Te Reo Māori me ōna tikanga – Pahiatua -Term 2,2024

Become familiar and comfortable with Te Reo Māori through learning and understanding language and practices. Ideal for those wanting to build more confidence and extend their knowledge. All welcome. 

Nau mai, haere mai. 

Course Number #44999

Dates: Starts 30th April 2024
Times: Tuesday Evenings, 6:00pm – 8:00pm (excludes Public Holidays)
Tutor:  Rihari Daymond
Venue: Te Kohanga Whakawhaiti Marae, Riccarton Road, Pahiatua

Cost per term: Fully Subsidised

Must Enrol by:  30th April (online) or turn on the night


Course Tutor(s): Rihari Daymond

Purpose of the Course:  By the end of this course learners will:

• Have an understanding of language features and sentence structure to feel confident to use basic te reo in everyday life
• Confidently greet people, introduce yourself and communicate basic personal information in an informal context
• Have a basic understanding of the Māori spiritual and natural worlds (mana atua, mana whenua), and our important connections to them
• Understand the significance of whakapapa as a fundamental Māori world view and confidently describe your family and relationships through this lens
• Have learnt about protocol on the marae
• Recognise the importance and use of karakia
• Recognise the importance and use of waiata
• Recognise the cultural values inherent within different whakataukī (proverbs) and kīwaha (idioms)

Please contact jo.walker@reapwairarapa.nz for any further information you may require.