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Study Māori Language and Arts at SIT

Te Ara Reo Māori means the pathway to the Māori language, and in conjunction with Te Wānanga o Aotearoa, SIT offers pathways ranging from beginner level courses that promote learning and understanding of the Māori language, arts and culture, through to more intensive Diploma level study. From learning to communicate in casual and formal situations, to awareness and understanding the importance of safe cultural practices, Te Ara Reo Māori programmes will enable you to understand and participate in a wide variety of situations.

All our Te Ara Reo Māori courses are covered by the Zero Fees Scheme* and we promote a relaxed learning environment which incorporates a lot of fun and humour! Come and be part of this extraordinary learning experience at Southern Institute of Technology.

Programmes in Māori Language & Arts at the Queenstown campus

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Masters Postgraduate Dip/Cert Graduate Dip/Cert Degree Diploma Certificate Short Course STAR / Gateway*

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Masters Postgraduate Dip/Cert Graduate Dip/Cert Degree Diploma Certificate Short Course STAR / Gateway*

* STAR/Gateway programmes are only offered to NZ Secondary Schools

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Māori Language & Arts courses at the Queenstown campus

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36 weeks Full-Time (18 weeks Level 3 & 18 weeks Level 4)

You must complete both Level 3 and Level 4 to receive the NZ Certificate in Te Reo Maori (He Pi Ka Rere) Level 3 & 4 qualification.

You will automatically be enrolled into Level 4 once you enrol into this course.

  • To provide akonga with the knowledge and skills to converse in Te Reo Māori at an intermediate level
  • To provide akonga with the skills to communicate in Te Reo Māori with some independence and confidence in everyday whanau, marae, social/community, workplace and/or academic contexts; and in Māori environments where they feel comfortable.
  • To contribute positively to the development of Te Reo kia tika, kia rere, kia Māori or have a personal and/or professional interest in Te Reo Māori
  • To provide a pathway for entry to higher level qualifications
  • To provide an employment pathway to the diverse spaces within Te Ao Māori
  • To build a harmonious nation and provide access to Te Reo Māori for all
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36 weeks Full-Time (18 weeks Level 3 & 18 weeks Level 4)

You must have successfully completed the New Zealand Certificate in Te Reo Maori (He Pi Ka Rere) Level 3 before enrolling into Level 4.

All current successful Level 3 students will automatically be enrolled into Level 4.

  • To provide akonga with the knowledge and skills to converse in Te Reo Māori at an intermediate level
  • To provide akonga with the skills to communicate in Te Reo Māori with some independence and confidence in everyday whanau, marae, social/community, workplace and/or academic contexts; and in Māori environments where they feel comfortable.
  • To contribute positively to the development of Te Reo kia tika, kia rere, kia Māori or have a personal and/or professional interest in Te Reo Māori
  • To provide a pathway for entry to higher level qualifications
  • To provide an employment pathway to the diverse spaces within Te Ao Māori
  • To build a harmonious nation and provide access to Te Reo Māori for all
Course Details
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