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building confidence to speak, listen, read and write Te Reo Māori.

Te Pōkaitahi Reo (Rumaki, Reo Rua) (Te Kaupae 1)
New Zealand Certificate in Te Reo (Rumaki, Reo Rua (Level 1)

This foundation programme is aimed at those beginning their journey in Te Reo Māori. The purpose of this course is to build the learners confidence to speak, listen, read and write at a basic beginner’s level in Te Reo Māori.

This course is intended for those who have a desire to contribute positively to the development of te reo kia tika, kia rere, kia Māori, or who have a personal and/or professional interest in te reo.
This course may help learners reconnect to who they are, and where they come from.

Graduates of this course will become
confident to use basic language to communicate in Te Reo Māori (with support), in familiar everyday situations.

Course Information

For more information on tailored infrastructure courses please contact Mike Murray or download our brochure below: or 021 846 462

To register your interest for any of our courses please complete our online form through the link below:


60 credits

Course Overview

Learning modules include:

TR2690 Module 1: Ko wai au, Nō hea au
TR2691 Module 2: Whānau, Hapu, Iwi
TR2692 Module 3: Hononga/Whānau whānui
TR2693 Module 4: Te Aō
TR2694 Module 5: Kimihia rangahaua

Graduate Profile

Graduates of this program will be able to:

  1. Use te reo Māori vocabulary and grammatical structures at a basic level as an expression of mana tangata.

  2. Use te reo at a basic level to talk about themselves and their own connections to land and environment as an expression of mana whenua.

  3. Apply knowledge of basic reo to everyday use and develop respect for te reo as an expression of mana reo.

  4. Use te reo at a basic level to achieve tasks in familiar contexts as an expression of mana ao tūroa.

Entry Requirements

Eligible learners must be one of the following:
            (ii) a Domestic Student, or
            (iii) an Australian citizen or Australian permanent resident currently residing in New Zealand.


Please note:
• All eligible candidates will be interviewed prior to enrolment to ensure the programme is suitable and meets the needs of the candidates.

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