Heke Reo

Te Wananga o Raukawa

Subject area

Te Reo Māori


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Entry requirements

Applicants must demonstrate their commitment to kaupapa and te reo Māori, and their motivation to become fluent. Students will require assistance from an Iwi or Hapū therefore will need to be able to provide letters from their Iwi/Hapū, com

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

Graduates will be highly proficient in te reo Māori, tikanga and āhuatanga Māori. They will be expert crafters of words and sayings. Their language will be expansive, lofty and of substance. The tauira will tend the eternal flame of the language and be its advocate, and an example for future generations. They will be well equipped to lead and make significant contributions to a wide range of projects and organisations where te reo and tikanga Māori are a high priority, including marae, rūnanga, kōhanga, kura, wānanga, and language revival projects to name but a few. They will be able to give sound advice relating to tikanga Māori and Māori language in a wide range of domains. Graduates will be suitable for key roles in the following sectors: ;the education sector ;Māori research and development ;the public sector ;the broadcasting sector ;publishing and Māori resource development ;the private sector

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Language and Literature at this level can earn:


Median earnings one year after study


Median earnings two years after study


Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Employment rate two years after study


Employment rate two years after study

Data as at November 2022

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 926 2642
Phone: (6) 364 9011
Fax: (6) 364 9013
Email: tetomonga@twor-otaki.ac.nz
Web: http://www.wananga.com

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