Kia ora, and 你好(nĭ hăo)! I am Wenlu. I was a secondary teacher trained in China with a BA in English Language and Literature and an MA in Linguistics.
My name is Suzanne Eaddy, Playgroup Supervisor. My tribal affiliations are Te Ati Awa, Ngai Tahu plus English genealogy. My previous career was primary health nursing.
Kia ora, my name is Ingrid Peke. I am a kaiako in the Kōwhai class.
Kia ora, my name is Kala and I’m delighted to be part of Rewarewa class.
Kia ora, ko Becky tāku ingoa, ko Ngati Hine rāua ko Tūwharetoa tāku iwi. I am a kaiako in Rewarewa class and have a Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood Teaching).
Hi my name is Gillian Johnson and I am married with two children who both now live in Australia. Our family came to New Zealand in 1997 from South Africa.
I began at Wā Ora in 2015 after previously working in Montessori centres in Australia. I hold a Bachelor of Arts (Linguistics), an AMI 3 – 6 Diploma and a Masters of Education.
I have been part of Wā Ora since starting as a parent in 2005, attending playgroup here with my son.
I am a teacher in Pōhutukawa, one of the 3-6 classes, and I enjoy the challenge of working with this age group where every day is different.
I started my Montessori career in America as an assistant in a classroom in Boston and I was so excited by Montessori that I went on to gain my AMI diploma and Masters of Education in Portla