New Zealand Certificate in Te Reo (Rumaki, Reo Rua) (Level 1)

  • 26 July 2021 (New Plymouth), March 2022 (New Plymouth & Hawera)
  • Level 1
  • 1 year part-time
    Available in Hawera or New Plymouth
  • Domestic - FREE

Qualification overview

This foundation qualification is intended for learners who have a minimal command of Te Reo, as an additional language.

It is also intended for those who have a desire to contribute positively to the development of te reo kia tika, kia rere, kia Māori, or who have a personal and/or professional interest in te reo Māori. Graduates will have the basic language skills required to communicate in te reo, with support, in familiar everyday contexts.

Weekly classes are available in:

Tuesday 9:30am - 1pm OR Thursdays 1pm-4:30pm

New Plymouth
Wednesdays 9am - 12:30pm OR Wednesdays 5pm - 8:30pm
(July) Mondays 5pm - 8:30pm

All Te Reo students also attend noho marae and wānanga:

2021 Dates
Noho marae 

August (14-16).

September (12) and October (31).

Note: dates are tentative and may change.  Please check with your tutor.



Entry requirements

  • Open Entry

Career Options

Graduates will have a basic understanding and awareness of te reo that can be utilised to support and complement current skills and knowledge in their area of employment, in the Public and Private sectors.