About Us

Our shared purpose is to enhance digital education to enable our students to become successful, lifelong, connected, collaborative and creative learners.

Te Hinaki Education Trust is a registered Charitable Trust that has been established in the service of the kaupapa of the Horowhenua Schools to meet the aims of the initiative

Te Hinaki Education Trust will support the achievement of the strategic goals by :

  • Supporting children, whanau and communities
  • Accelerating capability, enjoyment and results
  • Providing learning infrastructure, systems and resources
  • Access learning tools


Our Vision  Our Schools


Te Hinaki

Our People

Steering Group - nominated by group of 15 schools at a meeting in Dec 2014

  • Dr Juliana Mansvelt - BOT Chair Manakau School
  • Tracey White - Levin Intermediate BOT
  • Hamish Ruawai - Principal Levin East School
  • Guy Reichenbach - DP Waiopehu College
  • Grant Congdon - Principal Horowhenua College
  • Murray Powell - Principal Shannon School
  • Hamish Stuart - Principal Foxton Beach
  • Wendy Fraser - Te Takere
  • Jacqui Kerins - BOT Levin East School

Trustees - nominated by Steering Group

  • Doug Rowan - Lawyer
  • Chris Corke - IT
  • Chris Dyhrberg - Electra
  • Larry Ellison - Entrepreneur
  • Caroline Connor - Colbert Cooper

When all we want is a great Education