Graduation with a te reo qualification
After four years of study Rebecca Read has graduated with a certificate in Tikanga Ma¯ ori Level 3 at a ceremony at the Palmerston North Racecourse recently.
Her achievement was praised by Tararua District mayor Tracey Collis, who has studied Te Reo Ma¯ ori for three terms under the tutorship of Warren Chase in Eketa¯ huna. Rebecca intends continuing studying for Level 4. Rebecca was able to study at home for free under the Te Wa¯ nanga o Aotearoa course. She was sent books and received visits from tutors (kaitiaki.)