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Turangi Teacher Honoured

Turangi Teacher Honoured

Turangi deputy principal, Janeve Green, a deputy principal from Turangi has today been honoured for he contribution to education.

She was made an Associate of the country’s largest education union, NZEI Te Riu Roa at awards ceremony in Wellington.

NZEI Te Riu Roa has 42,000 members and represents teachers and principals in primary schools, teachers in early childhood education centres, support staff in primary and secondary schools, special education staff in primary and secondary schools and advisers in the tertiary sector.

The awards were presented by Bruce Adin, NZEI Te Riu Roa National President, at the opening of the union’s 120th Annual Meeting in Wellington. They are given in recognition of the members contribution to education and the union.

“This award acknowledges a commitment to excellence in education,” says Bruce Adin.

“It is given in recognition for the hard work the member done to support their colleagues and to help the students they work with.”

Janeve Green is deputy principal at Kuratau Primary near Turangi. Her teaching career began at Red Hill School in Papakura in 1975. In 1987 she moved to Turangi and for the last 18 years has taught at three schools in the area - Turangi Primary, Hirangi School and Kuratau, where she has been since 1997. She is a dedicated hard working teacher and has been a committed member of NZEI Te Riu Roa throughout her career. She is known affectionately in the Turangi area as “Mrs NZEI.”

NOTE: The awards ceremony is at 1pm Sunday September 21.

It is at the Duxton Hotel, Wellington, in The Ballroom on the 6th floor.

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