FREE online te reo courses starting 20 July 2020
June 19, 2020
UPDATE: 16 July 2020
Enrolments for Huia Te Reo 2020 programmes have closed. Enquire now about the next intake starting 22 February 2021.
Certificate in Māori Protocol and Language for use in the Home
Take up the Poupou Huia Te Reo challenge with an online reo Māori course for beginner to intermediate level learners.
Learn the Māori language online from the comfort of your own home with access to resources at any time or place. Follow the daily activities of a real whānau through a series of audio lessons and carry out fun online activities to reinforce your learnings.
Starts July 20 | 20 weeks long
- Learn te reo Māori online
- Beginners to Intermediate level
- FREE for New Zealand citizens (including those living in Australia)
- Study from home
- NZQA approved at Level 4
Certificate in Tikanga and Māori Language for the Home and Community - Intermediate-Advanced
Te Hōkairangi is the follow up course to Poupou Huia Te Reo (Level 4).
Be inspired as we continue our journey following the daily activities of a new whānau. Take a closer look at the beauty and skill of the reo with Poupou Huia Te Reo - Te Hōkairangi and progress your conversational reo to the next level. Learn online in your own time, at a location that suits you.
Starts July 20 | 20 weeks long
- Advance your reo Māori online
- Advanced beginners to Intermediate level
- FREE for New Zealand citizens (including those living in Australia) and
- Study from home
- NZQA approved at Level 5
I have a little bit of reo, but I am still learning. Which course will suit me?
Poupou Huia Te Reo (Level 4) is the best course for beginner to intermediate level learners.
I live overseas, is this course available to me?
Yes! You can study the Poupou Huia Te Reo courses from anywhere in the world! All you need is an internet-capable device and an internet connection to interact with the course. The course is also FREE for New Zealand citizens living anywhere in the world.
I have other commitments, can I manage this course?
Many of our students have completed these courses while working full-time or studying. For beginners, we recommend you dedicate approximately 12 hours a week to listening activities, exercises and online interaction with others.
Are there set hours I have to be online for lessons?
There are no set hours in the course, you can work out your own schedule and choose the times you want to log on.
Can my children sign up to the course?
The minimum age to enrol with us is 17 years. If they are younger then 17 don't worry, your children can still join in with you while you learn from home!
I have no laptop or computer, can I still complete the course?
All you need is an internet capable device - this can be a tablet or smartphone. However, it is easier to navigate the course using a computer. If you find you need a computer, we suggest borrowing one or visiting your local library to complete and upload your assignments.
Does this course require any travel?
No. The Poupou Huia Te Reo courses are delivered entirely online through our online learning portal, Mūrau.
How much does it cost?
Poupou Huia Te Reo courses are free for New Zealand citizens, permanent residents and domestic students studying in New Zealand.
Does this course affect my Fees Free entitlement?
If you are eligible for the government 'Fees Free' study scheme, this course will consume part of your fees free entitlement.
Student allowances and loans
Poupou Huia Te Reo is not approved for student allowance or loans from StudyLink. It cannot be added to other studies to gain a student allowance or student loan from StudyLink.
I have already completed these courses, but I want to do them again. Can I re-enrol?
Unfortunately, no! We encourage you to check out our other courses if you are interested in taking your reo journey further. All programmes at Level 5 and above include te reo papers that are delivered through a mix of online and face to face learning. These are not free, however, they will contribute to the completion of a diploma or degree programme at Te Wānanga o Raukawa. We also have a Heke Reo reo one year diploma where you can have a full immersion experience, read more here.
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