Massey University Free Te Reo Course

Join us on a guided journey of learning to deepen your understanding and awareness of Māori knowledge. Toro Mai offers two introductory online courses in Te Reo Māori and Tikanga Māori. These are taught via an immersive multi-media online platform with interactive activities. They are approximately 10 hours each and can be studied at your own pace. These courses are not accredited – there are no costs involved, no assignments and no exams.

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Te Reo Māori course

The Te Reo Māori course will enable learners to more readily use Te Reo Māori at home and in everyday situations.

Topics include:

  • Ngā Mihimihi (Meet and greet)
  • Te Whānau (Family)
  • Te Kai (Food)
  • Ngā Hararei (Holidays)
  • Ngā Hākinakina (Sports)
  • Te Hauora (Māori vitality and wellbeing)
  • Te Kāinga (Home)
  • Te Mahi (Work)

Tikanga Māori course

The Tikanga Māori course gives emphasis to Te Ao Māori (The Māori World).

Topics include:

  • Ngā Kōrero Pūrakau (ancient Māori narratives)
  • Kaupapa, Tikanga, Kawa (Māori cultural principles, practices and rituals)
  • Te Hauora (Māori vitality and wellbeing)
  • Te Ao Hurihuri (dynamics of the modern Māori world)