Cie Hayward


Kaiawhina (Boarding Manager)

Cie started working for InZone in May 2016 as a Boarding Manager. She ensures that our girls are looked after and supervised daily.

Born in Auckland, Cie grew up in Hokianga. She is married with six children, 4 mokopuna (so far) and lives in Mangere Bridge.

Before coming to InZone, Cie worked in Reception, data entry and childcare. At InZone, Cie most enjoys getting to work with all the InZone Students and whānau.

Freda Potae

Freda (2)

Kaiawhina (Boarding Manager)

Freda has been working part-time for InZone since January 2018 as a Boarding Manager. Of her job she says “Ko taku mahi he manaaki rangatahi i te whare”

Freda is from Turanganui-a-Kiwa (Gisborne) and has lived in Auckland since 1976. She is a Mother of three kotiro who are all over 25 years old. Freda has been employed as the Māori Arts Coordinator for Rosehill College for 18 years.

When asked the best thing about working at InZone, Freda says “Ko ngā rangatahi te mea nui”.

Kirita Silaga


Kaiawhina (Weekend Boarding Manager)

Kirita joined InZone in June 2020 as one of the Weekend Boarding Managers. She is Samoan born who moved to New Zealand in 2018 and is residing in South Auckland. She is a mother of three teenage children; 2 girls (15 & 18) and a boy (13 years old). Kirita was raised and educated in Samoa and later on attended the Brigham Young University in Hawaii where she graduated with a Bachelor Degree in Social Work and a Baccalaureate Teaching Certificate. Kirita has work experience in different roles including admin and tech support, guidance counsellor, finance clerk, safety and security manager, and teaching in Okinawa, Japan.

Kirita loves sports, baking, cooking, and spending time with her family. She is excited and looking forward to working with the team and girls at the hostel.