Raewyn Overton-Stuart

With a background in early childhood education (starting with a Kindergarten Teacher’s Diploma in the early 1980s), along with stints in admin, there is not much that Raewyn hasn’t seen in her 30 year career. Raewyn an active member of the Home Early Learning Organisation (HELO) and CECEAA (Christian Early Childhood Education Association of Aotearoa).  She soundly believes in […]

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Tony Stuart

Although I have been a part of PAUA since its inception, I didn’t come on board full-time until July 2006. My role has changed markedly as we have built up our admin support team, and I now no longer have a lot of direct contact with our Educators, instead working behind the scenes to make […]

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Andrea Farmer

I am a Visiting Teacher in Auckland and manage the recruitment for PAUA Poppetts Nanny and Babysitting Service. I have been in the ECE sector since the day I turned 15 and I graduated from Auckland College of Education in 1993 as an ECE teacher. I have always wanted to work with children and have […]

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Annie O

Kia Ora, my name is Annie O and I am super excited to be joining PAUA as a Visiting Teacher. I have been working in the PAUA Product Shop in Eden Terrace since May 2017; also supporting Andrea with the PAUA Poppetts Nanny and Babysitting work. I am happily married to my husband of 13 […]

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Angel Gerrard

Kia ora, ko Angel Gerrard ahau, and I am a Visiting Teacher for the Palmerston North area. I was born in Rotorua, and lived there for a little while before my life’s journey took me to many other places within New Zealand. I met and married my husband and had 3 children in Gisborne, there’s […]

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Amanda Richardson

Variety is the spice of life – and as Raewyn’s PA, no day is predictable! I enjoy the opportunity to serve, learn and improve as we strive for excellence, as well as the challenge of keeping up with the ever-changing world of education. Originally from Shannon in the Horowhenua, my husband, two children and I […]

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Brooke Jackson

Hi my name is Brooke and I am from Kaitaia but am living in Kerikeri with my two children Tara, 15, and Aidan who is 10. We have been here for the last three years but luckily we are not too far from home so still get to spend lots of time in the Far North with family. […]

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Carron Crawford

Hi! My name is Carron Crawford. I am married and have two daughters and we live in Palmerston North. My personal interests include baking, cooking and gardening. I especially enjoy creating things for special occasions like birthdays and Christmas. Meeting people from a range of different backgrounds and cultures is something else I enjoy doing, […]

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Cassie Evaroa

Tena koe, Ko Cassie ahau He uri ahau no Paraparaumu No Tutaenui ahau I am passionate about the learning and development of tamariki, particularly because they develop and learn so quickly and I feel privileged to be a part of that process. The curriculum areas that I am most interested in developing is physical movement, […]

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Deirdre Jones

Hi my name is Deirdre Jones. I am married to an amazing man, Nick and we have a precious little girl Scarlett. We live in our home town in the Far North, with our family all around us. We also foster children, which we love doing. I have been involved with childcare for over 15 […]

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