*FIRST DAY back Term One Thursday 3 February 2022 🙂  Have a lovely holiday, many thanks e te whānau ❤️

Welcome to Tāmaki Primary School

Whāia te ara tika | Follow the right path

Principal's Welcome

Kia Ora, Mālō e lelei, Talofa lava, Kia Orāna, Kamusta, Salam

I’m delighted to have joined TPS as your Principal at the start of 2021.  

I’ve been in the education field for 33+ years, in and out of Auckland, across all Primary School levels, in a range of diverse settings.  I’ve been a Principal of three schools, most recently in Mangere, Auckland.

We welcome your interest in our fabulous School – close to Maungarei and on the shore of the Tāmaki river.  We’re a committed, caring staff and Board, with a clear focus on quality relationships and quality teaching/learning for our tamariki.  We continue to work towards and look forward to our new School re-build developments.

I’m super keen to meet and get to know you.  See you soon!

PS. We’re currently updating our website. Thank you for your patience.

Mauri ora,

Dr. Deanna Johnston

Principal | Tumuaki

EdD, MEd, BEd, DipTchg

EMCC Senior Practitioner

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