Emma is an experienced primary school teacher who stepped out of the classroom in 2019. Currently, she is a Learning Support Coordinator for Te Iti Kahurangi Kāhui Ako, working in and across schools within Onehunga and Mangere Bridge. Emma is passionate about supporting Māori and Pasifika ākonga with additional needs and their whānau to navigate the education system to achieve more positive experiences and outcomes along their journey.
Emma is looking forward to bringing her skills, experience, and values as an educator, mother, and aunty into the girls’ kāinga. Above all Emma enjoys getting to know people and values relationships. She hopes to have a positive impact at the girls’ kāinga and is eager to learn alongside and from kōhine as well