Te Whare Mātauranga o Ngāti Rēhia
Ngāti Rēhia Education Services

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Te Rūnanga o Ngāti Rēhia established a department named Te Whare Mātauranga o Ngāti Rēhia (Ngāti Rēhia Education Services) in order to achieve its goals of ensuring all those living in or reconnecting with Te Riu o Ngāti Rēhia have their learning needs met.


To create a supportive and inclusive learning environment that empowers all members of the hapū to reach their full potential and achieve their educational goals. This includes providing access to high-quality educational resources, supporting students in their academic pursuits, and working to remove barriers to education such as financial, social, or cultural obstacles.

Objective Statement

Te Rūnanga o Ngāti Rēhia strives to promote a culture of lifelong learning and continuous improvement within the community, and to foster collaboration and partnership among educators, students, parents, and other stakeholders. Ultimately, our goal is to help create a more educated, engaged, and vibrant community for all our members.


We offer a wide range of educational services, including:

  1. Te Tāhuhu o te Mātauranga | Ministry of Education Initiatives:
    • Incredible Years Programme (IYP)
    • Strengthening Early Learning Opportunities (SELO)
    • Development of Aotearoa New Zealand Histories Curriculum (Te Pūherenga)
  2. Te Mātauaki:
    • Alternative Education Services
    • Attendance & Engagement Services (Addressing Truancy)
  3. Te Pou o Manako (Te Pūkenga):
    • Ko te Haa o Te Reo (ACE) Programme
    • NZC Te Reo Maori (Levels 2 and 3)
    • NZC in Te Pōkaitahi Tikanga
    • NZC in Nga Toi Whakairo (Level 4)
    • NZC in Primary Operational Skills (Levels 2 & 3)
  4. Aotearoa Reorua:
    • Aotearoa Bi-lingual Towns Initiative

Get in touch with our Mātauranga Team

Sign Up to a Course

At Te Pou o Manako, we are excited to offer a range of courses in February 2024 that delve deep into the heart of Te Reo Māori and Ngā Toi Māori. Each course is designed to offer a comprehensive, enriching experience, whether you’re beginning your journey or looking to deepen existing knowledge.

Here’s What We Offer:

  1. Te Reo Māori (Ko Te Ha o Te Reo) – Introductory Course Begin your journey into the beautiful world of Te Reo Māori. This course is perfect for those new to the language, offering an engaging introduction and a solid foundation to build upon.
  2. NZC Te Reo Māori (Reo Rua) – Level 2 & Level 3 For those looking to enhance their fluency in Te Reo Māori, our Level 2 and Level 3 courses offer a deeper dive. You’ll explore advanced linguistic structures and cultural nuances and gain greater confidence in your speaking and comprehension skills.
  3. NZC Ngā Toi Whakairo (Level 4) – Traditional Māori Carving Embrace the art of Whakairo with our Level 4 course. Under the guidance of an expert carver, you’ll learn not just the techniques but also the cultural and historical significance of this incredible art form.

Why Join Us?

  • Cultural Enrichment: Our courses provide an immersive experience into Māori culture, language, and arts. You’ll not only learn new skills but also gain a deeper appreciation and understanding of Aotearoa’s rich heritage.
  • Skilled Tutors: Learn from experts passionate about their craft and eager to share their knowledge and experience.
  • Flexible Learning Options: Understanding the needs of our diverse learners, we’re open to offering night classes for Te Reo Māori, should there be enough interest. This flexibility ensures that our courses fit into your lifestyle and commitments.
  • Easy Registration Process: Registering your interest for our courses is straightforward and hassle-free. Just complete the form below.
  • Community Connection: Join a community of like-minded individuals passionate about learning and preserving Te Ao Māori.

Click here to Register your Interest