Education & Training

Early Childhood

Te Kōhanga Reo ō Hoani Waititi Marae

Teina Hetaraka

Phone: 09 818 8915
Email: whanau@k02c004.kohanga.ac.nz

Location: Glen Eden
Local board: Waitakere

Kōhanga Reo is an early childhood education and care (ECE) centre where all education and instruction is delivered in te reo Māori (Māori language). At Kōhanga Reo mokopuna (children) are totally immersed in Māori language and tikanga (culture) from birth through to the age of six.

Te Kōhanga Reo ō Kākāriki

Ripeka Leef

Phone: 09 8131412
Email: whanau@k02c006.kohanga.ac.nz

Location: Glen Eden East
Local board:

Te Kōhanga Reo ō Ngākau Mahana

Stacey Hohua

Phone: 09 8360507
Email: whanau@k02c026.kohanga.ac.nz

Location: Henderson
Local board: Hsn-Massey

Te Kōhanga Reo ō Pomāria

Kuini Stevens

Phone: 09 837 0900
Email: info@kohanga.ac.nz

Location: Henderson
Local board: Hsn-Massey

Te Kōhanga Reo ō te Maungārongo

Bella Rameka / Hana Matene

Phone: 09 4164720
Email: whanau@k02c031.kohanga.ac.nz

Location: Massey
Local board: Hsn-Massey

Te Puna Reo ō Manawanui

Ereti Brown

Phone: 09 8349336
Email: puna_reo@xtra.co.nz

Location: Te Atatu Peninsula
Local board: Hsn-Massey

Puna Reo is a total immnersion te reo Māori early childhood education option that is funded by MOE.

Te Reo Tohu Aroha

Janine Phillips

Phone: 222264798
Email: whanau@k02c009.kohanga.ac.nz

Location: Glen Eden
Local board: Waitakere

Te Rito ō Waipareira Early Childhood Bi-lingual Centre

Sheryl Max

Phone: 09 8377120
Email: sherylmax@gmail.com

Location: Henderson
Local board: Hsn-Massey

Early childhood centre for pre-schoolers with a focus on bilingual language delivery 6mths-5yrs.

Education Support

Te Whānau ō Waipareira

Phone: 09 83666 83
Email:

Location: Henderson
Local board: Hsn-Massey

Engaging Priority Families – support for whānau to enrol 3-4 year old children into ECE
Parents as First Teachers – flexible home based programme for whānau to support 0-3yrs
Poipoia te Mokopuna – support for parents of children 0-3 who are not engaged in ECE.
Te Puna Kainga – Support for 4yr olds and their siblings/whānau to be school ready.
Kip McGrath – Te Kete Aronui – 7-11 yrs out of school hours assistance with literacy and numeracy.

Bi-lingual Primary

Birdwood School, Te Puawaitanga Bilingual

Jenny Bernard

Phone: 09 833 8479
Email: jenny@birdwood.school.nz

Location: Ranui
Local board: Hsn-Massey

Level 3 Bilingual Unit

Henderson South Primary

Trevor Diamond

Phone: 09 8388766
Email: principal@hendersonsouth.school.nz

Location: Henderson
Local board: Hsn-Massey

Bilingual

Ranui School

Heather Rewiri

Phone: 09 833 6286
Email: principal@ranui.school.nz

Location: Ranui
Local board: Hsn-Massey

Bilingual Whanau Units (x3)

Rosebank School

Paul Pirihi

Phone: 09 828 6319
Email: paul@rosebank.school.nz

Location: Avondale
Local board: Whau

Total immersion & bilingual

Kura Kaupapa Māori

KKM ō Hoani Waititi Marae

Hare Rua

Phone: 09 818 2317
Email: arihia@hoaniwaititi.school.nz

Location: Glen Eden
Local board: Waitakere

Total immersion te reo Māori composite school following the philosophy of Te Aho Matua (a Māori education philosophy that KKM operate under)

KKM o Kotuku

Marama Turei

Phone: 09 8322911
Email: tari@tekotuku.school.nz

Location: Ranui
Local board: Hsn-Massey

Total immersion te reo Māori composite school following the philosophy of Te Aho Matua (a Māori education philosophy that KKM operate under)

Henderson Intermediate

Hone Tobin

Bilingual Units Intermediate

Phone: 09 8388 529
Email: hone.tobin@hendersonint.school.nz

Location: Henderson
Local board: Hsn-Massey

Bilingual and total immersion options

Kelston Intermediate

Phill Gordon

Phone: 09 818 5544
Email: philg@kelstonint.school.nz

Location: Kelston
Local board: Whau

Bilingual

Middle School West Auckland

Mike Murray

Phone: 09 972 1744
Email: henderson@westauckland.school.nz

Location: Henderson
Local board: Hsn-Massey

Kura Hourua

Mainstream Secondary Schools (Kura Auraki)

Avondale College

Lyndy Watkinson

Phone: 09 828 7024
Email: wtn@avcol.school.nz

Location: Avondale
Local board: Whau

Henderson High School

Rerekohu August

Phone: 09 838 9085
Email: raugust@hhs.school.nz

Location: Henderson
Local board: Hsn-Massey

Te Reo programme and Kapa Haka.

Waitakere College

Pearl Snowden

Phone: 09 836 7890
Email: sn@waitakerecollege.school.nz

Location: Henderson
Local board: Hsn-Massey

Te Reo programme and Kapa Haka.

Kelston Deaf Education Centre

Michael Wi

Phone: 09 827 4859
Email: michael.wi@kdec.school.nz

Location: Kelston
Local board: Whau

KDEC has a programme for Māori students to learn about te reo me ona tikanga. This is marae based learning supported by deaf Māori staff.

Kelston Girls College

Parehuia Nepe

Phone: 09 827 6063
Email: p.nepe@kelstongirls.school.nz

Location: Kelston
Local board: Whau

Te Reo programme and Kapa Haka.

Kelston Boys High School

Becky Henry
HOD Māori

Phone: 09 818 6185
Email: b.henry@kbhs.school.nz

Location: Kelston
Local board: Whau

Te Reo programme and Kapa Haka.

Liston College

Gerry Bohte’

Phone: 09 8389350
Email: info@liston.school.nz

Location: Henderson
Local board: Hsn-Massey

Provides specialised mentoring to Year 11, 12.13 Māori Students.

Rutherford College

Louisa King / Jeff Ruha

Phone: 021 751 451
Email: lking@rutherford.school.nz

Location: Te Atatu Peninsula
Local board: Hsn-Massey

We provide a reo programme, a Māori Performing Arts Academy and Kapa Haka.

Te Whare Kura o Hoani Waititi Marae

Hare Rua

Phone:
Email: hare@hoaniwititi.school.nz

Location: Glen Eden
Local board: Waitakere

The progression from primary school level at Te Kura Kaupapa Māori o Hoani Waititi Marae, to secondary education following the philosophy of Te Aho Matua (a Māori education philosophy that KKM operate under)

Alternative Education

Te Ukaipo Mercy Initiatives (Te Kupenga)

Marcia Matthews

Phone: 022 010 5524
Email: marcia@teukaipo.org.nz

Location: Glen Eden
Local board: Waitakere

We provide an alternative education forum based on a kaupapa Māori approach which incorporates working holistically with the tauira and involving whānau.

Community Education

Whau ACE

Theresa Kristy

Phone: 0211 484282
Email: theresa@whauace.co.nz

Location: New Lynn
Local board: Whau

We provide learning opportunities and work with individuals, family and community to help broker access to further learning with us or other services/courses.

Tertiary

Te Wānanga O Aotearoa

Phone: 09 255 6900
Email: tataupounamu@twoa.ac.nz

Location: Henderson
Local board: Hsn-Massey

Contact the Henderson site to find out what courses are available in Waitākere.

Te Whare Wānanga ō Awanuiārangi

Novi Marikena

Phone: Waititi Classes 0279225137
Email: novi.marikena@wananga.ac.nz

Location: Glen Eden
Local board: Waitakere

Te Pōkaitahi Reo (Rumaki, Reo Rua)(Levels 3 & 4)
This qualification is intended for learners who have an advanced-intermediate level of understanding and ability in the use of te reo. Delivered two nights a week at Hoani Waititi Marae.

Pohoira Iopata

Phone: 0508 926264
Email: enquiries@wananga.ac.nz

Location: Glen Eden
Local board: Waitakere

This programme is for learners who have a basic understanding and ability in the use of te reo Māori and have a desire to communicate with little support in familiar everday contexts, and in Māori environments where they feel comfortable. Level 1&2 in Playhouse Glen Eden.

Training

Wai Tech

Dale Sherwin-Godinet

Phone: 0800 942 924
Email: wai-tech@waiwhanau.com

Location: Henderson
Local board: Hsn-Massey

We offer the Whānau Ora Diploma (Level 5). A work based programme offered part time over 2 years.

The Village Sports Academy

Maliena Jones

Phone: 09 828 6520
Email: maliena@villagetrust.co.nz

Location: Avondale
Local board: Whau

Provides foundation-level education and training (Level 2-4) within the Auckland region. Based in West and Central Auckland, the Academy aims to transition students with low or nil qualifications into employment or further vocational or tertiary training. The programme combines practical sports skills and training with an academic component (certificate level) with a specific focus on life skills, leadership and aspiration building.