About us

We are a team of enthusiastic, creative individuals committed to delivering high quality, engaging education programmes and events. During the school term, we offer students of all ages a unique educational experience to reflect on one of the most culturally diverse cities in New Zealand – Porirua. Our education staff have create positive, relevant and fun education programmes for your class, catering to curriculum requirements.

Our Education Team, Josie Whelan, Senior Educator and Amber Bell, ELC Educator, look forward to meeting with you and your ākonga soon.

We currently offer:

  • Primary, secondary and tertiary programmes
  • Professional Development for educators
  • Contemporary art and social history exhibitions
  • Local heritage programmes
  • Gallery tours

Group and School Bookings for 2022

Book your visit and enquire here. 'Booking a school visit'.

Contact us

Email patakaeducation@poriruacity.govt.nz or phone (04) 237 1512, 021632409 if you'd like us to tailor a programme to meet your learning goals.

Email: patakaeducation@poriruacity.govt.nz
Instagram: https://instagram.com/pataka_museum_education

School visit programmes

Teacher resources