Upcoming Courses 2018

Certificate in Money Management 

Make Money Work For You

1 X 3-hour evening class per week for 20 weeks (plus a number of study workshops).
No fees
Level 3
NZQA Approved

Location: Te Whare Oranga ō Parakai

When: Weekly course beginning Wednesday 28 February, 6:30-9:30pm.

**NB: Registrations of interest are now being invited for a possible weekday class in Term 3. If you'd like to learn more please email a.wood@hdht.co.nz**

Entry requirements: NZ/AU Citizen or Permanent NZ Resident and 16 years or older

Managing money is a life changing skill that most of us are never taught.

Take control of your future by learning about money, debt and how to build wealth.

The  Certificate in Money Management (CMM) programme is a no-fee Level 3 programme, you will learn about topics including: 

  • home ownership 
  • property investment 
  • managing debt 
  • building your wealth 

The course is suitable for people on all income levels and in all financial situations. It is about making your money work for you and your whānau. 

The CMM programme is approved by NZQA and you will receive the New Zealand Certificate in Personal Financial Capability and Financial Services (Level 3) on completion. 

If you are ready to take hold of your financial future, call course tutor Colin Frampton today. 027 679 5622 or 09 420 2628

 

 

Antenatal Course

Free antenatal course for expectant parents run by the Helensville Birthing Centre. Lactation consultant Debbie Tetlow  will be taking the course, which will run for three consecutive Saturday mornings at Te Whare Oranga ō Parakai.

It's recommended for women who are around 24-28 weeks pregnant.

The course will look at everything from how to keep healthy during your pregnancy, to pain relief options in labour, and finally what happens when baby is here, including breastfeeding.

New mums are encouraged to bring their partner or other whānau member with them for support. 

       1st class - 3, 10 & 17 February  

       2nd class - 14, 21 & 28 April  

       3rd class - 9, 16 & 3 June 

       4th class - 4, 11 & 18 August 

       5th class - 29 September, 6 & 13 October  

       6th class - 24 November, 1 & 8 December

The course is free and available for residents living north-west of Riverhead. For more information email anc@helensvillehealth.co.nz.

Parenting Through Separation

When: 10am-2pm, Saturday 24 February 

Where: Te Whare Oranga ō Parakai 

This is a one-off four-hour course run by Lifewise which provides a wealth of information and well-proven ideas to benefit people with children who are going through the stressful experience of separating. It is fully funded by the Ministry of Justice and is usually required of people who are going through mediation or family courts. 

The course also runs weekly at Lifewise's New Lynn office. 

For more information and to register please visit: 

https://www.lifewise.org.nz/services/community-services/family-services/parenting-education/ 

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Cooking Classes 

We have a superb commercial kitchen at Te Whare Oranga ō Parakai, and our Kitchen Manager, Keryn Reardon is passionate about sharing her love of food with the local community — both adults and children. 

Click here to find out what classes Keryn's cooking up next. 

 

Certificate in Te Ara Reo Maori Level 2 

36 weeks.
No fees.

Location: Te Whare Oranga ō Parakai 

When: Weekly course begins 6.00-9.00pm, Tuesday 6 March.  

Programme overview:

If you want to learn some basic Māori language this is the perfect place to start. Our fun, relaxed and inclusive approach to te reo Māori is for people of all ages and ethnicities. Whether you want to use te reo Māori at home with the kids or in the workplace, this interactive programme will have you speaking with confidence in no time.

Te Ara Reo Māori has become a national institution, attended by newsreaders, public figures, teachers, school principals and business people. Join the movement and learn to love and use te reo Māori every day!

You'll learn about:

  • pronunciation
  • tikanga
  • introductions
  • basic vocabulary
  • basic sentence structures
  • correctly pronounce Māori words, names and place names
  • use basic greetings and introduce yourself
  • understand and follow tikanga (protocols)
  • sing some waiata
  • use Māori words with confidence
  • understand basic sentence structures

Where will this take me?

I want to keep studying

Take this to the next level with Te Ara Reo Māori Level 4, or dive into total immersion with Te Pūtaketanga o te Reo.

I want to use my qualification

These te reo skills will be useful in everyday life in Aotearoa. They'll also be great if you work in education, Māori organisations, media or anywhere you deal with the public.

How you'll study:

  • noho Marae and wānanga
  • programme delivered in English

Entry criteria:

You can enrol if you already have a qualification at Level 3 or above.

Read more about last year's successful Te Reo course which was featured in the local papers here: click here. 

Or to register your interest phone Awhina Uruamo-Creswell, Community Education & Employment Advisor, Whiti Ora o Kaipara. 

09 420 8418 or 0276 957462 

Certificate in Te Ara Reo Maori Level 4

36 weeks.
No fees.

Location: Te Whare Oranga ō Parakai 

When: Weekly course begins 6.00-9.00pm, Wednesday 7 March .  

Programme overview:

If you know the basics of te reo Māori and want to take it further, here's your next step. Our safe, encouraging and interactive programme is loved by people from all cultures and backgrounds.

Develop a greater understanding of the Māori culture while you practice and build confidence in your Māori language skills.  

You'll learn about:

  • active and negative sentence structures
  • extending your vocabulary
  • using different tenses
  • distinguishing between Māori and non-Māori sentence structures. 

Where will this take me?

I want to keep studying

Move into full immersion with Te Rōnakitanga ki te reo Kairangi Level 5, or progress to our te reo degree, Te Paritūtanga o te Reo.

I want to use my qualification

You can put your te reo Māori skills to use in most jobs in Aotearoa.

How you'll study:

  • attend classes
  • noho Marae and wānanga
  • programme delivered in reo rua (English & Māori). 

Entry criteria:

You'll need to: 

  • complete Te Ara Reo Māori Level 2, or
  • successfully complete a pre-entry assessment.

Read more about last year's successful Te Reo Level 2 course which was featured in the local papers here: click here. 

To register your interest phone Awhina Uruamo-Creswell, Community Education & Employment Advisor, Whiti Ora o Kaipara. 

09 420 8418 or 0276 957462 

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