Ngutuawa

The #oresome educators in Ngutuawa work hard to ensure fun, focussed learning through play and deliberate acts of teaching. Learn more about these fabulous Learning Coaches who make the magic happen through provocations, discovery, literacy, maths and heaps of hands on fun.


Amanda Hagberg

I started teaching in 2008 after getting my bachelors of science in elementary education from Indiana University in the United States.

I moved to New Zealand a year ago. I love New Zealand and all of the people I have met so far! This is my second year as a learning coach at Ormps.

When I am not at school I enjoy reading, camping, hanging out with my mates, and exploring beautiful New Zealand!


Hannah Peddie

I completed my Masters of Education (Primary) degree from The University of Auckland. I also have a Masters degree in Anthropology and a Bachelor of Arts.

Started my Teaching career last year at Ormiston Primary after working in the laboratory at the NZ Blood service for 8 years.

I am Scottish but have lived in New Zealand most of my life

I have two children, Aria (5) and Emma (3)


Payal Rao

I completed my Bachelor in Education (Primary specialisation) degree from The University of Auckland

Started my Teaching career last year at Ormiston Primary

I am Fijian Indian but have lived in New Zealand my whole life.

My favourite subjects to teach are literacy, art and iExperience