Tēnā koutou katoa

Ko Ruahine tōku maunga

Ko Tukituki tōku awa

Ko Ngāti Kahungunu tōku iwi

Ko Rakautatahi tōku marae

No Takapau ahau

Ko Nicole Waldman tōku ingoa

I grew up in Takapau, Central Hawke’s Bay. My teaching career began in Dannevirke and I later taught in Melbourne before settling in Taupō. I have taught a range of year levels and have experience in middle management. Building relationships with tamariki is at the core of my teaching philosophy. I strive to create engaging and challenging learning opportunities that meet the diverse needs of our tamariki and make all of them feel successful.

I am excited to begin my new Learning Support Coordinator role within the Taupō Kāhui Ako. The knowledge I have gained through collaborating with skilled and passionate teachers is invaluable and I look forward to continuing to fill my kete and using this to support the kaiako and tamariki in our community.  

Learning Support Coordinator, Tauhara College 

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