Te Hoe - Introductory beginners

Maori studies 1

This course is a 10-hour introductory Māori language course for students with no knowledge of Te Reo Māori or Tikanga Māori, where you'll acquire very basic skills in pronunciation and introductory phrases.

You will learn to pronounce Te Reo Maori with some confidence, participate in karakia, himene and waiata, understand basic Tikanga Maori and learn basic greetings, farewells and numbers.

Upon completion, a further short course study option is available - Te Hoe 2 - (Beginners Maori Language Part 2)

Course code

MAOR111

Level

1

Credits

2.0

Estimated hours

20.0

Cost

$0.00 (Domestic)
$100.00 (International)

Please note: You may be charged a portion of the Compulsory Student Services Fee that supports our services available to students. For full information on the Compulsory Student Services Fee, visit fees and finance.

How to apply

To apply for one of our short courses, fill in a paper copy of our application form, available here, then either drop it in to your nearest campus or mail it to us at Enrolment Centre, Ara Institute of Canterbury, PO Box 540, Christchurch Mail Centre.

Learning outcomes

  • Pronounce Te Reo Māori with some confidence
  • Participate in karakia, himene and waiata
  • Understand basic tikanga Māori
  • Understand and produce basic greetings, farewells and numbers
Related courses

Te Hoe 2 - (Beginners Maori Language Part 2)

This course extends on basic skills and knowledge of Te Reo and Tikanga Maori acquired in Te Hoe 1.

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Ngā Whakatakoto o Te Reo Rua: Māori Language Grammar 2

To enable students to communicate in basic Te Reo Maori in varied, familiar, and predictable situations.

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Upcoming Dates

Saturday 09 February -
Saturday 16 February

Saturdays, 9am-3pm

Christchurch City Campus
Friday 15 February -
Saturday 16 February

Friday and Saturday, 9am-3pm

Christchurch City Campus
Wednesday 13 March -
Wednesday 10 April

Wednesdays - 3-5pm for 5 weeks

Christchurch City Campus
Saturday 16 March -
Saturday 23 March

Saturdays, 9am-3pm

Christchurch City Campus
Sunday 14 April -
Sunday 21 April

9am-3pm

Christchurch City Campus
Saturday 11 May -
Saturday 18 May

Saturdays, 9am-3pm

Christchurch City Campus
Saturday 20 July -
Sunday 21 July

Friday and Saturday, 9am-3pm

Christchurch City Campus
Wednesday 14 August -
Wednesday 11 September

Wednesdays - 3-5pm for 5 weeks

Christchurch City Campus
Saturday 31 August -
Saturday 07 September

Saturdays, 9am-3pm

Christchurch City Campus
Saturday 19 October -
Saturday 26 October

Saturdays, 9am-3pm

Christchurch City Campus