Tupuranga Engagement & Attendance Service

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The Tupuranga Attendance and Engagement Service supports tamariki, rangatahi, and their whānau to:

  • Feel good and have fun at kura
  • Connect with friends and the school community, and represent their kura with pride
  • Experience a sense of belonging and feel valued and validated in their identity, language, and culture
  • Succeed in learning and acquire skills to thrive throughout life

Find out more here.

  • Young people aged between 6 and 16 years who have not attended school or kura for a while, or are not enrolled in a school or kura.
  • Contact: tupuranga@pw.maori.nz
  • Free service

Tupuranga Team


Adam Duchac

Tupuranga Co-Lead


Makera Hansen-James 

Tupuranga Co-Lead


Emma Solomon

Workflow Co-ordinator

Gemma 1

Gemma Reid

Attendance and Engagement Kaimahi

Josh 3

Josh Poi

Attendance and Engagement Kaimahi


Nicole Parry  

Attendance and Engagement Kaimahi