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Intermediate Te Reo Māori (Level 5)
Intermediate Te Reo Māori (Level 5)

Intermediate Te Reo Māori (Level 5)

  • ID:CPIT640142
  • Level:1-Year Post-Secondary Certificate
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Admission Requirements

Entry requirements

  • NCEA level 2 including 12 credits Te Reo Maori or NZ3045 Te Pokaitaki Reo (Rumaki, Reo Rua) (Te Kaupae 3) NZ Certificate in Te Reo Maori (Level 3) or equivalent.
  • If you show that you have equivalent skills for tertiary study gained through study, work and/or life experience, you may be able to gain alternative entry.

Note: The number of courses you have to complete for this qualification may be reduced where you have relevant credits from previous study, or evidence of similar learning or experience in the workplace. Contact Ara for advice.

English requirements

  • If English is not your first language, we want to make sure that you will be successful in your chosen programme of study.
  • Please provide a result from a test or qualification on the acceptable alternatives English Proficiency Outcomes Chart.


  • If you are a New Zealand Citizen or Permanent Resident, complete an Admission and Enrolment form and Ara will contact you regarding a free assessment.
  • If you are not a New Zealand Citizen or Permanent resident, book an IELTS or other test through the AraExamination Centre or in your home country.
  • IELTS scores used must be taken from a single IELTS Test Report Form and are valid for two years from the date of the test.
  • Overall IELTS requirements 5.5 academic: speaking 5.0, reading 5.0, writing 5.0, listening 5.0.

Course Information

Gain Te Reo skills for the workplace and the Maori-speaking community.

This programme focuses on developing skills that enable you to use Te Reo at home, in the workplace, on the marae and in various other contexts.

You'll establish strategies to understand increasingly complex language patterns and develop your ability to engage and speak with growing confidence in Te Reo. You'll develop your language skills through face-to-face interactive classes, online resources and activities, live-in wānanga (language workshops) and possibly haerenga (trips) to local landmarks.

Live-in wānanga provide opportunities to use Te Reo in authentic, culturally rich settings and to practice fulfilling a range of roles in various, safe, simulated contexts. These events also help bring you into a language community to further develop your opportunities for language.

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Pre Courses

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Pathway Courses

On successful completion of this programme, you can continue your journey with our Level 6 New Zealand Certificate in Te Reo Māori, or transition into our Bachelor of Māori Language and Indigenous Studies.

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

The popularity and relevance of Te Reo Māori is growing locally and nationally. Developing your ability in Te Reo increases its visibility in communities while providing you with a point of difference. Te Reo Māori will assist you whichever career path you choose.

Future career opportunities could include some of the following areas: marketing, business management, health, sustainability, Iwi development, communications, broadcasting, teaching, strategic advising, Māori research, tourism and administration.

Ability to settle

Overseas Student Health Cover

Insurance/year: 700 NZD/ per year

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