Ko Hazel Grace taku Ingoa
I am Raranga Kaiako (weaving teacher) for Te Wananga O Aotearoa in Mangere.
I have been teaching Raranga for the past 35 years.
At the moment I deliver the Diploma level in Mangere and I also deliver the level 4 course.
Throughout my time here at Te Wananga O Aotearoa I have been able to help my past tauira (students) gain employment here at Te Wananga O Aotearoa as Kaiako too.
My husband also is a Kaiako and teaches Whakairo (carving) and also has been teaching for the same amount of time.
We have four adult children that are also all teachers: one teaches carpentry, one is a mainstream teacher, one teaches Kura kaupapa, and one teaches and leads the Maori devision National Correspondence School.
My whanau has a passion to teach and we get so much joy doing what we do.