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Pōkaitahi Kāpunipuni Reo increases competence in Taranaki reo for those with high-level language proficiency.

Graduates will be able to perform traditional Taranaki oral protocols utilising a range of karakia, waiata and formal language tools. Confidence gained speaking in a Taranaki dialect will further distinguish their Taranaki iwi and hapū connections. Learning to record oral & historical information will enable graduates to help Taranaki’s Reo revitalisation. Graduates’ capacity to utilise Taranaki reo in a range of contexts will also enhance their current roles in organisations.

The qualification contributes to Te Reo o Taranaki’s revitalisation project of the rohe’s unique language dialect. An in-depth appreciation of the characteristic features of Taranaki reo is really only achieved by speakers with high levels of proficiency.

Six total immersion weekend wānanga are delivered on key Taranaki marae. 2017 dates will be posted shortly.