Level 5 - Complete proficiency

At level 5, a te reo Māori user can communicate their thoughts, opinions and emotions clearly and appropriately in te reo Māori. A person at this level has the linguistic flexibility to enter easily into a range of cultural settings and has an excellent command of grammar, vocabulary and idiomatic language. They use the language spontaneously, fluently and appropriately in a range of situations. A person at this level can also speak, read, understand and write precisely and clearly about complex and abstract issues including specialist topics.