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Have you always wanted to learn the Māori language but didn't know where to start? Take the first step in learning te reo Māori with Papa Reo.
This beginner's programme will teach you the basics in pronunciation and basic sentence structures. You'll be able to use formal and informal greetings, introduce yourself and recite your whakapapa (genealogy).
Learn from home at your own pace with amazing resources and regular visits from a kaitiaki (support person).
Upon successful completion of this programme, you will receive the following qualification:
Our study at home programmes have different start dates in each region, depending on current demand. Programmes fill quickly and your start date might be several months after you complete your enrolment. Once we receive your enrolment, we’ll send you a letter confirming your start date. Please make sure you have provided everything for a complete enrolment.
You'll have an understanding and awareness of te reo Māori that can be used to support and enhance your current employment and knowledge.
This is a part-time programme that consists of 60 credits delivered over 52 weeks. Throughout the programme you will be required to complete set activities each week from home.
These activities will take between 11-12 hours of learning per week.
In some locations this programme may be provided by an approved sub-contract arrangement.
To enrol in this programme, a potential student must: