Āwhina Gray (Ngāti Raukawa, Ngāti Manawa)


Email: awhina@haemata.co.nz

Ph: (07) 308-6322

Āwhina has taught in the primary, intermediate, secondary, and tertiary sectors and is a part-time Whakaakoranga tutor at Te Wānanga o Raukawa. Since 1997, she has been involved in a variety of Ministry of Education initiatives as a manager, co-ordinator and facilitator in both long and short term projects, including the re-development of Te Marautanga o Aotearoa and resources to support the revised marautanga.

For several years now, Āwhina has been involved in providing professional development for Māori teachers through a number of initiatives.  She has also undertaken professional development research for Māori teachers in secondary schools and has been involved with NCEA since its inception. Āwhina is currently one of the panel leads involved in developing achievement standards and support resources that derive from Te Marautanga o Aotearoa.  


1995 - Diploma Design and Art: Te Wānanga o Raukawa.
1993 - Higher Diploma of Teaching.
1993 - Diploma of Bilingual Teaching.
1984 - Trained Teachers Certificate.
1983 - Teachers College Diploma: Wellington College of Education