Our Rangatahi Programme Kaiako

Meet our dedicated team of Rangatahi Programme Kaiako, each showcased here with their profile picture, name, and role. Our kaiako bring an exceptional range of expertise to their roles, from traditional Māori knowledge to modern-day life skills. These passionate educators not only share invaluable teachings but also embody the essence of our culture, enriching the lives of our rangatahi with the wisdom and traditions of Te Aitarakihi marae-a-iwi. Guided by the principles of aroha, whanaungatanga, and tino rangatiratanga, they foster a nurturing environment that empowers our youth to reach their fullest potential.

Profile pics of Kaiako

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Hami Goldsmith
Kaiārahi Kapa Hōtaka Rangatahi
(Rangatahi Programme
Team Leader)

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Kaperiere Hogan
Kaiwhakarite Hōtaka me Tohunga Matauranga Tikanga
(Programme Developer & Cultural Education Specialist)

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Irene Emond
Whakahaere Hōtaka Rangatahi
(Rangatahi Programme

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Brenda Warren
Kaiwhakarite Ahurea me Kaiārahi Toi
(Cultural Liaison & Performing Arts Facilitator)

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Leana Edwards
Rangatahi Programmes
Kaiwhakahaere Whakarapopoto me te Tūhono Rangatahi
(Rangatahi Engagement and Portfolio Manager)

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Bex Reid
Kairuruku Manaaki Rangatahi me Kaiwhakarite Kai
(Youth Care & Nutritional Coordinator/Mentor)

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Michael Rahana
Kaiāwhina me Kaiako Taketake Hōtaka Rangatahi
(Rangatahi Support & Vocational Tutor/Mentor)

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Tuatahi Taha
Kaihautu Tauira me Kaiwhakarite Waka
(Student Leadership Mentor & Logistics Facilitator)

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