Have a wonderful break everyone! School starts for Term 2 on 29 April 2024

Board | Poari

The Board | Poari is a Crown entity and takes on the role of Governance.  Members include the Principal | Tumuaki and elected parents/caregivers who can co-opt further members.  Elections are held every three years with 2025 being the next election year.

The Board | Poari are:

Presiding Member (PM)  Kamaka Tarawa (re-elected)

Principal | Tumuaki 

Staff Board Member  Mariana Kaitai (re-elected)

Board Member  Simone Pakieto (re-elected)

Board Member Andre’ Monga (new)

Board Member  Carla Perese (new)

Board Member:  Fa’atili Toala (new) 

Board Member:  casual vacancy – Following the advertised period of notification, the Board has completed the selection of a 5th member to the Board.  Congratulations and nau mai, haere mai, afio mai Mr Fa’atili Toala

TPS Board Selection Parent Letter Aug 2023.pdf

Board | Poari Meetings

–  Board Folder (Agendas/Minutes/Reports) available from the Finance Administrator/PA Kathleen Horn, in the Office

–  Held twice a term (usually Week 5 and 10) on Wednesdays at 8 am in the Board Room


Tāmaki Primary School Policies – we welcome shared review

***TERM 4 BOARD POLICY REVIEW is closing soon for your comment (please see Newsletter reminders)

–  click on ‘Our School’ Tab and then click on ‘Policies and Procedures‘ 

–  log into SchoolDocs to find our Policies

–  look for & click on the blue ‘Reviews’ Tab when you are on our Tāmaki Primary SchoolDocs home page

–  we welcome your comment on specific policies that are scheduled for review by the Board

***NB.  As per the Board’s Policy and Term 2 review, the Board shared their DRAFT Health and Physical Education Curriculum Delivery Statement for parents’/caregivers’ feedback.  The Board has now adopted the Delivery Statement.

TPS_HPE Statement DRAFT Aug 2023_Board.pdf

The Board once again thanks you for your vital feedback. 

More info on Board’s role here:


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