Harata Day


Email: harata@haemata.co.nz

Ph: (07) 308-6322

DDI: (07) 929-5850


Harata has had extensive experience in the education field including 12 years with the New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA) as a School Relationship Manager in the Schools Quality Assurance and Liaison Team. Harata's main role within NZQA was to ensure kura/schools effectively manage credible assessment for national qualifications.

Prior to this role, Harata was a Māori Education Advisor with the University of Waikato School of Education, School Support Services. Harata was also the HOD Māori at Kawerau College and Bream Bay College in Ruakaka in past years. Harata's previous experiences extend her capabilities in the following areas:

  • Consent to assess
  • Quality assurance
  • Internal and external moderation
  • Results analysis
  • NCEA for trainee teachers
  • NCEA and the whānau
  • Teachers new to NCEA
  • NCEA for new Principals and BOTS
  • Understanding Standards Based Assessment (SBA)
  • One on one assessment support for school-selected teachers
  • Te Marautanga o Aotearoa
  • Planning teaching programme
  • Strategies for improving the achievement of Māori students
  • Designing assessment tasks
  • Contextualising assessment material


2000 – BMEd – Te Whare Wānanga o Awanuiārangi

1994 – Teacher Registration

1992-94 – Cert Arts and Social Sciences