 semesters, all current intakes except one). Attend 1 evening on-campus tutorial per week, plus online learning. You'll also attend 1 Friday evening and Saturday wananga (learning forums) per topic.

Part-time (day class) (2 semesters, available only in Tauranga, no current intakes). Attend 1 morning on-campus tutorial per week plus online learning. You'll also attend 1 Friday evening and Saturday wananga (learning forums) per topic.

Full-time (1 semester, available only in Tauranga, 1 current intake). Attend on-campus tutorials Monday-Thursday, 9.00am-3.00pm plus online learning. 

Note that timetables are indicative only.

Location Campus Start Date
Rotorua Mokoia Campus 22 Jul 2024 Apply for
Evening Class
Tauranga Windermere Campus 22 Jul 2024 Apply for
Evening Class
Tauranga Windermere Campus 22 Jul 2024 Apply Now
Full-time Study
Tauranga Windermere Campus 22 Jul 2024 Apply now
Tokoroa Tokoroa Campus 22 Jul 2024 Apply now

Study options

  • 1 semester full-time, including holidays (if applicable)
  • Evening classes (part-time) 2 semesters: Attend 1 evening on-campus tutorial per week plus online learning. You'll also attend 1 Friday evening and Saturday wananga (learning forums) per topic.

    Day class (part-time) 2 semesters: Attend 1 morning on-campus tutorial per week plus online learning. You'll also attend 1 Friday evening and Saturday wananga (learning forums) per topic.

    Full-time, 1 semester: Attend on-campus tutorials Mon-Thu 9am-3pm plus online learning.
  • Part-time study available

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