About us

Introducing our new Team, Josie Whelan, Senior Educator and Kelsey Hankins ELC Teacher!
We look forward to meeting with you and your ākonga soon.

We’re a team of enthusiastic, creative individuals committed to delivering high quality, engaging education programmes and events. During school term time 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 created positive, relevant and fun education programmes for your class, based on your curriculum requirements.

We offer:

  • Primary, secondary and tertiary programmes
  • Specialist education staff
  • Contemporary art and social history exhibitions
  • Local heritage programmes
  • Gallery tours
  • Remote learning opportunities

Group and School Bookings for 2022

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

We are following the latest Covid Level protocols and adhering to Ministry of Education and Porirua City Council guidelines. Please Read through our Covid Protocols Pātaka Education here in advance of your visit.

Please check out the current Education Newsletter click here for updated information about some of the exciting exhibitions on show during Term 1 & 2.

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