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Whakauru - Enrol

Nau mai haere mai​

Tēnā koutou Kōhanga Reo whānau, ākonga, and Trust kaimahi!​

​We're thrilled to announce that online enrolments for the 2024 academic year are now open. Dive into a transformative learning experience with courses like Te Tohu Paetahi, Te Ara Tuatahi, Te Ara Tuarua, and Takaimatua.​

​Our dedicated ākonga, both new and re-enrolling, can now navigate the online enrolment seamlessly. We have every step detailed for you. Just remember:​

​Key Dates: Enrolments opened 1 October and close on 15 December 2023. ​​

Don't miss out on this unique opportunity to grow and learn. 
For further information email: [email protected] or ring us 0800 KOHANGA (0800 5642642)

Frequently asked questions

The entry requirement for each programme differs depending on the level of the course you wish to study. It is best to check each programme to see if you meet the requirements to be enrolled onto the programme.

Enrolments for 2024 study close on 12 December. Applications for enrolment will be considered on a case by case basis from the 13 December.

Yes – You can apply for scholarships through

Scholarships for Māori learners (

Te Kōhanga Reo Scholarship: [email protected]

All our programmes are Student Loan and Allowances approved. You can apply for financial assistance through

Yes – we offer Recognition of Prior Learning and Credit Transfer. Please contact ** to talk to us about whether you may be eligible to apply.

All of our programmes are full time. We offer a mix of delivery options to cater to the needs of our ākonga. Your trainer will provide you with your study plan once your course starts.

Yes - Your Kōhanga Reo whānau are an important part of your learning journey and there are parts of your programme where you will be working alongside the mokopuna and whānau.

We offer ākonga support who can help you with academic and or pastoral care. Contact us on: [email protected]

Yes – you have 4 weeks to let us know you are on the wrong course. You will need to inform us in writing and send to tewā[email protected]

Yes – once you enrol, your Kaiwhakaako or Pouako will make contact with you for your induction session.

We do not offer enrolments to international ākonga.

You must attend 80% of your classes in order to successfully complete the programme.

Te Tohu Mātauranga Whakapakari Tino Rangatiratanga is delivered in total immersion. All other courses are bilingual with te reo level increasing as you progress through our programmes.

Your course materials will be provided to you by your Kaiwhakaako or Pouako. For courses delivered on Te Papa Ako (online), access to Papa Ako will be sent with your confirmation of study letter.