Kairuruku Hononga | Relationship Coordinator

Our Kairuruku Hononga (Relationship Coordinators) will work closely with you to support your ākonga (students) to achieve their learning goals at Te Kura.

Stay in touch and feel free to ask them anything.

Erik Merkens – Northern Region
Email: erik.merkens@tekura.school.nz
Phone: 09 365 9830
Mobile: 027 366 8884

Rayley Senora – Central North Region
Email: rayley.senora@tekura.school.nz
Phone: 07 837 8863
Mobile: 027 605 6834

Matthew Weldon-Smith – Central South Region
Email: Matthew.Weldon-Smith@tekura.school.nz
Mobile: 027 488 0415 Ext 8425

Sheena Sherratt-Smith – Southern Region
Email: sheena.sherratt-smith@tekura.school.nz
Phone: 04 474 4371
Mobile: 027 591 7742

Sam deMello-Te Tau Ihu – Top of the South Island, Whakatū (Nelson and Waiharakeke, Marlborough)
Email: sam.demello@tekura.school.nz
Phone: 0800 65 99 88 ext. 3503
Mobile: 027 381 4779

Raphael Millen – Ara Poutama Aotearoa/Department of Corrections and Realm Schools – Cook Islands, Niue, and Tokelau
Email: Raphael.Millen@tekura.school.nz
Phone: 04 474 4399
Mobile: 027 269 6373