Courses

We offer four different courses from beginner to full immersion. Give it a go. Kōrero mai! Take a look at the links below to find out when the next term starts and class numbers.

  • Te reo Māori – Tahi (beginner)
    The course provides an introduction to basic personal introduction, mihimihi, karakia, waiata, to the basic language structures and vocabulary at a communicative level. It reinforces vowel, consonants, diphthongs, blends and correct pronunciation of Māori words and much more.
  • Te reo Māori – Rua (intermediate)
    This course offers an extension to Reo Tahi or for learners with a basic understanding of language knowledge with punctuation, syntax, past and present and future tense, pepeha, whakapapa and much more.
  • Te reo Māori – Toru (advanced)
    This course is a further extension again of language acquisition and cultural awareness. This includes being supported to be able to converse comfortably, with a focus on sentences and oral conversations in class and much more.
  • Te reo Māori – Whā (full immersion)
    At this advanced level, you will contribute to classroom discussions, sing appropriate mōteatea and recite karakia for different settings (course runs subject to numbers).

Duration

Monday, Tuesday or Wednesdays for 10 weeks, attendance of one-night class a week.  Waitākere classes operate on Tuesday nights only.

Note: 

  • Public holidays are observed during each term, there will be no classes held on those evenings and your term will be reduced accordingly.
  • There is an 80% attendance policy, failure to meet these requirements is an automatic withdrawal (eight out of the ten classes need to be attended).

Time

6pm - 9pm

Venues

Mt Albert Campus
Building 171 (Puukenga)
Gate 3
Carrington Road
Mt Albert

Waitākere Campus
Building 500
Level 3
Ratanui Street
Henderson

Fees

Domestic Fee - FREE TUITION. To be eligible for free tuition you must provide a certifed copy of your birth certificate, passport (New Zealand or overseas with residency documents) or citizenship certificate.

International Fee - Course fee $245.34 (this fee is subject to change without notice).

How to apply 

You can apply online through our online enrolment portal.

Apply now

Enrolment Closing Dates

Make sure to enrol before the enrolment closing date.

  • Term 1 - Friday 25 January, 2019
  • Term 2 - Friday 20 April, 2019
  • Term 3 - Friday 12 July, 2019
  • Term 4 - Friday 27 September, 2019

Contact

Location Building 171 (Puukenga), Mt Albert Campus
Hours Monday to Friday, 9am - 4pm 
Email kurapo@unitec.ac.nz
Phone + 64 9 892 8695
Fax +64 9 815 4328
Kura Pō Co-ordinator Kiri Neho
kneho@unitec.ac.nz

Student feedback

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