Te Reo Māori Whānau Time

Te Reo Māori Whānau Time

                                This course is for parents/caregivers to participate in with their tamariki/children (best suited for over 3 years olds)

This introductory course is child friendly enabling the parent or caregiver to attend with their child/ren where you can both begin to learn Te Reo Māori together.

Offering an introduction to Māori language and cultural practices and where they originated.  There is a strong focus on speaking, understanding spoken Te Reo Māori and appropriate uses for certain occasions.  

There are limited spaces available and once you have enrolled yourself, we will email to check how many children will be attending with you (you do not need to enrol the child/ren attending).

To help keep the cost of this course down we receive Government Funding and they require proof of residency/citizenship status.  When you enrol you may be asked to provide a CERTIFIED copy of your Identity Documentation – click here for a full list of accepted IDocs.

Please scroll down for IMPORTANT information.

Term 1 Thursday 11 February 2021
Term 2 Thursday 13 May 2021
Term 3 Thursday 05 August 2021
Term 4 Thursday 21 October 2021
Fee $60
Length 6 weeks/9 hours
Time 10.30 am - 12.00 pm
Location Risingholme
Tutor Damien Gilchrist
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Our courses page contains a summary of all courses on offer for the current term.

Please ensure you are familiar with our refund policy.

IMPORTANT information:

 No classes on public holidays.

All courses need a minimum number to go ahead. If your course does not have enough enrolments, we regret that we will have to cancel and will let you know either by email or text. Please check your emails regularly. Courses are usually confirmed or cancelled 2-3 working days prior to the scheduled start date.

NB: Only a paid enrolment secures a place in a class.

In most cases classes will be taught by the tutor named in the brochure/website on the dates stated. We make every effort to make our programme as accurate as possible at the time of printing. We do, however, reserve the right to make any changes that may be necessary. This includes changes to day, time, venue and tutor.


Refund Policy

Cancellation by us

We may, regretfully, have to cancel courses if we do not receive enough enrolments, in which case you will get a full refund.
We may choose to close a course if there is a high level of non-attendance or withdrawals, in which case a proportional refund may be made.

Cancellation/postponement/suspension due to extreme weather, Tutor illness or unforeseen circumstances

Wherever possible, we will offer replacement or extended sessions to make up for sessions cancelled/postponed/suspended due to extreme weather, tutor illness or other unforeseen reason.

Cancellation by the learner

If you need to withdraw from a course and you inform us in writing, at least a week before the course is due to start, you will be eligible for a refund minus a $20 administration charge.

If you withdraw from a course at any other time, you will not be eligible for a refund. No refunds are given after commencement of a course to ensure course viability.