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Te Reo Māori for Beginners

Te Reo Māori for Beginners

Let us introduce you to basic Te Reo Māori language with the UCOL | Te Pūkenga Te Reo Māori for Beginners.

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Locations: UCOL | Te Pūkenga Manawatū in Palmerston North,   UCOL | Te Pūkenga Whanganui,   UCOL | Te Pūkenga Wairarapa in Masterton,   UCOL | Te Pūkenga Horowhenua in Levin, Te Runanga O Ngā Wairiki - Ngāti Apa – Marton

Duration: 10 weeks part-time

Dates:
Palmerston North
Week beginning 30 Jan - Week ending 07 Apr 2023
Week Beginning 17 Jul - Week ending 22 Sep 2023

Masterton
02 Feb 2023 - 03 Apr 2023

Whanganui, Levin & Marton
2023 dates TBC

Domestic Fees: *
Fees-freeScholarship info

International Fees:*
Not applicable

Additional Fees
Compulsory course costs may apply.

* Fees are indicative only, and are inclusive of the student services levy and GST (goods and services tax). The fee shown is for one year of study.

Te Reo Māori for Beginners is a relaxed conversational style course that will introduce you to basic Te Reo Māori language. Learn greetings and farewells, numbers, asking and saying how you are, basic mihimihi, pronunciation and rules of the Marae (dos and don’ts when visiting a Marae).

 Course Hours & Duration

This programme runs for 10 weeks. Per week, your learning will include 2 hours of class time.

Timings are:

Manawatu

Monday and Wednesday evenings 6 - 8pm

Wairarapa
Monday evenings 6 - 8pm

Whanganui, Horowhenua & Ngāti Apa

2023 days and times TBC


 Career & Study Outcomes

Successful completion of Te Reo Māori Intermediate programme can further enhance their Te Reo skills with Te Reo Māori Intermediate programme.

 Course Information

Note: As a subsidiary of Te Pūkenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology, UCOL | Te Pūkenga is committed to providing the best learning outcome for you. As part of this, all programmes are currently being reviewed to make them portable, consistent, and closely aligned with the needs of the industry. When published, this course information is correct, but the courses offered may change over time. If you have any questions call an Enrolment Advisor on 0800 468 265.

From 2023, UCOL | Te Pūkenga and the programme you have enrolled in will become part of Te Pūkenga. So, if you join UCOL | Te Pūkenga in 2023, you will be awarded Te Pūkenga certification. And, if you are a current learner graduating in 2023, you will be awarded a co-branded certificate.

 Learning Facilities

All students have access to the full range of the UCOL | Te Pūkenga on-site facilities such as the library, Learning Hubs, study areas and computer labs.

 Domestic Entry Requirements

Open entry.

For the domestic students for whom English is not their first language, a diagnostic test may be used to identify the level of English language proficiency.

English language proficiency
If English is not your first language, you must also demonstrate English language skills equivalent to an IELTS overall band score (academic) of 5.5 with no band score less than 5 (or equivalent including TOEFL). IELTS scores used must be taken from a single IELTS Test Report Form (i.e. combining scores from more than one test is not permissible). UCOL | Te Pūkenga is a TOEFL testing centre.

 

For more information about NCEA Credits see UCOL's NCEA explained page.

 International Entry Requirements

Please enquire for details

 Advice & Guidance

Application checklist
It will make the process easier if you prepare the following before you apply:

  • National Student Number (NSN) (If you don't have a NSN, you may request one from NZQA, or you can supply a verified copy of your birth certificate, passport or Whakapapa statement.)
  • Evidence of your highest level of academic achievement (and evidence of prior learning, if applicable)
  • Evidence that you meet the entry requirements of the programme
  • Check if you're eligible for additional support or a scholarship. If you're 19 years or younger, you may be eligible to enrol in one of our free Youth Transition programmes.

Note that you will need to provide any verified documents in person, via post or email (not via the online application form).

 Accreditation

The programme is approved by the New Zealand Qualifications Authority under the provisions of the Education and Training Act 2020, and Universal College of Learning Limited, a subsidiary of Te Pūkenga is accredited to teach it.

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