Kōka Kataraina

Position: Whānau Ata Kaiako
Email: katarainat@freemansbay.school.nz

He uri nō Ngāti Porou, nō Ngāpuhi, nō Ngāti Raukawa hoki.

Kataraina is a new kaiako who is passionate about the growth and development of rangatahi Māori and believes that learning empowers both the child and the kaiako. Kataraina completed a Bachelor of Arts with a double-major in Sociology and Māori Studies at the University of Auckland and went on to complete a Bachelor of Teaching at Te Wānanga Takiura. She is excited to be in her role of teaching Year 5 & 6s in Whānau Ata.