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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 Telford 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 Telford campus

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Night classes once a week and tutorial arranged with class

Blended delivery

You must have successfully completed the New Zealand Certificate in Te Reo Maori (He Pi Ka Rere) Level 1 before enrolling into Level 2. 

All current successful Level 1 students will automatically be enrolled into Level 2. 

This beginner’s level Māori language programme will introduce the learner to basic tikanga Māori and introductory conversational Māori language. The programme is unique in its preferred delivery methodology of Ako Whakatere (accelerated learning) techniques. This programme aims to increase the number of speakers in conversational Te Reo Māori across all generations and cultures. The learner will examine aspects of tikanga Māori through activities specially designed to encourage communication in Te Reo Māori.

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Night classes once a week and tutorial arranged with class

Blended delivery

You must complete both Level 1 and Level 2 to receive the NZ Certificate in Te Reo Maori (He Pi Ka Rere) Level 1 and 2 qualification.

You will automatically be enrolled into Level 2 once you enrol into this course.

This beginner’s level Māori language programme will introduce the learner to basic tikanga Māori and introductory conversational Māori language. The programme is unique in its preferred delivery methodology of Ako Whakatere (accelerated learning) techniques. This programme aims to increase the number of speakers in conversational Te Reo Māori across all generations and cultures. The learner will examine aspects of tikanga Māori through activities specially designed to encourage communication in Te Reo Māori.

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