Te Kurahuna Ltd. maintains this website, any courses offered and other linked and related sites (the “Site”) for the use of its customers, vendors, students, and other Site users (“Users”) upon agreement to the following terms. Please read the terms carefully before using the Site. Use of this website indicates acceptance of these “Terms of Use” and forms a binding agreement between you and Te Kurahuna Ltd. If you do not agree to these terms, do not use this Site. 


1. Use of Site 

Te Kurahuna Ltd. provides various materials, information, quizzes, tests, questions, articles, news and other information on this and related sites and in courses offered through this site (the “Materials”). Users may not modify the Materials at this Site in any way or reproduce, share or distribute them. Users will keep all Materials confidential, and will not sell, auction, loan, rent, give away, describe, summarise, or otherwise reveal the Materials or their contents, to any other person or entity. Any breach of these Terms of Use automatically terminates your authorised use of the Site. 

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TERMS AND CONDITIONS Acceptance of terms 


These terms and conditions govern all supply of goods and services by Te Kurahuna Ltd to you, 


the purchaser of goods and services from us, including access to the purchased online training 


component at www.mahiaatua.com . These terms and conditions are effective from February 


2022 and will replace all earlier Te Kurahuna Ltd terms of trade and any conditions contained in 


any document used by you and purporting to have contractual effect. 


We reserve the right to change these terms of trade by notice to you. Notice may be given by 


posting the revised terms and conditions on our website. 


To make a purchase for all our wānanga/training you must be 18 years of age or over or have written permission from a caregiver/guardian. 


After purchasing a specific training please be aware that a non-refundable administration fee of 20% of the purchase cost of that training will be incurred should you wish to cancel or transfer to another training. 


Purchases for all our wānanga/training may only be made by persons who are acquiring goods or services for their own use or consumption, and you must not acquire goods from us via the website for resupply (whether in trade or otherwise). 


If you are purchasing on behalf of another entity such as a 


authorisation to agree to these terms and conditions on behalf of the entity. 


Availability and supply 




Payment options 


All orders are subject to the availability of those products or services. If for any reason a product 


is not available, we will endeavour to notify the non-availability on our website. 


All prices are in New Zealand Dollars and are inclusive of any Goods and Services Tax ("GST") 


unless stated to be otherwise but are exclusive of accommodation and transportation costs. All 


prices are correct when published. We reserve the right to alter prices at any time. 


An invoice will be emailed to you at the email address you supply when you place your order. 


You are responsible for ensuring that your contact details are correct. 


Credit Card Security 


All payments are processed via PayPal's secure payments system to ensure high levels of 




you warrant you have the 


We accept direct debit into Mahi a Atua's designated bank account only. 


payment security and are subject to PayPal's terms and conditions. 


Click here to for PayPal's terms. 






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Eligibility Criteria for refunds: 


To be eligible for a refund you must: 


• days prior to the wānanga/training 


• Refund requests made after the 21-day pre training period will not be eligible for reimbursement. 


To apply for a refund based on extenuating circumstances you must submit a written request to us. Requests will be considered on a case-by-case basis. You may be required to attest to facts and/or provide supporting documentation for your extenuating circumstances. 


We will notify you of the outcome of your refund as soon as possible. 


Late or missing refunds (if applicable)
 If you have not received a refund yet, first check your bank account again. 


Next contact your bank. There is often some processing time before a refund is confirmed. 


We value your support and will ensure we adhere to the Fair-Trading Act 1986 and the 


Consumer Guarantees Act 1993. Please choose carefully because we do not have to provide a 


refund if you have changed your mind about a particular purchase. 


Request a refund no later than 21 


A refund will be given minus the 20% non-refundable administration fee. 


If approved, your refund will be processed, and a credit will automatically be applied to your 


start date. 


account or original method of payment, within a certain amount of days. 


Then contact your account company. It may take some time before your refund is officially 




If you have done all of this and you still have not received your refund, please contact us at 




Liability Limitation 




Where you acquire or hold yourself 


as acquiring goods or services from us for the purposes 


of a business, the provisions of the Consumer Guarantees Act 1993 will not apply. The 


conditions, warranties and guarantees set out in the Sale of Goods Act 1908 or otherwise implied 


by statute or common law will not apply and are excluded from these terms of trade. 


We will always endeavour to have complete and accurate information on our website but to the 


greatest extent permissible by law we assume no responsibility for the completeness and current 


accuracy of the information provided on our website. 


To the greatest extent permissible by law, we exclude all liability we may have to you for any 


claim except where we have acted in bad faith. This exclusion also applies for the benefit of 


every officer, employee, contractor, agent of us and anyone else we use to perform our duties or 


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provide services under any agreement you have with us. None of the persons specified above is 


liable or must pay you for anything else in connection with or resulting from anything any of us 


does or does not do, or delays in doing, whether or not it is contemplated or authorised by any 


agreement you have with us. This exclusion applies whatever you are claiming for and in 


whatever way liability might arise. This exclusion does not limit any inalienable rights you may 


have under the Consumer Guarantees Act 1993. 


Our maximum liability to you (if any) shall be limited to the value of any faulty products or 


services supplied by us and we, our employees, contractors and agents, will not be liable to you 


for loss or damage of any kind however that loss or damage is caused or arises. 


Applicable law and jurisdiction 


Unless we otherwise agree in writing, this agreement contains all the terms of our relationship 


and continues to apply no matter where you are located at the time any goods or services are 


provided to you by us and irrespective of the location where you reside. 


Use of our website, supply of products or services by us to you and any other matter arising from 


these Terms and Conditions are subject to the laws of New Zealand. The Courts of New Zealand 


shall have non-exclusive jurisdiction over all claims or disputes arising in relation to, out of or in 


connection with these terms of trade, or with the use of website or supply of any services. 


Where you or any other person who you act for, or who you permit to act for you supplies 


incorrect information for the purchase of a product or service and we incur cost in any matter 


concerning that name then we may recover the costs incurred by us from you (including legal 


costs on a solicitor-client basis). 


You agree to use our website, products and services in accordance with the applicable laws of 


the country or countries where your business or organisation is based. 


Privacy policy and Confidentiality 


Unless you opt to receive messages from us, we will not contact you again in future. If you have 


opted to receive ongoing communications and at a later date you no longer wish to receive these 


communications, you will be able to opt out of receiving this information by contacting us by 


email or by following the unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of emails sent to you. 


Opting out of receiving the above-mentioned messages will not prevent the sending of messages 


that specifically relate to your order(s). 


We may use personal information that we collect about you to provide products and services to 


you and to administer orders and payments relating to your purchases from us. 


You will need to permit us to place data files ("cookies") on your computer to enable you to use 


some features of some of our websites. Where you choose not to enable cookies from our 


website, some functionality of those Website may not be available to you. 


We may disclose your personal information as required by law. 


Where you have provided information to us on a confidential basis, we will hold that information 


in confidence, except as required by law. We cannot guarantee that our website is secure, and 


we cannot be held responsible for a breach of our website security that is beyond our control. 


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You can request details of your personal information that we hold, and ask us to correct it, at any 




General Conditions 


We reserve the right to change these terms and conditions from time to time by notice, which 


may be in the form of a notice posted on our website at www.mahiaatua.com


If we fail to enforce any terms or to exercise our rights under these terms and conditions at any 


time, we have not waived those rights. 


If any provision of these terms and conditions is held to be invalid or unenforceable for any 


reason, the remaining provisions shall remain in full force and effect and the parties shall adjust 


their respective rights and obligations in accordance with the spirit and intent of the parties as 


shown by these terms and conditions. 


Unless any provision in this agreement expressly provides otherwise, these terms and conditions 


are not intended to confer a benefit on any person or class of person who is not a party to it. 


We may deliver notices to you by sending them to an email address that you have notified to us. 


Social Media Release/Consent 


Throughout our trainings Te Kurahuna may photograph and take video recordings of participants. Agreeing to these terms and conditions means you consent to having any images or videos that you may be a part of, during Te Kurahuna trainings, used on our social media and digital platforms. 


Should you disagree to your image/video recordings being used by Te Kurahuna please advise in writing before training commences at tekurahuna@gmail.com. 


Online Training for Mataora 


Please note that when purchasing the ONLINE MATAORA TRAINING FOR ARTISTS, that this product is accessible for 16 weeks from the registration / sign up date. After 16 weeks from registration your subscription to this product expires and there will no longer be access to the Online Mataora Training for Artists subscription. To renew the subscription of this product it must be purchased again. 


Covid policy: 


In the event of COVID alert levels preventing the 5 Day Intensive training’ from being held, Te Kurahuna will reserve the right to hold that component of the training at a later date. Te Kurahuna may reconfigure any part of the training to be a virtual delivery. Should a decision be made to deliver the ‘5 Day Intensive training’ virtually, trainees will have extended access to the purakau offered in the training. 


If regional alert levels are put into effect leading into or during the ‘5 Day Intensive training’ component, trainees will have the option to attend a future ‘5 Day Intensive training’ or complete training online. 


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For example: If ‘region A’ goes into alert level 2 or above and trainees live in or have recently visited ‘region A’ then they will have the option of attending the next available ‘5 Day Intensive training’. If that training is not in a region that is convenient for the trainee, this will be discussed on a case-by-case basis between the trainee and Te Kurahuna. Te Kurahuna reserves the right to determine who may attend the ‘5 Day Intensive training’. 


In the interest of all trainees’ wellbeing, Te Kurahuna reserves the right to determine IF trainings will be cancelled, postponed or rescheduled. 


Te Kurahuna is committed to making sure ‘you’ receive your training. It is important to us that we all feel safe and held when facing the uncertainty of the world we live in. We appreciate that we are already in a crisis with inequity and racism so we do not want to pause in the delivery of this kaupapa and will work hard to deliver the highest quality training within the parameters available. 


Covid-19 vaccination requirements for -tinana (in person) training: 


Where our training is ā-tinana, all our Mataora, support staff and Te Kurahuna training attendees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, including 6 monthly boosters in compliance with the Ministry of Health guidelines