Te Kauwhata Primary School - We C.A.R.E. ~ Communicate Aspire Respect Engage

Learning Assistants

Sonia Katu
Role

Kaiawhina ~ Learning Assistant

General Information

Kaore te kumera e korero ana mo tona ake reka.
The kumara doesn't talk about how sweet it tastes

Ko Taranaki toku maunga
Ko te Moananui-a-kiwa toku moana
Ko Waiaua toko awa
Ko Aotea toku waka
Ko Taranaki toku iwi
Ko Ngati, Ngati Khumate, Ngati Tamarongo
Ko Orimupiko toku marae
Ko Sonia Katu toku ingoa
Ko Meremere toku Kainga

I am Sonia Katu

Alison O'Neill
Role

Learning Assistant

General Information

Kia Ora Tatou
Ko Grinshill te maunga
Ko River severn te awa
No Shropshire, England ahau
Ko O'Neill toku Whanau
Ko Alison toku ingoa

Greetings all
My name is Alison
Grinshill is the Mountain
River Severn is the river
I am from Shropshire, England
O'Neill is my family

Sara Hartley
Role

Learning Assistant

General Information

Kia Ora Tatou
Ko Pukekiwiriki te maunga
Ko Pahurhure te ara wai
Ko Papakura ahau
Ko Hartley toku Whanu
Ko Sara toku ingoa

My name is Sara
Pukekiwiriki is the mountain
Pahurehure is the river
I am from Papakura
My family name is Hartley

Whaea Karen
Role

Kaiawhina / Te Reo Maori

Amber Casey
Role

Learning Assistant

General Information

Kia Ora Tatou
Ko Taupiri te maunga
Ko Waikato te awa
No Te Kauwhata ahau
Ko Casey toku Whanau
Ko Amber toko ingoa

Greetings all
My name is Amber
Taupiri is the Mountain
Waikato is the River
I am from Te Kauwhata
Casey is my Family

Sarah McCarthy
Role

Learning Assistant

General Information

Kia Ora Tatou
Ko Taupiri toku maunga
Ko Waikato te awa
No Pukekohe ahau
Ko McCarthy toku Whanau
Ko Sarah ingoa

Greetings all
My name is Sarah
Taupiri is the Mountain
Waikato is the River
I am from Pukekohe
McCarthy is my Family

Kim Falwasser
Role

Kapa Haka Tutor

Madde Hansen
Role

Learning Assistant

General Information

Kia Ora Tatou
Ko Taupiri te maunga
Ko Waikato te awa
No Sweden ahau
Ko Hansen toku Whanau
Ko Madde toku ingoa

Greetings all
My name is Madde
Taupiri is the Mountain
Waikato is the river
I am from Sweden
Hansen is my family

Moana Thomas
Role

Room 15

Email

moana@tkp.school.nz

General Information

Ko Whakangi te maunga
Ko Taemaro te moana
Ko Mamaru te waka
Ko Parata te tangata
Ko Ngati Kahu ki Whangaroa te iwi
Ko Ngati Roha te hapu
Ko Kahukura Ariki te marae
Ko Roha ara Thomas te whanau
No Te Kauwhata ahau
Ko Moana toku ingoa

No reira tena kotou katoa

Angel Tawhiti
Role

Support Juniors and Year 4's

Email

angel@tkp.school.nz

General Information

Ko Tainui te waka
Karioi te maunga
Hauauru te Moana
Pukerewa me Weraroa ngaa marae
Ara Ngaati Tahinga te haapu
Ko Ruataupare Bridger Wharepapa toku whaea
Ko Desmond Tawhiti toku Maatua
Ko Angel Jane Rose Tawhiti ahau.