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Te Pōkaitahi Reo (Reo Rua) [Te Kaupae 2] – NZ Certificate in Te Reo Māori [Level 2] Fee FREE


If you want a safe, friendly place to start learning Te Reo Māori, expanding your knowledge, or experiencing the Māori world, this is the place to be.
With our courses you’ll find the support and opportunities to fulfil your hunger to learn and expand your knowledge in Te Ao Māori.


Start dates vary at each location.  Please refer to the Download Info button above for more details.

Our semester start dates are February and July.


This is an open entry programme which means no formal qualifications are required. You must be aged 16 or over and you are required to have a reasonable reading level in order to cope with the programme and to carry out written instruction.

A personal interview may be part of the application process.


Te Pōkaitahi Reo Māori (Reo Rua) [Kaupae 2] – NZ Certificate in Te Reo Māori [Level 2] is designed to provide ākonga (students) with the language skills required to communicate, with little support, in familiar everyday contexts, and in Māori environments where they feel comfortable.

Successful completion of this certificate allows students to enrol in Te Pōkaitahi Reo Māori (Reo Rua) (Kaupae 3) the following semester/year.


  • Intermediate [Level 3] Te Reo Māori
  • Māori and marae activities (may include noho marae)
  • Work-based activities.

Future Career and Study Opportunities

Skills developed in this programme will enhance chances of gaining employment in a number of fields where a basic knowledge of Te Reo Māori is required.

This programme provides a foundation pathway for on-going learning with the Te Pōkaitahi Reo Māori (Reo Rua) [Kaupae 3] – NZ Certificate in Te Reo Māori [Level 3].

Academic Learning Services

Academic Learning Services is here to assist you on your journey towards the successful completion of your studies at EIT. Our aim is for you to become confident, competent and independent learners.

We have dedicated advisors who can assist with your learning.

Find out more:

Hawke’s Bay Campus
Tairāwhiti Campus