Level 2

Te Pōkaitahi Reo (Rumaki, Reo Rua) (Te Kaupae 2)

Learn Te Reo Māori for free*

Build from your basic understanding of Te Reo Māori and become more confident and comfortable communicating in familiar everyday contexts and Māori environments.

Programme highlights

Nau mai, Haere mai

This programme is for learners who have a basic understanding and ability in the use of Te Reo Māori and have a genuine desire to communicate with little support in familiar everyday contexts and in Māori environments where they feel comfortable.

You will:

  • Learn basic Māori vocabulary and grammatical structures
  • Be able to express basic connections to the land, environment and people of the area
  • Apply technical knowledge of foundation-level reo Māori
  • Develop respect for te reo Māori as you learn about yourself and others.
Entry requirements

Entry requirements

Open entry

There are no academic entry requirements for Domestic or International Tauira.

English language entry requirements

Applicants must have sufficient competence in the English language to undertake the bilingual programme, which is taught in English.

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Programme structure

Programme structure

You will need to complete the below four courses (60 credits):

672.208 Mana Tangata 2 (Kōrero mōna ake me āna mahi) (15 credits)

Ka whakamahi ngā Tauira i ngā kupu Māori, i ngā hanganga wetereo hoki ki tōna taumata ā-tumu mā roto atu i ngā mātāpono hei tohu i te mana tangata.

Tauira will use Te Reo Māori vocabulary and grammatical structures at a foundation level as an expression of mana tangata.

672.209 Mana Whenua 2 (Whakamāramatia ngā kōrero me ngā mahi a tētahi atu) (15 credits)

Ka whakamahi nga Tauira i Te Reo o te taumata ātumu mā te kōrero i ōna ake hononga ki te whenua, ki te taiao hoki, ki ngā wāhi me ngā tāngata rongonui o te rohe, hei whakaputanga i te mana whenua.

Tauira will use foundation-level Reo Māori to express connections to the land, the environment, prominent people of the areas, as an expression of mana whenua.

672.210 Mana Reo 2 (Tuhituhi korero mōna ake me ana mahi) (15 credits)

Ka whakamahi ngā Tauira i ngā whakanakotanga o te reo, ki tōna taumata ā-tumu, I roto i ētahi horopaki kua tohua, me te whakapakari i te whakaaronui ki te mana o te reo.

Tauira will apply technical knowledge of foundation level Reo Māori in selected contexts and develop an emerging respect for Te Reo as an expression of mana reo.

672.211 Mana Ao Turoa 2 (Pānui i ngā tuhinga kōrero mō tētahi atu) (15 credits)

Ka whakamahi ngā Tauira i te reo ki tōna taumata ātumu, ki te whakatutuki i ētahi mahi i ngā horopaki kua āta tohua mā roto atu i ngā mātāpono hei tohu i te mana ao tūroa.

Tauira will use foundation level Te Reo Māori to achieve tasks in specified contexts as an expression of mana ao turoa.

Do you want to study a single course, without enrolling into the full programme?

Courses within some of our programmes may be offered as an individual Certificate of Proficiency (COP). Programme entry requirements and course fees apply. For more information, please speak to our friendly Ask Me! team.

Careers and pathways

Further training or study

He huarahi tēnei tohu mātauranga mō ērā e hiahia ana ki te whakapakari ake i ō rātau mōhiotanga me ō rātau pūkenga Reo Māori.

E whakaaetia ana kia koke ngā tauira kua puta o rātau ihu ki te whai i

The qualification provides a pathway for those seeking to improve or further develop their knowledge and skills in Te Reo Māori. Graduates may pathway to:

  • New Zealand Certificate in Te Reo (Rumaki, Reo Rua) (Level 3) Te Pōkaitahi Reo (Rumaki, Reo Rua) (Te Kaupae 3)

All Level 1 and 2 programmes excluding First Aid certificate courses will be free in 2024 for New Zealand citizens, residents entitled to reside in New Zealand indefinitely, and refugees and protected persons (under the Immigration Act 2009), of all ages, and dependent children of people eligible for the 2021 Resident Visa, that are eligible for tertiary study. All free study is subject to funding confirmation. Proof of residency status required. Entry criteria, and some costs, may also apply. Eligibility for student allowances or student loans may vary. Contact StudyLink for more information.

Information is correct as at 25 March 2024. Programme fees are based on a full-time student and may vary depending on your final selection of courses that make up your programme. To provide you with an indication of costs, the approximate fees quoted in this publication are based on the indicative 2024 fee structure. The indicative programme fees for 2024 do not include the Compulsory Student Services Fee (CSSF). The CSSF is an additional levy to your 2024 programme or course fees. Further information about the CSSF can be found here www.manukau.ac.nz/cssf. Programmes stated as eligible for free study in 2024 are based on the 2023 fee structure and subject to funding confirmation for 2024. All fees are in New Zealand Dollars. You will be advised of the current fees at the time of enrolment. All courses and programmes will proceed subject to numbers and academic approval. Manukau Institute of Technology is part of Te Pūkenga – New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology. Te Pūkenga is accredited under the provisions of the Education and Training Act 2020. International students must study in class and will not be able to enrol for online study options.