Nau mai haere mai rā - welcome
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.
There are two entry dates per year:
Day classes, 9.00 am to 3.00 pm, Monday to Thursdays OR one weekly night class and three weekend wānanga.
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 you feel comfortable.
Successful completion of this certificate allows you to enrol in Te Pōkaitahi Reo Māori (Reo Rua) [Kaupae 3] the following semester/year.
- Beginners [Level 2] Te Reo Māori
- Māori and marae activities (may include noho marae)
- Class-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.
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EIT offers a variety of scholarships across various subjects and programme levels. Some scholarships are based on your age, some are specific to the subject you want to study. Not all scholarships are based on your academic ability and anyone wanting to study should investigate what scholarships are available to them.
You can find a list of EIT scholarships here however there are many more scholarships offered nationally. Information about these is on an database called “givME”. givME is accessible at EIT or at some public libraries. If you would like to come to EIT to look through the giveME database don’t hesitate to contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call in for a chat.