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Everyday Te Reo IV

Monday 24 September 2018, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm


Joan Costello

In response to popular demand, we are pleased to offer members another opportunity to attend our fourth and last series of  Joan Costello’s te reo classes for the year.

Joan, who is Te Papa’s Te Reo Kaiako (teacher) designed the course of three one hour sessions to help people to become more familiar with the pronunciation of Māori, and an understanding of Māori protocols.

Joan’s classes are fun and relaxed and you will find she is very encouraging and supportive with helpful tips for saying it right. The classes will cover pronunciation, useful hello and goodbye phrases, and how to introduce yourself in te reo. You will also get an understanding of what is being said in the wider context e.g. New Zealand place names, what you hear on Radio New Zealand or being part of a Māori mihi.

Classes start at 11am on three successive Monday mornings – on the 24th September, 1st and 8th October.

Joan has over 28 years experience as an educator working with people of all ages.  For the last 20 years she has taught te reo and tikanga Māori to large Wellington organisations and private clients.

Come and enjoy the opportunity to understand more of this beautiful language. The classes are limited to 12 attendees.

Member $40, includes class materials and free parking


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Monday 24 September 2018
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Te Papa. Meet at the Information Desk on Level 2
55 Cable Street
Wellington, 6011


Friends of Te Papa
(04) 381 7051