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Nutters resurrected at Ministry of Education

“Nutters resurrected at the Ministry of Education! says Te Tai Tokerau Principals’ Association President, Pat Newman. He said, “The latest kite being flown from Wellington re NCEA and Year 7& 8 children shows clearly that [...]

By |2nd September 2019|Press Releases|

92.5 classes in Te Tai Tokerau without a Teacher!

92.5 teachers could not be found to cover teacher absences during just one week, the week ending 24 May 2019. Te Tai Tokerau Spokesperson Leanne Otene says they have been concerned for some time, and [...]

By |6th June 2019|Press Releases|

Minister talks in Platitudes but says nothing new!

“I was very disappointed that last night all my Minister could do when confronted with the reality of teaching, was to mouth the same old clichés and platitudes. Watching the Sunday Programme last night brought [...]

By |20th May 2019|Press Releases|

Principal Challenges Prime Minister’s Statement

Released: Pat Newman President of Te Tai Tokerau Principals Association challenges the prime Minister to show where the supposed money to help with children effected by drugs and other mental health issues actually is, because it [...]

By |14th August 2018|Press Releases|

Government Offer to Principals Nothing But an Insult!

Friday, 1 June 2018, 1:16 pm Press Release: Te Tai Tokerau Principals Association Government Offer to Principals Nothing But an Insult! The offer received yesterday is the biggest Claytons Offer I have ever seen… a [...]

By |15th June 2018|Press Releases|

Teachers Claim Back Ownership of Their Council

Tuesday, 30 January 2018, 3:22 pm Press Release: New Zealand Principals' Federation 'The profession celebrates today's Government bill which proposes to return ownership of their professional body to them,' said Whetu Cormick, President of the New [...]

By |1st February 2018|Press Releases|

Principal sad if colleagues find it difficult to lead their schools

“When I hear the question “What will we replace National Standards with?”, it makes me professionally very, very sad”, said Pat Newman President Te Tai Tokerau Principals Association. “Sad for my profession. Sad for the [...]

By |1st February 2018|Press Releases|


You may find this of interest. Below is the actual case taken against a teacher by EDUCNZ. You all need to be aware of the ramifications for you and your staff of this decision. Below [...]

By |9th November 2017|News|

National Standards System

The following message has been developed between the Ministry and in consultation with Hon Chris Hipkins, the Minister of Education: The Ministry of Education is working with the Government on its policy to replace National [...]

By |6th November 2017|News|

Principal feels sorry for many Ministry and other Sector staff

The President of Te Tai Tokerau Principals Association feels extremely sorry for those employed in the Ministry of Education,  who with zealous enthusiasm, have spent the last few years enforcing National Standards on schools. Pat [...]

By |31st October 2017|Press Releases|