Over the next 12 months Puketeraki Marae in Karitane and Otakou Marae
will be holding Te Reo Maori language activities. These will be
suitable for all levels from beginners in the language to the more
advanced. Of course children are most welcome and we will have
special activities for our young ones.
All people in our communities of Karitane, Waikouaiti and Warrington
are most welcome.
Dates for this year are as follows:
11 – 12 August
1 – 2 September
Date tba – October - Otakou Marae
17 – 18 November
It is intended to carry these on into 2008 on a regular basis.
These weekends will start on Friday nights at 6pm. This will be a
chance for everyone to get together. The weekend proper will start 9am
Saturday and finish 2pm Sunday. Costs are $15 per person and $30 per
In 2008 Te Wananga o Aotearoa is interested in running their Te Ara
Reo programme in Karitane. All they require for this free course is
have 20 students. This course runs for a year and is held one night a
For more info or to book your place contact Te Kore Chisholm: Phone
465 7300, Cell 027 449 5488, Email tereo @ puketeraki . co . nz
(from POWA News)