Te Reo Māori short courses

Photo of group of maori students talking in front of Te Puna Wanaka


CourseWananga dates
Te Kakano and Te Pihinga19 February – 29 June 2018
Saturdays: 17 March, 14 April, 26 May, 23 June
Te Pihinga23 July – 30 November 2018
Saturdays: 18 August, 15 September, 3 November, 24 November

Courses available:

At Te Puna Wānaka we deliver short courses in Te Reo Māori flexible enough for anyone to get involved. We have lessons in classes and delivered online and these are supported by additional weekend Wānanga (language workshops).

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Te Kākano - Pre-intermediate

Te Kākano starts with the elementary aspects of the Māori language and quickly moves into sentence structures that will allow a student to converse effectively in prescribed settings.

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Te Pihinga - Intermediate

Te Pihinga builds on language skills developed in Te Kākano. Vocabulary is broadened and students begin to look at how language use can vary in different settings while learning associated vocabulary.

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Te Hoe - Introductory beginner

This course is a 10-hour introductory Māori language course for students with no knowledge of Te Reo Māori or Tikanga Māori.

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Te Papa Whakatipu - Elementary

On completion of this course students will be able to understand and respond to spoken Māori in a familiar environment.

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