Ko Te Ha o Te Reo (Introductory Māori)

Kerikeri, Whangarei
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Take the first step into speaking Te Reo Māori.

This course is a great for beginners wishing to develop an introductory understanding of Te Reo Māori by introducing basic phrases, correct Te Reo pronunciation and an introduction to the Māori culture.

All students are welcomed into a fun, safe and comfortable environment where their confidence and love for Te Reo Māori can blossom.

You will learn:

  • how to introduce yourself

  • to confidently meet and greet others in Te Reo Maori

  • basic knowledge of Tikanga Māori (Māori practices and protocols)

  • Knowledge of vowels and correct pronunciation of Te Reo Māori through games and songs.



  • Wednesday 5PM - 7PM


  • Monday 5PM - 8PM; OR

  • Tuesday 5PM - 8PM

Noho marae

There will be one Noho marae (6 PM Friday - Sunday 12 noon). Food is provided.​ Staying/sleeping overnight on the marae is optional.

  • Whangārei: 12-14 November

Courses and programmes may be cancelled, postponed or have their content or configuration changed from time to time (including during the academic year) at the discretion of NorthTec. Fees are an indication, include GST and apply to domestic students only. View terms and conditions

From 1 January 2023, all NorthTec learners will be part of Te Pūkenga. Please note that these programmes of study are currently under review as part of the reform of vocational education training and may be subject to change.

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Part time


19 weeks

Start Dates

Kerikeri: TBC

Whangarei: TBC

Cost Incl. GST (Approx):

Domestic: Fees Free

International: Programme not open to international students

Phone 0800 162 100
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