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Welcome to Pou Whakaaro

Well with 2017 well and truly upon us Pou Whakaaro have started out the year with some wonderful new activities and we are in the process of putting together a new timetable for Community LED Education. If you would like to find out more about what's happening this Semester please keep checking our current programme this will be updated before the start of each Semester. Also please take a look our latest newsletter on the newsletters page. We are looking forward to a fantastic fun filled year ahead!

Our main office opening hours are Monday to Friday, 8am until 4pm at 40 Te Tahi Street, Whakatane. Please phone or call in if you would like further information about any of our services. 

                                                                                                                                                                                                Page updated 2018

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General Rules

Inclusive Learning Environments: Pou Whakaaro strives to ensure that learning is open and available to all members of our community and will attempt to provide assistance to those learners that require additional support. With this in mind, please be aware that the pace of class teaching and learning will depend on the needs and aspirations of all students.

Acceptance and Payment of Fees: Please consider that your enrolment is confirmed once you have returned a completed enrolment form and payment to us or direct to the tutor (where this is advised in any advertising) Fees are generally charged on a whole course basis and no refunds or discounts will be made where the student is unable to attend.

Cancelled Classes and Refunds: If there are insufficient enrolments, courses may be cancelled and we will attempt to inform you as early as possible. Full refunds will be made to students as soon as possible. NO refund will be made if you decide to withdraw from a class once it has started.

Compliments and Complaints: In the first instance, please speak directly to your tutor, or if you require contact the Community Education Coordinator in writing or by phone on 07 308 8170

Behaviour: I agree to treat the venue, equipment, tutor/s and other students with respect at all times. I understand that I may be asked to leave a course and forfeit fees if I act disrespectfully.

Please return this enrolment in person or by post to:

Community Education
Pou Whakaaro
40 Te Tahi Street
PO Box 2025 Whakatane