Te Pihinga - Intermediate

A photo of three students standing outside the Te Puna Wanaka building.

Te Pihinga is an intermediate-level Te Reo Māori course which follows on from the beginner course, Te Kākano. Like Te Kākano, Te Pihinga is flexible and fast-paced, using a mix of online resources, weekend wananga and evening classes, all of which can be adapted to suit your needs as the course progresses.

At Te Pihinga you’ll broaden your vocabulary and look at how language use can vary in different settings.

Course code

BLMA502

Level

5

Credits

30.0

Estimated hours

300.0

Cost

$62.00

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

  • Communicate in spoken and written Te Reo in predictable social and formal contexts.
  • Apply concepts of whanaungatanga to language production.
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Upcoming Dates

Monday 23 July -
Friday 30 November

Mondays & Wednesdays 9am - 3pm or Tuesdays 6pm - 8pm and Saturdays: 18 August, 15 September, 3 November, 24 November

Christchurch - Madras Street