Takaka Primary School

Kia Kotahi Tātou, Tū Tonu Mai!


Mr Leath Armstrong


Mr A is the whānau teacher of Room 2, Totara, our Year 3-4 boys class. Leath is the Associate Leadership (AP), and as such will be released from class two mornings per week, as well as being on the Shared Leadership Team (SLT). Leath's students are supported by Katie Lavers and Kylee McGregor when he is out of the class.

Whanau teacher of Room 4, Kahikatea, Year 6, on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays.

Lynda will continue her role of Across School Teacher in our Kahui Ako (Community of Learning) and while she is attending to this, Talia will be teaching (Thursdays and Fridays). Lynda continues as Senior Hub Leader on the Shared Leadership Team (SLT).

Katie is the Inclusion Leader (catering for additional and divergent needs), and as such will be joining other leaders on our Shared Leadership Team (SLT).

Talia is the Whānau Teacher of Kauri, Room 3.

Kia Ora, My name is Talia Lynch. I am a born and bred local and grew up on a farm in Puramahoi. I left Golden Bay to complete my tertiary education before having the opportunity to teach in Motueka, Nelson, England, and Auckland. After being away 20 years it was time to come home, and I recently returned with my husband Michael, and two young boys, Kahu and Mana.

Whanau teacher of Room 7-8, Pikopiko, Year 0-1. Margaret has both a Steiner and NZ curriculum background, and you will see lots of learning through play, singing, creating and exploring in our Junior Hub.

Lisa is the Whānau teacher for Room 1, Totara. Her class of creative children do lots of learning through play, while also building their learning power with lots of core skills.

Lisa is keen on the outdoors, and as such her class take time outside in the forest and gardens, creating incredible learning experiences in all sorts of weather!

We are Takaka Primary School, Together we stand tall!

Whakapā mai / Contact Us

Phone +64 3-525 9035
Email postie@takakaprimary.school.nz

Wāhi Noho / Physical Address

9 Wadsworth Street,

Ngā Wāhanga 2019 / Term Dates

Term 1: 7 Feb - 12 Apr
Term 2: 29 Apr - 5 Jul
Term 3: 22 Jul - 27 Sep
Term 4: 14 Oct - 20 Dec

Ngā Hāora i te Tari / Office Hours

8.15am - 3.15pm
Monday to Friday (Term time)
Takaka Primary School 2019