The zero fees (nil-tuition fee*) only applies to the beginner and intermediate courses. At this level you will develop basic oral communication. The lessons will follow themes which will reinforce grammar and vocabulary. No prior learning necessary.
*Nil-tuition feeThe nil-tuition fee is available to domestic and international students. The nil-tuition fee applies to the Introduction to Conversational Māori, Te Kākano I, Te Kākano II, Te Pihinga I, Te Pihinga II. If you fail the paper but want to re-enrol you may do so but required to pay the full tuition fee.
These courses are for advanced learners of Te Reo Māori. At this level you will advance your listening, oral and writing skills, maintaining the emphasis on practising the spoken word through group work, role play and debate. Emphasis is on the written word and syntax. 80 to 100 per cent of class time is conducted in Te Reo Māori. Please note the advance courses incur the tuition fee.
Te Whanake is a set of textbooks, study guides, CDs, teachers' manuals and a dictionary for learning and teaching Māori language.