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Māori Language and Culture

Māori Language and Culture

OVERVIEW

Nau mai, tāuti mai! If you're interested in learning more about te ao Māori (the Māori worldview) in a non-confrontational environment, this Māori language and culture course is for you.


BEGINNERS

WHAT EXPERIENCE DO YOU NEED

No previous experience is needed, just a willingness to learn.

WHAT TO EXPECT

Explore the basics of te reo Māori (Māori language), culture (including waiata, karakia and tikanga marae), pre-colonial history and key cultural concepts. Develop your pepeha (personal introduction) and built your confidence to kōrero (speak). Karawhiua! - Go for it!


CONTINUED

WHAT EXPERIENCE DO YOU NEED

Students will need to have completed our beginners course OR have some knowledge of the language. Contact our Recreation Programme Coordinator if you are unsure on sarahtaylor@ousa.org.nz.

WHAT TO EXPECT

Expand your knowledge of the basics of te reo Māori, including conversational language, whakataukī and kīwaha. Learn more about te ao Māori (a Māori world view): explore some local history, including the early European contact period, impacts of Te Tiriti o Waitangi and land sales, and contemporary mahinga kai practices.


STREAM 1: MĀORI LANGUAGE AND CULTURE FOR BEGINNERS Monday's 5:30pm - 7:00pm 5 sessions starting 1st March 2021
Ending 29th March 2021
Fee: $43.00 Bring Pen and paper
Otago Room, OUSA Clubs and Societies Centre
Sorry, this stream is full
STREAM 1: MĀORI LANGUAGE AND CULTURE - CONTINUED Tuesday's 5:30pm - 7:00pm 5 sessions starting 2nd March 2021
Ending 30th March 2021
Fee: $43.00 Bring pen and paper
Otago Room, OUSA Clubs and Societies Centre
Sorry, this stream is full
STREAM 2: MĀORI LANGUAGE AND CULTURE FOR BEGINNERS Monday's 5:30pm - 7:00pm 5 sessions starting 12th April 2021
Ending 17th May 2021
No class on Monday 26 April (ANZAC observation)
Fee: $43.00 Bring Pen and paper
Room 2, OUSA Clubs & Societies Centre
Sorry, this stream is full
STREAM 2: MĀORI LANGUAGE AND CULTURE - CONTINUED Tuesday's 5:30pm - 7:00pm 5 sessions starting 13th April 2021
Ending 18th May 2021
No class on Tuesday 27 April
Fee: $43.00 Bring pen and paper
Otago Room, OUSA Clubs and Societies Centre