Te Reo Māori Continuing Beginners

An introduction to Te Reo Māori.


An 8 week course 

There are TWO OPTIONS for Te Reo Māori Continuing Beginners. These are for those who have already done a beginners class or have started their Te Reo journey already.

Please enroll in one of the following:

with Rīhari Warnock
10am Thursdays
25 July to 12 September



with Brent Simpson
4pm Mondays
22 July to 9 September



Our Te Reo Māori courses are free to Tangata whenua thanks to Waiheke Local Board.



Course Details

An introduction to Te Reo Māori. This course will begin with learning to express and to talk about yourself and your whānau in Te Reo Māori.

This course will include pronunciation, greetings, waiata and karakia, an introduction to pepeha, tikanga and mihi. There will also be an introduction to tenses, pronouns and basic sentence structures.

This course will use Scotty Morrison’s “Te Reo Māori Made Easy” as a resource to support the course.This can be ordered from Paper Plus https://www.paperplus.co.nz/shop/books/non-fiction/education-reference/languages-esol/maori-made-easy

This course is subsidised by TEC funding for NZ citizens and permanent residents which requires commitment to attend the full course.


The Learning Centre, Artworks
2 Korora Road
Waiheke Island
Auckland 1081
map >
Phone: 09 372 9868



Rīhari Warnock

Nō Ngāti Manu, Ngāpuhi, Te Mahurehure me Ngāti Pākehā ahau. He uri ahau i tōku tupuna Te Whareumu.

I tipu ake au i Manawatū, e noho ana au kei Waiheke.

He ringatoi ahau.

I am an artist who is very lucky to call Waiheke home. I am very excited to share my passion for te reo māori with you.

Brent Simpson

Tēnā koutou katoa. Ko Brent Simpson tōku ingoa. I am a teacher at Waiheke High School and a passionate advocate for the use of te reo Māori in Aotearoa. I’m extremely excited and honoured to be able to help you begin your te reo Māori journey here at Waiheke Adult Learning.