Kia ora, welcome to the Bay of Plenty Branch of NZEALS

Our branch is relatively young having begun in the latter part of 2007 with the support of Ruth Gorinski and Reynold Macpherson. The BOP branch serves a diverse community and a wide geographical area from the East Coast to Waihi, including Tauranga to Rotorua.  Our mission is to provide high quality speakers on relevant topics pertaining to the various sectors of the education system.  Our target audiences include school  Principals, DPs and APs, teacher-leaders, ECE centre managers, aspiring educational leaders, tertiary education leaders,  lecturers, student teachers,  and parents involved in the governance of schools. Our vision is to develop a reputable educational leadership service to the Bay of Plenty by facilitating affordable meetings with experienced and qualified speakers on a range of inspiring and relevant topics.  The branch is grateful to the support over the years from the Waiariki Institute of Technology in Rotorua, Te Whare Wananga o Awanuiarangi and Eastbay REAP in Whakatane, Bethlehem Tertiary Institute Tauranga, and various schools that have kindly hosted meetings. 

Please see Event Calendar for further information about coming events in this region or contact Branch Executive members below



Melanie Taylor

Golden Sands School Papamoa
+64 (0)7 542 4550
Email Melanie


Rebecca Power

Tahatai School


Andrew King
Oropi School


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